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    Rare Earths 101

    March 1, 2010 by Mining Markets staff

    From LCD screens and cellphones to hybrid cars, the rare earths are ubiquitous in modern life –and irreplaceable in many technologies because of their unique magnetic, heat resistant and fluorescent …

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    Basking In The Glow

    March 1, 2010 by Alisha Hiyate

    With the explosion of publicity around the rare earth elements (REEs), juniors exploring for the little known metals saw their share prices take flight last year — anywhere from 200-5,000%.

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    REE Juniors Stand Strong

    March 1, 2010 by Alisha Hiyate

    With so many unknowns around rare earth element (REE) metallurgy, supply and demand, and pricing, it’s easy to see why mainstream investors are wary of the sector. Yet it shows no signs of fading away…

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    Metals In A Post-Crash World

    December 1, 2009 by Eric Coffin And David Coffin

    Now that 2009 isdrawingtoaclose, it’stime to read the tea leaves and gauge how the metals markets might perform going forward.

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    Ned Goodman Bullish On Basic Resources

    December 1, 2009 by Susan Kirwin

    Swe’re all a little worried about the precarious financial situation south of the border, but that doesn’t mean doom and gloom for everyone, said DundeeWealth chairman Ned Goodman at a Toronto CFA Soc…

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    Ross Beaty: The Green Leap Forward

    December 1, 2009 by Vivian Danielson

    Ross Beaty is no stranger to capital markets, having transformed more than $1 billion of investment capital into shareholder wealth exceeding $4 billion since 1994. He’s best known as the founder of P…

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    The New Yukon Gold Rush

    December 1, 2009 by Gwen Preston

    The Yukon is no stranger to gold fever. Since the Klondike gold rush in the late 1800s miners have been coaxing gold from the ground of Canada’s northwest corner. To date, the territory has produced m…

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    Rubicon’s Phoenix Gold Project Just Keeps Growing

    December 1, 2009 by Ron Mandel

    It will surprise no one if Rubicon Minerals’ (RMX-T, RBY-X) gold discovery on its Phoenix project in Ontario’s Red Lake gold camp turns out to be substantial.

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    Persistence Paying Off For Premier

    December 1, 2009 by Trish Saywell

    Ewan Downie knows how to warm up an audience. “What do the Toronto Maple Leafs and Billy Graham have in common,” the president and chief executive of Premier Gold Mines (PG-T, PIRGF-O) asked a group o…

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    Gold: You Give Me Fever

    December 1, 2009 by John Cumming

    Gold explorers tend to fall into one of two camps: the dreamers at the frontiers of geography and politics, and the pragmatists aiming to be cannier than the last prospector passing over the same grou…

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    Seeing The Big Picture

    September 1, 2009 by Angelo Vicere Special To Mining Markets

    As a financial advisor, my biggest challenge is to remind people why they own equity investments, to look at the big picture when they invest and to moderate their behaviour. This is easier said than …

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    The Great Yellow North

    September 1, 2009 by Mining Markets staff

    A few months ago a symposium in Vancouver on the state of the uranium market provided some simple lessons in supply and demand.