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REMXTicker Symbol

Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETFFund



  • Change -0.23 (-1.2%)
  • Volume 0.00 M

12:56 PM EDT Jul 30, 2015
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  • Assets $46.4M
  • Expense Ratio 0.57%
  • Yield 1.85%
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Global Equity ETF

Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF is an exchange-traded fund in the USA. The Fund seeks to replicate the performance of the Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index. The constituents include a majority of mining companies domiciled in the US China and Australia. The Fund rebalances the holdings on a quarterly basis and market cap weights them.

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  • Molycorp Bankruptcy Drags on Rare Earths ETF

    06-25-2015 02:32 PM by Todd Shriber

    A stock that trades for less than 40 cents a share is proving to be a drag on the Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX). Shares of Molycorp (NYSE: MCP), once one of the highest-flying rare earths miners, are lower by 35.9% Thursday after the company a...

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  • Molycorp, Rare Earth ETF Jump on Industry Awareness

    03-23-2015 02:45 PM by Tom Lydon

    The rare earth metals industry-related exchange traded fund popped Monday, following a 60 Minutes highlight on the growing demand for rare earth minerals in a digital age. The Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX), which tracks the performance of comp...

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  • Rare Earths Industry, ETF Up Against Rising Supply

    01-05-2015 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    China ended its export quota policy for rare-earth minerals, potentially raising global supply of the metals and weighing on rare earths sector-related exchange traded funds. The Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX), which tracks the performance of c...

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  • Supply Risk No Longer Supporting Rare Earth ETF

    10-23-2014 01:57 PM by Tom Lydon

    Fears of China's stranglehold over the rare earth metals market may be overblown as more countries have quickly developed their own mining projects. Consequently, the rare-earth-related exchange traded fund could continue to languish under lower global prices. The Market Vecto...

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  • Perhaps Some Good News for the Rare Earths ETF

    08-07-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX), which has turned in a decent showing this year gaining almost 7% over the past six months, could see more near-term upside thanks to some positive news from one of the rare earths sector's marquee names. Shar...

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  • Rare Earth Miner ETF Stumbles as China Plans to Lift Tariffs

    06-04-2014 02:14 PM by Tom Lydon

    The rare earth metal miners exchange traded fund continues to lose strength as China prepares to end tariffs and quotas on rare earth exports. The Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX) was down 0.2% Wednesday. REMX has declined 6.0% over the past mont...

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  • Last Year’s ETF Laggards Rise in2014

    01-22-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Towards the end of every year, chatter starts about that year's laggards turning into the following leaders. Call it a dash to trash, call it a resurgence, and yes, call it comeback as five of the top-11 non-leveraged exchange traded funds to start 2014 are funds that were sav...

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  • A Potential Rare Earths Rebound

    12-30-2013 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Few non-leveraged sub-industry exchange traded funds have spent the past two years getting smacked around the way the Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX) has. Once a shining stars, REMX and the rare earths sector started falling on hard times in lat...

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  • Friend Fear With ETFs

    12-10-2013 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Finding some of the worst non-leveraged exchange traded funds this year is not difficult. Not when the S&P 500 is up 29.3% and so many broad market, sector and industry funds are sporting gains in excess of that. In others words, the worst losers really stick out and this ...

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  • In Pictures: October's 10 Worst ETFs

    11-01-2013 02:26 PM by Tom Lydon

    October was kind to the bulls. During the last month of the worst six-month period in which to own stocks, the S&P 500 rose 3.6% while the Nasdaq Composite climbed 2.66%. All that despite the first U.S. government shutdown since the 1990s and a near debt ceiling debacle. A...

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  • Rare Earth ETF Rallying in May

    05-13-2013 02:49 PM by Tom Lydon

    An exchange traded fund that tracks rare earth metals and elements mining firms has been leading the market over the past week. The Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX) ended 3.4% higher Friday. The ETF has gained 10.1% over the past week, breaking a...

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  • Rare Earth ETF Recovers on Improved Demand

    03-12-2012 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The exchange traded fund that follows the rare earths metal industry is recovering along with the improved economic outlook. Rising demand for rare earths could help make this ETF a rare opportunity. Market Vectors Rare Earth/ Strategic Metals (NYSEArca: REMX) is up 12.4% year...

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  • Toyota's Hybrid Tech May Pressure Rare Earth ETF

    01-27-2012 08:34 AM by Tom Lydon

    Rare earth metals, along with the related exchange traded fund, have been in the news in recent years due to supply concerns. However, the sub-sector has been a weak performer, and now Toyota (NYSE: TM) is developing technologies that could side-step the demand for rare earths ...

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  • China Buoys Rare Earth Exports -- Can ETF Reverse Course?

    12-29-2011 07:43 AM by Tom Lydon

    China is the world's largest rare earth metals supplier and is reported to keep 2012 export quotas in line with 2011. Higher prices and a global slowdown are influencing this decision, along with an attempt to dominate the segment of the market. The rare earth metals-focused...

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  • Rare Earth ETF Hurt as Companies Curb Spending

    11-20-2011 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    After China imposed limits on rare earth exports, prices surged on the severe reduction in supply. However, now industries are cutting back on rare earths, sending prices and the exchange traded fund that tracks rare earth miners much lower. Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic...

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  • Rare Earth ETF Drops on Lower Demand; Molycorp Plunges Over 20%

    09-21-2011 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    An exchange traded fund that tracks the prices of rare earth metals plunged Tuesday as Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) shares plummeted more than 20% on news of a downgrade amid falling demand for rare earth metals. The Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX)...

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  • Rare Earth Metals ETF Higher After Molycorp Earnings

    08-12-2011 11:01 AM by Tom Lydon

    An exchange traded fund that tracks companies in the rare earth and strategic metals sector gained 3% on Friday following upbeat earnings from Molycorp (NYSE: MCP), a top holding. Molycorp shares were up more than 10% after the company said it swung to a second-quarter profit ...

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  • Investors Betting Against the Dollar with New ETFs: Analysis

    08-09-2011 11:08 AM by Tom Lydon

    Investors have been directing cash to new exchange traded funds that invest in commodities and emerging markets bonds to hedge against a weaker U.S. dollar, according to a report. These ETFs can offer investors a safe haven from a depreciating greenback. Investors are worried ...

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  • Molycorp Lifts Rare Earth ETF

    06-20-2011 10:38 AM by John Spence

    An exchange traded fund designed to give investors exposure to rare earth and strategic metals traded higher Monday along with Molycorp (NYSE: MCP), which benefitted from bullish views from Wall Street analysts. Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX) r...

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  • Rare Earth ETF Trends Lower with Molycorp

    06-10-2011 08:23 AM by John Spence

    An exchange traded fund that invests in rare earth and strategic metals has traded lower this week with top holding Molycorp weighing after the miner announced a secondary offering of shares. Molycorp shares have fallen sharply after the company late Tuesday said certain of it...

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  • Molycorp to Weigh on Rare Earths ETF After Earnings Miss

    05-10-2011 04:38 PM by John Spence

    Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) shares fell 5% in after-hours trading Tuesday following the company's quarterly earnings as profit and revenue both came in well short of expectations. The stock dropped about 7% in Tuesday's regular trading. The bearish action in Molycorp hit the $500 ...

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  • Molycorp Results to Steer Rare Earths ETF

    05-10-2011 08:43 AM by John Spence

    A rare earths exchange traded fund could see trading volume ramp up this week after Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) reports quarterly results following Tuesday's closing bell. Molycorp is the third-largest holding in Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (NYSEArca: REMX) at near...

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  • Rare Earth Metals Allure Malaysia and ETFs

    03-13-2011 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Malaysia is getting in on the rare earth's metal mania and gambling to take China's stronghold out of the market on this one. There are now exchange traded funds (ETFs) available for investors in this "rare" sector. As many as 2,500 construction workers are racing to finish th...

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  • New ETFs: Agribusiness and Rare Earths

    03-09-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    On the heels of last week's launch of the Global X FTSE Argentina 20 (NYSEArca: ARGT) exchange traded fund (ETF), Global X isn't content to rest on its laurels. The fast-growing provider has plans to expand into other sectors and areas of the world now, too. Its most recent fi...

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  • Rare Earth ETF Tumbles; What Gives?

    02-24-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors were all a-twitter as Market Vectors' long-awaited rare earth exchange traded fund (ETF) launched. In the last two weeks it has retreated more than 6%. What's going on here? Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals (NYSEArca: REMX) spiked at the beginning this year...

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  • Why Fundamentals Favor Rare Earth ETF

    01-13-2011 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    When we talk about rare earths metals, we usually have to turn to China. But as China starts choking off supply, bulls are looking at rare earth exchange traded funds (ETFs) for a fix. The Chinese has announced that rare earth exports will be lowered by 35% for the first half...

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  • ETF Spotlight: Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals (REMX)

    12-29-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals (NYSEArca: REMX), part of a weekly series. Assets: $160.3 million Objective: REMX seeks to track the Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index, a rules-based, cap-weighted index. Holdings: REMX tracks a b...

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  • The Ins and Outs of Rare Earth ETFs

    12-07-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    A vast majority of the world's rare earth metal supply is found under China's soil, which basically makes the rare earth metals market and exchange traded fund (ETF) dance to the Chinese government's tune. What Are the Rare Earth Metals? Rare earth metals include lanthanum, ce...

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  • Rare Earth ETF Gains Traction

    11-28-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Some rare earth minerals have traded using futures contracts on the London Metal Exchange, but the industry hasn't fully accepted them, highlighting the newness of this market and its exchange traded fund (ETF). Minor metals are generating a following, however, the metals have...

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Number of Holdings: 22

Unknown 76.3%
Specialty Chemicals 8.5%
Materials 7.8%
Metal Fabricating 4.7%
Materials and Processing 2.7%
Base Metals 65.1%
Specialty Chemicals 14.2%
Other Mined Minerals 7.3%
Steel Raw Material Suppliers 7.3%
Fabricated Metal & Hardware 4.7%
Precious Metal Mining 1.9%
United States 23.7%
China 21.5%
Australia 14.3%
Japan 10.6%
Chile 5.9%
England 5.5%
France 5.4%
South Africa 5.1%
Canada 3.4%
Brazil 3%
Mexico 2.1%
Large-cap 34.7%
Mid-cap 30.6%
Small-cap 28.3%
Micro-cap 6.8%

Number of Holdings: 22





Market Cap


9.3% ILUAU Iluka Resources Ltd Materials 3128000 Australia
8.4% HK China Molybdenum Co ... Materials 59511000 China
7.1% JP OSAKA Titanium Techn... Materials 119600000 Japan
7.0% ERAFP Eramet Materials 1788000 France
6.0% TROXUS Tronox Ltd Specialty Chemicals 1670000 United States
5.8% JP Toho Titanium Co Ltd Materials 97855000 Japan
5.7% MOLYMETCI Molibdenos y Metales... Materials 589587000 Chile
5.3% KMRLN Kenmare Resources PL... Materials 0 England
4.8% HK North Mining Shares ... Materials 5811000 China
4.8% LYCAU Lynas Corp Ltd Materials 0 Australia

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