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Rare Earth

Rare earth minerals is a collection of seventeen chemical elements and is used to various technological devices, including various superconductors, cellphones and other gadgets that have both commercial and military uses. Rare-earth prices have jumped after China, the source of more than 90 percent of worldwide supplies, cut its second-half export quota.

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The China-US rare earth games

Mar 23, 2012 - Asia Times Online

Articles About Rare Earth

A gamer plays "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" on an Xbox One console during the Xbox Play Day 2014, before the Gamescom 2014 fair in Cologne August 12, 2014. The Gamescom convention, Europe's largest video games trade fair, is opened to th
Washington Think Tank Hires ‘Call Of Duty’ Creator To Help Aid Against Future US Terror Attacks

By IBTimes AU

A video game creator has been tapped to help the U.S. government map strategies on how to combat future terror threats and attacks. (Sep 29)

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Afghanistan Discovered Sitting on $1 Trillion Worth of Rare Earths, Minerals

By IBTimes AU

Afghanistan has been discovered to be sitting atop a whopping $1 trillion worth of rare earths and other metals and minerals. (Sep 09)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, COPPER, SILVER

A hotel employee stands behind a curtain before Malaysia's Defence Minister Hishammuddin arrives for a news conference near Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia Denies Entry to Kiwi Mine Activist: Deprived Of Food and Water At Airport

By IBTimes AU

The authorities could have avoided the criticism about food and water being denied to the activist for 15 hours (Sep 03)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA, LAWYER

China Rare Earths: Increases 2014 Mining Quotas on Light Rare Earths

By IBTimes AU

China's Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) has announced the country has increased its 2014 mining quotes on light rare earths at 105,000 tonnes, a jump of 12 per cent from last year. Mining quotas for heavy rare earths and tungsten, in the meantime, were retained at 2013 levels. (Jun 20)

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Rare Earths Miner Lynas Replaces CEO Eric Noyrez With Amanda Lacaze; Miner Expects to Reach 11,000 Tonnes Target by End of June

By IBTimes AU

Eric Noyrez, CEO of rare earths producer Lynas Corporation (ASX: LYC) resigned from his post and will be replaced by Amanda Lacaze, Reuters reports. (Jun 06)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday June 4, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is falling for the second day and for the fourth time in five trading days. U.S. stocks snapped a three day win streak, giving the market a negative lead today. Despite a 0. (Jun 04)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP, AUSTRALIA, RIO TINTO

Asian Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 5/26/14

By Comsec

Local stocks saw a flat start to the trading week on Monday. Selling intentions harboured by participants were stymied by the strong finish seen for US stocks at the conclusion of last week which saw the broader US market end at record highs on Friday. (May 26)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, QUANTITATIVE EASING

China Mulls Increasing Export Taxes of Precious Rare Earths

By IBTimes AU

Two months after a WTO ruling said that had China violated international trade rules regarding its imposed measures on rare earths exports, the country plans to increase the export taxes of its precious metals and minerals this year, 2014. (May 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, WTO

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/1/14

By Comsec

Solid gains on Wall Street overnight have been ignored by local investors on the first day of a new month and quarter. The gains in the US were driven by dovish comments made by Fed Chair Janet Yellen. (Apr 01)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 3/27/14

By Comsec

The Australian share market is trading lower on Thursday, down 0.9 per cent at lunchtime in the East following weakness on Wall Street overnight. (Mar 27)

MORE TOPICS: RUPERT MURDOCH, INVESTMENT