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3/4/13Earn Income While You Wait for a Comeback in This $6 Stock (Jutia Group)

Shares of small-cap Molycorp (NYSE: MCP), a development stage company that engages in the production and sale of rare earth oxides, have been hit hard in the past two years. But it appears a price bottom has formed. Cheap is a relative term, but with downside risk of zero and unlimited upside potential, I think Molycorp [...]

1/18/13Molycorp Rallies On Renewed Takeover Chatter (Stock Wizard)

Shares of Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) rallied more than 2% on Friday on renewed speculation that the company could be a takeover target. Molycorp, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

1/2/13Molycorp Soars On Takeover Chatter (Stock Wizard)

  Shares of Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) soared more than 10% on Wednesday on speculation that the company could be a takeover target. Bloomberg News reported wednesda that Molycorp’s low... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

12/20/12BOOM! Goes the Molycorp (Random Roger's Big Picture)

The other day I heard or read a quick mention in passing of rare earth miner Molycorp (MCP). The chart tells us a lot about what type of stock it was, what expectations were and how those expectations ended up playing out, or not playing out in this case. From its peak it is down 85%. While anything is possible in the future it looks like a meaningful, permanent impairment of capital for anyone who went heavy at the wrong time and did not sell. The chart traces an arc that I've written...

4/10/12China Rare Earth (Wealth Daily)

I firmly believe graphite miners are about to experience the thousand-percent run-ups witnessed by rare earth companies over the past few years.

4/9/12Molycorp’s Rare Earth Reserves at Mountain Pass Increase by 36% (Phil’s Stock World)

Courtesy of Benzinga. Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) today announced that its proven and probable reserves of rare earth minerals at its Mountain Pass, California facility have increased by 36 percent, according to a new independent estimate. The updated estimate, based on [...]

3/27/12The Death of China's Rare Earth Monopoly (Energy and Capital)

I firmly believe graphite miners are about to experience the thousand-percent run-ups witnessed by rare earth companies over the past few years.

3/13/12U.S.-China Trade War Targets Rare Earth Minerals; Boosts Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) (Money Morning)

Election-year politics have heightened a U.S.-China trade war, and the latest move is focused on limiting China's control over rare earth minerals. The United States, Japan and the European Union intend to bring a case at the World Trade Organization against China's rare earth minerals exports, a U.S. official confirmed [...]

1/18/12Molycorp: A Growth Stock With Big Risks (Investment Underground » Page not found)

By John Warbuck Molycorp (MCP) is a leader in the production of rare earths in the United States and has positioned itself favorably in the market this year by securing advance orders on 58% of its Phase I production quota while being able to utilize an additional 20% of that quota for the production of its [...]

11/29/11Anthony Young: China, Molycorp and the Future of Rare Earths (Jutia Group)

The Critical Metals Report: The Chinese government is now enforcing environmental standards at its rare earth element (REE) mines. Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth (Group) Hi-Tech Co. Ltd., China's biggest rare earths producer, even halted production earlier this year. Yet the scarcity of these metals continues to provide China with unprecedented economic opportunity. Which side [...]

11/18/11Molycorp Stumbles, Avalon and Lynas Delay, Ucore Shines (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Certainly, little David (Ucore) appears to have a certain advantage over the cumbersome and much larger behemoths on the field. Ucore was called to Washington in an advisory capacity as an expert source for the edification of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

10/20/11Rally Ahead for Molycorp and Rare Earth Stocks? (Investment U)

Continuing supply disruptions and attempts to control the market in China are likely to prop up rare earth prices enough that investors should watch the rare earth market...Molycorp and Rare Earths Gaining Momentum... >>

10/11/11Chris Berry: The Great Rare Earth Metals Reset (REMX, MCP, REE, AVL, LYSCF) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:REMX, NYSE:MCP, AMEX:REE, AMEX:AVL, PINK:LYSCF

10/4/11John Thaler's JAT Capital Buys More Molycorp (MCP) (market folly)

John Thaler's hedge fund JAT Capital has been busy buying during the recent market turmoil. In a 13G filed with the SEC, JAT disclosed a 6.0% ownership stake in Molycorp (MCP) with 5,067,129 shares as of September 30th. This marks a 226% increase in their position size as they only owned 1.5 million shares at the end of the second quarter. Last week we detailed how JAT Capital bought Netflix in size as well. It will be interesting to see if anymore filings from Thaler's fund come through....

10/4/11Molycorp Rallies Ahead of Rare Earth Deposit Announcement (Stock Wizard)

Shares of Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) rallied more than 5% in Tuesday's pre-market trading following reports in the New York Times the company is set to announce a "so-called heavy rare earths" rocky outcropping in Southern California at a Department of Energy conference in Washington later today. The ore deposit is near Mountain Pass, Calif. and would require very little strip mining, Molycorp’s chief executive, Mark Smith was quoted as saying. Stay tuned for more. Full Disclosure:...

9/29/11China’s Rare Earths Monopoly – Peril or Opportunity? (REMX, MCP) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:REMX, NYSE:MCP, AMEX:AVL, AMEX:REE, NYSE:SVM

9/27/11The Rare Earth Sector: Questions Must Be Asked (Wall Street Sector Selector)

As exciting as the critical metals sector is becoming, Gold Stock Trades' Jeb Handwerger warns that the public is being bombarded with misleading information, even at the highest levels of commerce and policy. In this exclusive article for The Critical Metals Report, Jeb gives his take on Molycorp's recent presentation to Congress, and outlines key points investors and policymakers alike should use to inform their decisions.

9/27/11Three Strikes: Molycorp Strikes Out in Washington (Jutia Group)

This week, Molycorp Minerals (MCP:NYSE) went to bat before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, represented by CEO Mark Smith. What was needed was a confident batter presenting an urgent case for national survival. But instead of a strong slugger, all we got was a little leaguer. Opportunities were missed and runners were left stranded. The [...]

9/22/11This Rare Earth Leader is Now Dirt Cheap (Jutia Group)

On Tuesday, I brought my Scarcity & Real Wealth subscribers some important news, some of it bad, some of it good.The bad news: rare earth miner Molycorp (NYSE: MCP), one of my favorite stocks in this exciting sector, was down 22% on Tuesday, Sept. 20.Since then, it's fallen another 10%.So what precipitated the knee-jerk reaction [...]

8/31/11CBOU, MCP, Z, RGR Among Charts to Watch (Wall Street Sector Selector)

It was another decent day on Wall Street on Tuesday after the indices came on after a weak start and closed with gains for the day, although there was a light sell off. Even though they may be long on the tooth and due for a pullback in this zon...

8/12/11Molycorp Earnings Report Puts The Rare-Earth Strategic Metals ETF In Focus (REMX, MCP) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:REMX, NYSE:MCP, AMEX:AVL, AMEX:REE, AMEX:SHZ

8/11/11Molycorp 2Q profit beats Street amid ramp-up (Penny Stock DD)

Rare earths mining company Molycorp Inc. said Thursday that it posted a net profit in the second quarter as it ramped up production at its flagship facility in Mountain Pass, Calif. Net income in the three months through June 30 came to $48.8 million, or 52 cents per share, compared with a loss of $23.3 million, [...]

7/28/11Molycorp Leads Rare Earths Rally After New Supply Agreement (MCP, REE, AVL, LYSCF, REMX, NEMFF) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Molycorp (MCP), the largest U.S.-based rare earths miner, are soaring 8% and leading a broader rally in the rare earths sector after the company announced that one of its major supply agreements has been modified to allow the company to receive a higher maximum price for the the lanthanum it produces this year [...]

7/27/11Rare Earths and The Fall Of America (REMX, MCP, AVL, REE, LYSCF) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:REMX, NYSE:MCP, AMEX:AVL, AMEX:REE, PINK:LYSCF

7/26/11Rare Earths Soar, Baidu Higher After Earnings (Penny Stock DD)

The markets are trading lower on Tuesday after new housing starts fell for the second consecutive month, declining from 315,000 in May to 312,000 in June. In other economic news, the Consumer Confidence Index increased from 57.6 in June to 59.5 in July. Today's Top tickerspy Indexes: Rare Earth Stocks (up 5.5%, see graph): [...]

7/25/11Lynas: A Gray Swan For The Rare Earths Sector? (REMX, MCP, GS, LYSCF) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:REMX, NYSE:MCP, NYSE:GS, AMEX:REE, AMEX:AVL, NYSE:GDX, PINK:LYSCF

7/22/11MCP, MS, SINO, VRX Among Charts to Watch (Wall Street Sector Selector)

It was another big day on Wall Street on Thursday so a lot of our stocks had a good day. We’ll take look at some that are moving, and some that look promising. Molycorp, Inc. (MCP) had an important day on Thursday. The declining topsli...

7/20/11Rare Opportunities In The Metals For The 21st Century (REMX, REE, MCP) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

AMEX:AVL, NYSE:REMX, AMEX:REE, NYSE:MCP, NYSE:SLW

7/14/11Focus Stocks: MCP, COP, CNX (Stock Wizard)

Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) dropped more than 2% on Thursday after China, the biggest supplier of rare earths, almost doubled its export quota for the second half less than two weeks after the World Trade Organization found that its limits on raw- material shipments broke global rules. Shares of ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) surge more than 6% after the company announced that its board of directors has approved pursuing the separation of the company's Refining & Marketing and Exploration &...

7/6/11The World’s Most Important Commodity Is Often The Most Overlooked (PHO, MCP, PICO, LMNR) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:PHO, NYSE:MCP, NASDAQ:PICO, NASDAQ:LMNR, NYSE:SPY

7/6/11Molycorp’s Domestic Rare Earth Production About to Get Underway (Investment U)

U.S. politicians have finally caught on, calling domestic rare earth production a matter of national security and fortunately, the U.S. has a large deposit of rare earths located in Mountain Pass, California and is owned by Molycorp...

7/5/11US Hot Stocks: MCP, AUY, SATC, SAI, ZLCS (Stock Wizard)

Below we highlight few companies whose shares are actively trading in Tuesday's session. Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE MCP) dropped more than 2% after Japanese scientists announced that massive deposits of the 17 elements used to produce hybrid cars, laptops, smartphones and other high-tech devices can be extracted from the floor of the Pacific Ocean. Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE: AUY) rallied more than 5% after RBC Capital Markets LLC said it sees potential for a second-half rally in the...

6/21/11Tight Supply May Boost The Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX, MCP, TC) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:REMX, NYSE:MCP, NYSE:TC, AMEX:AVL, AMEX:REE

6/21/11What Else Is New? China’s Rare Earth Exports Fall Again (MCP, AVL, LYSCF, NEMFF, REE, REMX) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Molycorp (MCP), the largest U.S.-based rare earths miner, are up 1% despite Dahlman Rose, one of the research firms that has been most bullish on the stock, lowering its price target on the shares to $120 from $125 to reflect potential dilution attributable to the company's recent issue of $230 million in convertible [...]

6/20/11Molycorp Primed For A Bounce? (MCP, AVL, LYSCF, REE, REMX) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Molycorp (MCP), the largest U.S.-based rare earths miner, are surging 9% today after JPMorgan came to the beleaguered stock's defense, saying the company could operate significantly below planned rare earths production capacity and still create shareholder value. The good cheer didn't end there as JPMorgan boosted its price target on Colorado-based Molycorp to [...]

6/20/11Analyst Actions: MRVL, MCP, CAT, PCX, SWKS (Stock Wizard)

Marvell Technology (NASDAQ: MRVL): Lazard Capital Markets on Monday upgraded its rating on the company to Buy from Neutral.  Molycorp (NYSE: MCP): Piper Jaffray this morning upgraded its rating on the company to Overweight from Neutral. The firm maintained its $73 price target. Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT): Raymond James upgraded the company to strong Buy from Outperform. The firm maintained a $135 price target on shares of Caterpillar. Patriot Coal (NYSE: PCX): Goldman Sachs raised its...

6/17/11US Hot Stocks: MCP, HRBN, TSLA, APWR (Stock Wizard)

Below we highlight few companies whose shares are actively trading in Friday's session. Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) dropped more than 1% after Reuters reported that Sumitomo Corp., the company whose recent $130 million financing agreement with Molycorp is currently delayed, is having trouble finding Japanese customers for light rare earth materials. Rumors suggest clients in Japan are cautious on the group as the potential for alternative sources. Harbin Electric (NASDAQ: HRBN)...

6/8/11Focus Stocks: MCP, SPWRA, MCD, XOM (Stock Wizard)

Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) slumped more than 5% in Wednesday's pre-market trading after the company announced that, subject to market conditions, certain of its selling stockholders intend to offer 10,000,000 shares of Molycorp's common stock in a registered public offering. In addition, the selling stockholders intend to grant the underwriters of the Common Stock an option to purchase an additional 1,500,000 shares of the Common Stock. SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA) late Tuesday...

6/3/11Congress Searching For Rare Earths Answers As Demand Soars (MCP, NEMFF, LYSCF, REE, AVL) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Molycorp (MCP), the largest U.S.-based rare earths miner, are up 1.5%, good enough to be the best performance among rare earths producers, after comments made by politicians from both parties indicate Congress is at the very least aware of the problems with continued dependence on rare earths imports on the U.S. economy. The [...]

6/2/11What Molycorp Really Wants... (Wealth Daily)

Our Interview with Elissa Resources

5/26/11Molycorp Secondary Doesn’t Change Fundamentals, Dahlman Rose Says (MCP, REE, LYSCF, REMX, AVL) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Molycorp (MCP), the largest U.S.-based rare earths miner, are up 2% after Dahlman Rose, one of the first research firms to place a lofty price target on the stock, said plans by Molycorp insiders to sell 11.5 million shares in a secondary offering may create a slight near-term overhang, but does not alter [...]

5/24/11Looking For Silver (SLV) and Molycorp (MCP) to Break Out Of Recent Funks (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:MCP, NYSE:SLV

5/22/11Government Strategy Fails As Chinese Rare Earth Exports Surge In Q1 (MCP) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

China, the world's number one exporter of rare earth metals, just reported a year-over-year increase in its export of the materials, according to the Wall Street Journal. The increase was not modest either, with Q1 exports rising 33%. With 95% of the...

5/19/11US Hot Stocks: YRCW, MCP, BIG, PURE, TMO (Stock Wizard)

Shares of YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ: YRCW) plunged more than 22% Thursday after the troubled trucking company disclosed in a regulatory filing that it could lose its listing on the Nasdaq if it carries out an exchange offer as part of its restructuring deal designed to keep it from filing bankruptcy. The company said that it plans to ask for a waiver under a financial viability exception, but it may not get that waiver. Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) rallied more than 4% after China's...

5/11/11Molycorp Q1 Earnings Nowhere Near Consensus (MCP, AVL, REE, LYSCF, REMX) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Molycorp (MCP), the largest U.S.-based rare earths miner, are off 2% today after the company reported first-quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday that fell well short of Wall Street estimates. Molycorp posted a first-quarter loss of a loss of $909,000, or 3 cents a share, compared with $7.7 million, or 16 cents [...]

5/11/11Stocks to Watch: Disney, Molycorp and More (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Stocks to watch this morning include rare-earth company Molycorp and entertainment giant Disney, both of whom reported earnings after the close on Tuesday. Molycorp’s first-quarter loss narrowed due to higher sales volume and a jump in rare-earth...

5/10/11POP QUIZ: Name The Commodity That’s Up 3127% Since October 2009 (Wall Street Sector Selector)

We just mentioned MolyCorp's dud of an earnings report, but there's no denying that the rally in underlying rare earth prices has been unreal. Check out this table from the 10-Q. Quick! Someone make a Cerium ETF. (Cerium, btw, is used in catalytic co...

5/10/11Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP): Q1 2011 Earnings Roundup (Stock Wizard)

Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) reported late Tuesday that its first quarter net loss narrowed to $909,000, or 3 cents a share, compared with a loss of $7.7 million, or 16 cents a share, in the year earlier quarter. On an adjusted basis, the company earned 1 cent per share in the latest quarter. Revenue surged to $26.3 million, an increase of 21% sequentially and 770% year over year. Analysts, on average, expected the company to post earnings of 10 cents per share on revenue of $41.68...

5/10/11Rare Earth Darling MolyCorp Just Missed Earnings Estimates By A Mile (MCP, REE) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Shares of MolyCorp got hammered during today's market, and in after hours it's plunging some more after the company published a dismal earnings report. This is a young company that's focused on investment and growth, but still: revenue of $26.3 milli...

5/10/11Rare Earth Stocks Tumble Ahead of Molycorp Earnings, Lockup Expiration (MCP, AVL, LYSCF, REE, REMX) (tickerspy.com)

Shares of Molycorp (MCP), the largest U.S.-based rare earths miner, are plunging 7% ahead of the company's earnings report today after the close. Analysts are expecting Colorado-based Molycorp to post a profit of 10 cents a share on revenue of $41.68 million for the January-March quarter, but that may not be the only factor weighing [...]


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