Stainless MMI: Index Jumps 16 Points on Nickel Price Surge

The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) followed last month’s six-point increase with a 16-point jump this month. Once again, the index surge came as a result of strong nickel price gains, even though a slim majority of global prices in the index declined (albeit mildly compared to nickel price increases). Need buying strategies for steel?…

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The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) followed last month’s six-point increase with a 16-point jump this month. Once again, the index surge came as a result of strong nickel price gains, even though a slim majority of global prices in the index declined (albeit mildly compared to nickel price increases). Need buying strategies for steel?...

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European Commission Proposes Lowering Steel Quota Hike to 3%

Lacking a Trumpian figure in overall charge of such measures, import controls take time to be worked out in Europe, as they require consensus among E.U. members that often have conflicting priorities. One issue they do seem to agree on, though, is the …

Lacking a Trumpian figure in overall charge of such measures, import controls take time to be worked out in Europe, as they require consensus among E.U. members that often have conflicting priorities. One issue they do seem to agree on, though, is the need to protect Europe from rising imports of cheap steel products. Need...

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Week in Review: MMIs, U.S. Steel Production and China’s Manufacturing Slowdown

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner: Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. MMI week continued with coverage on the following indexes: Rare…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner: Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. MMI week continued with coverage on the following indexes: Rare...

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Raw Steels MMI: Sluggish August Demand Hits Index

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped more significantly compared to last month’s one-point decline, this month falling by four points to 70. Global prices looked weak overall; however, U.S. futures spot prices increased, along with U.S. shredded scrap prices. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook U.S….

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The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped more significantly compared to last month’s one-point decline, this month falling by four points to 70. Global prices looked weak overall; however, U.S. futures spot prices increased, along with U.S. shredded scrap prices. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook U.S....

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This Morning in Metals: China Announces Tariff Exemptions for Some U.S. Goods

This morning in metals news, China announced some U.S. goods would be exempted from tariffs, steel production is down in the Great Lakes region and copper falls amid declining Chinese auto sales. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook China Announces Tariff Exemptions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that…

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This morning in metals news, China announced some U.S. goods would be exempted from tariffs, steel production is down in the Great Lakes region and copper falls amid declining Chinese auto sales. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook China Announces Tariff Exemptions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that...

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Hot Off the Press — MetalMiner’s 2020 Annual Metal Outlook!

Have you set your 2020 metals budget? Make sure your purchasing strategy is sound with MetalMiner’s 2020 Annual Metals Outlook! Click on the image below to get your complimentary sample of the 2020 Annual Metals Outlook. The full report is only available to corporate subscribers. However, the free sample report includes access to: Executive summary…

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Have you set your 2020 metals budget? Make sure your purchasing strategy is sound with MetalMiner’s 2020 Annual Metals Outlook! Click on the image below to get your complimentary sample of the 2020 Annual Metals Outlook. The full report is only available to corporate subscribers. However, the free sample report includes access to: Executive summary...

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U.S. Steel Sector Production Falls 1.7% Year Over Year

The U.S. steel industry’s crude steel production for the week ending Sept. 7 fell 1.7% compared with production for the same week in 2018, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Steel production for the week ending Sept. 7 totaled…

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The U.S. steel industry’s crude steel production for the week ending Sept. 7 fell 1.7% compared with production for the same week in 2018, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Steel production for the week ending Sept. 7 totaled...

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This Morning in Metals: Bank of America Cuts Steel Price Forecast

This morning in metals news, Bank Of America cut its steel price forecast, copper prices dropped and gold lost some of its safe haven luster. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Gloomy Steel Forecast Bank of America has cut its steel price forecast and is less than optimistic…

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This morning in metals news, Bank Of America cut its steel price forecast, copper prices dropped and gold lost some of its safe haven luster. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Gloomy Steel Forecast Bank of America has cut its steel price forecast and is less than optimistic...

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India’s Steel Sector Woes Continue as Steel Inventories Pile Up

India’s growth rate has slowed, which in turn means sluggishness in the manufacturing sector. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook All of the above means lower consumption of steel. Riding on these developments comes the news that domestic steel producers are sitting on a “larger than usual” steel…

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India’s growth rate has slowed, which in turn means sluggishness in the manufacturing sector. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook All of the above means lower consumption of steel. Riding on these developments comes the news that domestic steel producers are sitting on a “larger than usual” steel...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization Rate Falls to 80.8%

This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel industry’s steel capacity utilization rate for the year through Aug. 31 fell to 80.8%, copper bounced back from a two-year low and China’s vice premier made a call for a “deeper mutual understanding” between the U.S. and China. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free…

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This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel industry’s steel capacity utilization rate for the year through Aug. 31 fell to 80.8%, copper bounced back from a two-year low and China’s vice premier made a call for a “deeper mutual understanding” between the U.S. and China. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free...

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