Palladium


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Palladium

A precious metal that may be used in jewelry, electronics, or other products. It may be traded as a commodity or on the futures and option markets.
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The biggest producer of palladium is Russia, accounting for 70 per cent.
For this reason, while I think palladium is a buy, using call options would offer some protection from any volatility and sudden profit-taking shocks along the way," said Knudsen.
The demand for platinum, palladium and rhodium in the manufacture of autocats has increasingly defined the PGM markets.
Palladium, which is more heat tolerant than Platinum, is better suited to this design.
North American Palladium also entered into an immediately available $25-million interim credit facility with Brookfield.
Nevertheless, autocat manufacturing requirements now account for more than 50 percent of new platinum and palladium supplies annually and some 90 percent of available rhodium, as the PGM market has become increasingly defined by the demand profile of automotive catalyst consumption.
Since shape is central to a catalyst's function, it might be possible, for example, to create palladium nanoparticles that split hydrogen from water for powering fuel cells.
The pivotal factor in the SCB decision is the underlying Pinnacle Palladium architecture that enables SCB to digitally acquire and create content once, from any location nationwide, and transfer the material efficiently to the playout station.
A new flagship store for international fashion retailer Joseph Abboud will be located within The Palladium at AOL Time Warner Center, the mixed-use complex under construction at Columbus Circle.
Palladium is one of a group of six metals often referred to as PGM's, which stands for Platinum Group Metals.
But come spring, the converters come out of the woodwork, and the platinum and palladium recovery begins in earnest.
The area has significant copper and nickel deposits, but what was interesting to the exploration team was the two separate layers called J4 and J5 that contained a one to one ratio of platinum and palladium.