Why steel prices have been sagging all year

Why steel prices have been sagging all year Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Ian Lange is featured on this podcast about how there are two reasons steel prices have dropped? Slowed construction spending and flat-ish manufacturing activity.  In China, because their...

Mineral Supply Chains and Space Assets 7/9/2024

Mineral Supply Chains and Space Assets Payne Institute Fellow Gregory Wischer, Gregory Autry, and Director Morgan Bazilian write about how both the United States and China seek to build and deploy significant numbers of space assets, most of which are mineral...

A tell-tale sign that China could be preparing for war 7/4/24

A Tell-tale Sign that China Could Be Preparing For War Payne Institute Fellow Gregory Wischer’s ‘Statement for the Record’ was highlighted in an article discussing how a telling similarity has been noticed between what Germany was doing before it...

Why Is China Stockpiling Key Resources? 6/28/24

Why Is China Stockpiling Key Resources? Payne Institute Fellow Gregory Wischer is highlighted in an article about a question that prompted a hearing this month by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a government-funded organization that follows the...

US Stockpiles of the Rare Earth Minerals 6/27/2024

US Stockpiles of the Rare Earth Minerals Payne Institute Fellow Gregory Wischer contributes to an article about how he suspects national stockpile levels are well below where they should be given the available information.  Rare earth minerals are needed to make all...

Comparable to Germany before World War II? China’s strategic metal reserves have attracted attention, especially copper and cobalt 6/20/2024

Comparable to Germany before World War II? China’s strategic metal reserves have attracted attention, especially copper and cobalt Payne Institute Communications Associate Greg Wischer contributes to this article about how China’s control and reserves of...