Federal Reserve: Industrial production drops 0.3% in January

According to the Federal Reserve, U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in January as “unseasonably warm weather held down the output of utilities and as a major manufacturer significantly slowed production of civilian aircraft.” “The major market groups posted mixed results in January,” The Fed reported. “The output of business equipment declined 2.6 percent as a…

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According to the Federal Reserve, U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in January as “unseasonably warm weather held down the output of utilities and as a major manufacturer significantly slowed production of civilian aircraft.” “The major market groups posted mixed results in January,” The Fed reported. “The output of business equipment declined 2.6 percent as a...

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Europe’s stock markets remain strangely sanguine despite lackluster growth

The Financial Times reported the eurozone’s economy is growing at the slowest rate since the bloc’s debt crisis seven years ago, according to data published late last week. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. The Eurozone grew at a quarterly rate of…

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The Financial Times reported the eurozone’s economy is growing at the slowest rate since the bloc’s debt crisis seven years ago, according to data published late last week. Metal prices fluctuate. Key is knowing when and how much to buy with MetalMiner Outlook. Request a free trial. The Eurozone grew at a quarterly rate of...

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What’s next for U.K. car manufacturing after Brexit?

One of U.S. President Donald Trump’s objectives when applying high import tariffs to steel, aluminum and, now, downstream products was to support domestic producers by making it economically more attractive to produce locally than to import. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook An unexpected, or at…

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One of U.S. President Donald Trump’s objectives when applying high import tariffs to steel, aluminum and, now, downstream products was to support domestic producers by making it economically more attractive to produce locally than to import. Improve metal purchase timing and mitigate price risk — trial MetalMiner’s monthly metal buying outlook An unexpected, or at...

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Eskom’s monopoly on South African power production finally comes to an end

South Africa, the primary or major source of so many critical metals, is caught in a Catch-22 situation of its own making. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. The mining industry is a major employer in South Africa and contributes some 7% of national GDP. The impact of mining goes beyond…

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South Africa, the primary or major source of so many critical metals, is caught in a Catch-22 situation of its own making. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. The mining industry is a major employer in South Africa and contributes some 7% of national GDP. The impact of mining goes beyond...

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Week in Review: Aluminum prices; Trump signs USMCA; Brexit hour is near

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, including coverage of: aluminum production and prices; Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel derivatives; the coronavirus’ potential impact on iron ore; General Motors’ electrification drive; and the arrival of Brexit….

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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, including coverage of: aluminum production and prices; Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel derivatives; the coronavirus’ potential impact on iron ore; General Motors’ electrification drive; and the arrival of Brexit....

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This Morning in Metals: New orders for manufactured durable goods up 2.4% in December

This morning in metals news, new orders for manufactured durable goods increased in December, Lake Michigan steel mills have struggled with a variety of operational challenges and the Chinese government has continued efforts to curb the spread of the c…

This morning in metals news, new orders for manufactured durable goods increased in December, Lake Michigan steel mills have struggled with a variety of operational challenges and the Chinese government has continued efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner...

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Week in Review: Industrial production; steel capacity utilization; IMF growth forecasts

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals coverage here on MetalMiner, including: the Federal Reserve’s recent industrial production report, the U.S.’s December boom in housing starts, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization rate and the International Monetary Fund’s latest growth projections….

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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 coverage here on MetalMiner, including: the Federal Reserve’s recent industrial production report, the U.S.’s December boom in housing starts, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization rate and the International Monetary Fund’s latest growth projections....

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This Morning in Metals: E.U. eyes potential tariffs on stainless steel from China, Taiwan, Indonesia

This morning in metals news, the European Union has registered flat-rolled stainless steel imports from a trio of Asian countries in what could be a prelude to tariffs, China’s Jingye Group plans to cut 500 jobs as part of its British Steel takeover and manufacturers look to adapt to business conditions in the years ahead….

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This morning in metals news, the European Union has registered flat-rolled stainless steel imports from a trio of Asian countries in what could be a prelude to tariffs, China’s Jingye Group plans to cut 500 jobs as part of its British Steel takeover and manufacturers look to adapt to business conditions in the years ahead....

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IMF revises global growth projections downward for 2019-2021

Despite noting some positive developments, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), downgraded its growth projections for 2019-2021, citing a number of pressures ranging from climate change to geopolitical tensions to extant trade tensions. Looking for m…

Despite noting some positive developments, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), downgraded its growth projections for 2019-2021, citing a number of pressures ranging from climate change to geopolitical tensions to extant trade tensions. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! In its January 2020 World Economic...

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Fed: Total industrial production down in December; mining, manufacturing up

According to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest report on industrial production, industrial production in December dipped 0.3%. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Industrial capacity utilization dipped by 0.4 percentage point to 77.0%, which is down from the long-run average — from 1972-2018 —…

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According to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest report on industrial production, industrial production in December dipped 0.3%. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Industrial capacity utilization dipped by 0.4 percentage point to 77.0%, which is down from the long-run average — from 1972-2018 —...

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