26.10.2010 - Rare earth metals: What’s moving this commodity?
From Moneylife.in: China, the world’s largest producer of rare earths, has been intervening in the mining and production of these commodities in order to jack up prices. While a few rare earth metals have seen a spike in values, it looks like the invisible hand will eventually triumph over state-sponsored capitalism Rare earth metals are commodities. Like other commodities they have been on the rise lately, but exactly the reason why stands as a parable for state-controlled capitalism in general and its consequences, especially in China..............................................Full Article: Source
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