Despite the recent optimism across the metals sector, molybdenum prices are continuing on a downward trend. Last week, sluggish demand and high stockpiles caused European ferromolybdenum prices to drop below US $21 per kg. US market prices also slid.
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MAX Resource Corp. is a Canadian based exploration company with a diversified portfolio of mineral exploration projects in Canada and the Western United States. Our properties include “Molybdenum” in Alaska and Nevada, “Gold” in Alaska, Nevada and British Columbia and “Uranium” in New Mexico, Arizona and northern Canada.
Molybdenum prices have crashed from a high of $35 per pound at the end of October down to the recent level oft US $12 per pound. This represents the worst decline when it comes to commodity prices; a 53 percent drop to be exact.
Molybdenum has gone from an obscure metal, to a high performer garnering the attention of the LME, and then back to an undervalued alloying metal. Once an overlooked player in the investment arena, interest in moly picked up when worldwide spending on infrastructure took off, sending the metal’s price to new heights.
When investors first turn to metals to diversify their portfolio, they usually stick to the classic metals- silver, gold, and copper. The exotic metals- molybdenum, uranium, and tungsten are a rare first approach.
As with most investments there are risks and rewards associated with commodity investing, often in lock-step. Many investors hire experts to manage their money rather than doing the investigation required to increase the chances for success. But...