Melissa West is an experienced writer and researcher. She graduated from Westminster College with a bachelor's degree in communication. As a freelance writer, Melissa specializes in finance and investing. She researches commodities like
platinum, palladium, nickel, tungsten, tantalum, diamond, tin and iron on a daily basis for the Investing News Network. Melissa enjoys sharing information that will help her readers make educated investment decisions.
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 8:28pm PDT
Seeking Alpha reported the conference call transcript with II-VI (NASDAQ:IIVI) announcing its earnings for the first fiscal quarter of 2013.
Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 12:07am PDT
Optics.com reported II-VI (NASDAQ:IIVI) reported sales of $534.6 million for its fiscal year ending June 30.
Friday, July 13th, 2012 8:36pm PDT
Nyrstar announced it is in the early stages of investigating a potential redevelopment of the Port Pirie smelter.
Friday, July 13th, 2012 7:03pm PDT
Business Insider reported on the 38 minerals China control production of including tellurium.
Thursday, June 28th, 2012 7:14pm PDT
Adroit Resources Inc. (TSXV:ADT,FWB:A7V,BER:A7V) announced it has staked an additional 37 new claims at its Nursey Lake property.
Thursday, June 21st, 2012 5:46pm PDT
Daily Finance reported rare earth elements and companies that use them are quickly losing value in 2012.
Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 6:40pm PDT
Oilprice.com reported only the most sophisticated solar panel companies are surviving in the niche market as illustrated by Konarka and Nanosolar.
Friday, March 30th, 2012 9:43pm PDT
Mining Journal reported on minor metals trading in the first quarter of 2012 noting tellurium is down.
Thursday, March 29th, 2012 10:35pm PDT
Seeking Alpha reported First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) is a strong investment for 2012 with its use of cadmium-telluride for solar panels.