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  • 8 Stocks You May Profit From Shorting [View article]
    (seekingalpha.com/symbo...) has got to do something about their image of being a hype.

    I found this Jan 14 article in Bloomberg which read in part:
    Molycorp Inc. and potential rivals in rare-earth mining are competing for advantage as lawmakers seek to revive U.S. production of the minerals used in products from “smart” bombs to wind turbines and mobile phones.

    The company, which is preparing to reopen a shuttered mine in California, wants federal loan guarantees to convert the elements into metals, alloys and magnets, Jim Sims, Molycorp’s vice president for public affairs, said in an interview.

    U.S. officials and lawmakers are calling for development of domestic rare-earth supplies after China’s announcement in July that it would cut its export quotas by more than 70 percent. China produced about 97 percent of the world’s supply of rare earths in 2009, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Companies are lobbying Congress for legislation that would favor them, said mine owner James Kennedy.

    “It’s a very jealous industry,” said Kennedy, owner of Wings Enterprises Inc. of St. Louis, which is developing a mine in Missouri. “Nobody wants to see anything that would bring more production online” by competitors.

    Rare earths, a group of 17 minerals that share similar properties, became a political and legislative issue after China’s move to reduce exports. Supplies are “at risk” of being disrupted, the U.S. Energy Department said in a report last year.

    Total demand is likely to grow to 190,100 metric tons in 2014, while the supply will be 170,000 tons, Lynas Corp., a Sydney-based developer of rare earths, said in a presentation in October. The supply last year was estimated at 136,100 tons, according to the company. The Bloomberg Rare Earth Mineral Resources Index of 14 companies that mine rare-earth minerals more than doubled last year, and climbed 0.6 percent in the first nine trading days this year. The index fell 1.2 percent yesterday.

    While pushing for loan guarantees, Molycorp says it opposes efforts backed by other companies to shorten environmental reviews that it has already completed.

    Greenwood Village, Colorado-based Molycorp hired Jonathan Etherton, a former Senate Armed Services Committee staff aide, in December to assist in its Washington efforts, according to a lobbying registration report filed with the Senate. McBee Strategic Consulting in Washington also is helping Molycorp.
    Jan 18, 2011. 11:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Denison Mines: An Investment in Uranium's Growth Potential [View article]
    Well for me, every stock every day begins at -0-. I can only hope for an up trend. So I spend the nights reading and studying.
    Jan 18, 2011. 09:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is the Emerging Market Bull Run Over? [View article]
    Started trading when I retired and it's all I do from 4am to 9am (hawaiian time) when I decide to go read at the beach, unless it's raining, then I wash the car. Keeps me in touch with the imaginary world out there that has fun chasing a dream.
    Jan 18, 2011. 07:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Denison Mines: An Investment in Uranium's Growth Potential [View article]
    (CCJ) looked pretty good this morning right off then Squat.
    Jan 18, 2011. 07:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is the Emerging Market Bull Run Over? [View article]
    Yes, there are always those odds of a crash while I'm busy buying down trends because I do like to work the spreads, but I'm always looking to get out and I don't stay too long in one market that's not either hyped or has good P&E ratios. I do the homework as best I can and try and figure out how the spreads will rally but I don't like paying rent for any stock-trade.

    I don't tell you any of this to justify my actions on how I trade, but in my continued search for better ways to day trade. Today like most days worked out just fine. Tomorrows another day and to me all stock trades have a -0- beginning. Some will rally up and it's up to me to figure out which ones it will be. My guess is that silver and gold will either drop or vascellate again. So that will not be my market tomorrow.

    I picked (seekingalpha.com/symbo...) at $327.50 and sold out at $342.20 and (seekingalpha.com/symbo...) at $98.21 which didn't rally like I expected but ended up at $98.19. Maybe tomorrow that'll be my day. (seekingalpha.com/symbo...) dips to $340 or less +/- and I buy back in and see where it goes after that.
    Jan 18, 2011. 07:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Steel Stalls [View article]
    As far as M&A's there wasn't any talk about it. Just that there could be a slow in production for a length of time coupled with higher demands. There was no information I could find as to how long this would affect the industry.

    Today (MEE) gained about $.80, (ANR) (PCX) & (ICO) broke even, o well, guess they weren't affected that much.
    Jan 18, 2011. 06:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is the Emerging Market Bull Run Over? [View article]
    Like it or not, this is why I say get out at the end of the day, then this is one concern you will not have to deal with. The crash is coming some day whether you are ready for it or not. If it doesn't come in the form of a crash, it will come in the form of a re-adjustment. Either way, if you get out and then in daily, you will not be caught off guard.
    Jan 18, 2011. 05:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 8 Stocks You May Profit From Shorting [View article]
    That's suppose to be (MCP) portfolio
    Jan 18, 2011. 01:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 8 Stocks You May Profit From Shorting [View article]
    I personally worked the stock from the $33 range and got out at the $53 range. It is hype and the stock trade has no/minimal substance. All anybody has to do is check out (seekingalpha.com/symbo...) portfolio to know this. It's not like this is a guessing game of chance. :oI
    Jan 18, 2011. 01:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is the Emerging Market Bull Run Over? [View article]
    There are some tech stocks or (AAPL) type stocks that I would agree with you, but not with PM stocks. Just can't see leaving crops in the fields when the 2 week floods are on the horizon.
    Jan 18, 2011. 12:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Precious Metals Correction Presents Buying Opportunity [View article]
    This is what I was trying to imply about day trading and getting out of Silver and Gold into other markets. I didn't specify the reason or the time period like you did, but the principle is the same, get out when the market dips and get back in and work it when it's bullish.
    Jan 18, 2011. 12:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Denison Mines: An Investment in Uranium's Growth Potential [View article]
    (PALAF) is up but only with 15k vol. trading good price but just don't like those volumes.
    Jan 18, 2011. 10:50 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Denison Mines: An Investment in Uranium's Growth Potential [View article]
    (CCJ) took off this morning almost 20% rise to $41. Very good.
    Jan 18, 2011. 10:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Two Indian Stocks Defying the BSE [View article]
    You may have sold (SIFY) a little early. Opened at $2.80 vascellated a bit then shot up to $3.34. Leveling off a bit right now. But still up around 10%
    Jan 18, 2011. 10:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Two Indian Stocks Defying the BSE [View article]
    (REDF) hit $8.07 19 min. after opening at $8.03. Then it took off to $9.20. Good lead.
    Jan 18, 2011. 10:44 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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