Breaking Down Cobalt’s New Rally

Some analysts are now warning of an impending supply shortage of cobalt. Strange, considering that only three years ago, the market was flooded with so much cobalt that the metal’s price plunged by about 70% between 2018 and 2019 — see the Trading Economics chart below for details. Cobalt Price 5-yr Chart (USD/tonne) However, note […]

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The Cinderella of Metals

Almost 60 years ago now, the United States enacted the first automobile emissions standards the world had ever seen. Mainly concerned about smog in Los Angeles, regulators set thresholds intended to limit the amount of pollutants released into the atmosphere by automobiles. Year after year, the thresholds increased, targeted pollutants expanded, and governments worldwide began […]

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Why momentum for palladium could continue

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Palladium is officially the best performing metal in the world right now, having closed at a new all-time high of US$2,183 on January 14, 2020. For some context, the price of palladium hovered around US$1,300 this time last year—marking an increase of approximately 67.92% since January 2019.   Palladium prices have risen spectacularly over the […]

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