American Medicine is Sick

First, here’s this:

Cancer-busting chemotherapy can cause damage to healthy cells which triggers them to secrete a protein that sustains tumour growth and resistance to further treatment, a study said Sunday.

Researchers in the United States made the “completely unexpected” finding while seeking to explain why cancer cells are so resilient inside the human . . . → Read More: American Medicine is Sick

Will Your REEs Suffer Molycorp Contagion? Chris Berry Advises Patience

Molycorp’s poor performance has impacted the entire rare earth sector. Until the rare earth element “super-cycle” gains steam again, investors need to reset their expectations. In this exclusive Critical Metals Report interview, Chris Berry of House Mountain Partners discusses what really matters in a rare earth element company, and why investors should exercise . . . → Read More: Will Your REEs Suffer Molycorp Contagion? Chris Berry Advises Patience

Economic Events on August 15, 2012

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

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Consumer Price Index report for July will be released.  The consensus is that CPI increased 0.2% last month, . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 15, 2012