rare earth metal supply

China increases rare earth metal output to a new record high

Earlier in the year when trade tensions had reached a feverish pitch, one area where both the U.S. government as well as the financial...
Barrick Gold

Barrick Gold solves Tanzania gold mine dispute for $300 million

In the mining world, one of the largest gold producers just made a historic announcement. Barrick Gold (NYSE: GOLD), announced over the weekend that...
Palladium prices

Palladium prices stage triumphant return, breaks $1,700

Commodity investors following the precious metals market will recall the earlier palladium bubble seen in Q1 2019. Spurred on by electric vehicle demand alongside...

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America moves to rekindle domestic rare earth production

metals
Rare earth metals have become somewhat of a hot topic a few months ago. A group of 17 crucial metals needed for manufacturing and...

Barrick Gold finalizes $1.2 billion Acacia Mining takeover

Barrick Gold
One of the world's largest gold miners just completed a major takeover it has been planning for years. Canadian gold giant Barrick Gold (NYSE: GOLD)...

Terrible Chinese factory data is further hurting copper prices

Copper prices
While precious metals such as gold, silver, and palladium have been doing extremely well over the past couple of months, the same cannot be...

Major attack on Saudi oilfields cuts output in half, oil prices...

Saudi arabia oil facilities
One of the biggest stories both in the financial press as well as political news once again has to do with the oil markets....

Vale shuts down second-largest iron mine, again

Vale
While Vale's (NYSE: VALE) iron output has recovered significantly over the past couple of months as iron facilities come back online following safety-induced shutdowns,...

U.S. natural gas prices expected to fall to 50-year lows

natural gas
The situation surrounding the U.S. natural gas market isn't particularly good. Not because companies are struggling or that output is low, rather, output has...

Potash giant Nutrien shuts down three mines with significant layoffs

Potash
Potash producers have been struggling to deal with low prices over the past while, something that has only gotten worse as fears of a...

Rising gold prices are bad news for the diamond market

gold prices
When it comes to stores of wealth, gold is the go-to commodity for worried investors. While other precious metals such as silver are correlated...

Gold prices could jump past $2,000, says CitiGroup

Gold
Gold prices have recently dipped back down below $1,500 per ounce, ending Tuesday's trading session at $1,489.51 per ounce. While a mild setback for...