What happened to the rare earths boom?

In early 2011 two questions occupied the minds of investors: what are rare earths and how do I get some? The boom was already well underway with the groups of 17 previously unheard of substances clocking enormous price gains in a short amount of time.China, which controls 95% of the supply of rare earth elements, was threatening to limit exports and use its market power as a political weapon. With rare earths essential for use in telecoms, autos, batteries and renewables, it was thought prices would stay – you guessed it – stronger for longer. A new paradigm of high...

In early 2011 two questions occupied the minds of investors: what are rare earths and how do I get some? The boom was already well underway with the groups of 17 previously unheard of substances clocking enormous price gains in a short amount of time.

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