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Find A Treasure Trove Of Precious Metals… In Your Car

Precious metal recyclers like us “prowl” the concrete jungle looking for renewable scarce resources like platinum, palladium, rhodium and even gold from everyday objects in that have reached the end of their useful life. In addition to end-of-life computers, mobile devices and other electronics, your vehicle is also an excellent minefield of precious metals that can be

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Platinum is cheap – but will it ever get expensive again?

Today, we consider the investment case for the precious metal, platinum. I’ve identified platinum as “cheap” on these pages before and that is an adjective that still applies. In fact, now it is “even cheaper”. So should we be buying, selling, holding – what to do now? Why does anyone need platinum? Let’s start with

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Recover Platinum & Other Precious Metals from Your Junked Car

Introducing the Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) are a group of precious metals that share similar characteristics and chemical properties. The group comprises platinum and palladium as well as the lesser known rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium. The Periodic Table. Source: Wikipedia Where Are PGMs Found? The answer is mostly underground. PGMs are

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Get The Right Price For Your Catalytic Converters With the Right Sampling Equipment

In the catalytic converter recycling business, it literally pays to get your converters accurately assessed. Knowing how much PGM (Platinum Group Metals) your converters contain allows you to know whether you are getting a competitive offer or getting shortchanged. The go-to analytical method is the XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence), a proven non-destructive, analytical technique that determines

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When Waste Processing Meets Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency has absolutely nothing to do with waste processing. Well, think again. One particular cryptocurrency miner is about to use waste-to-energy to power their incredibly energy intensive mining machines. Ukrainian startup Zeus uses an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) to attract investors for their waste-processing plant, which will generate the electricity needed to power their mining machines. Any

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Palladium Prices Hit a 2-year High, But Watch For Ceiling

Palladium prices rose to a two-year high in April, making it the biggest gainer among precious metals. Last month we outlined some of the factors contributing to the palladium price rise: a growing auto sector; a strong South African currency; a falling dollar; and bullish sentiment across industrial metals. However, as prices continue to climb, it’s

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Why this precious metal could rise in price – sharply and soon

Mean reversion is one of the most powerful mathematical forces in the universe. (The “mean” is just another word for the “average”.) In mean reversion, extreme or random events may take you one way – but then they usually revert back to normal, or the average, over time. Mean reversion refers to the universal tendency

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Platinum Prices in 2017 Could Soar 31.6% in 8 Months

Platinum prices in 2017 have been outperforming the broader market, making the precious metal a worthy investment. The price of platinum has gained 9% this year from $905.70 on Dec. 30, 2016, to $987.60. These returns top the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s gain of 4.1% over the same period. What’s more, Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth predicts

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