Geordie Mark: Catalysts, Not Uranium Prices, Grow Stocks

Because of ongoing nuclear power development in China, Africa and the Middle East, uranium prices could bounce back to pre-Fukushima levels of $70/lb. in 2012, says Geordie Mark, a research analyst at Haywood Securities. Instead of waiting for prices to rebound, some mining companies are moving ahead with regulatory and construction projects to . . . → Read More: Geordie Mark: Catalysts, Not Uranium Prices, Grow Stocks

Field Notes: National Interest REE Projects Being Fast Tracked

“What do you get when you put a professor, a fisherman and a creative Wall Street journalist together? Answer: science fiction, fishy stories and IPOs trying to sell the latest version of snake oil to unsuspecting investors.”

Many years ago, farmers in Pennsylvania noticed a murky liquid seeping up through the soil. . . . → Read More: Field Notes: National Interest REE Projects Being Fast Tracked

The Ride Down Mount Parnassus

It’s like the Groundhog Day of economic impact reports released again yestersay. I guess this will be an annual event.

I guess I really need get back to my Marcellus Shale experiment from last week. Last week I had put up a chart, deliberately unlabeled in part with some data on employment. The horizontal/time . . . → Read More: The Ride Down Mount Parnassus

Economic Events on August 3, 2011

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM EDT, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM EDT, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs in July.

At 8:15 AM EDT, . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 3, 2011