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Unlike the steel mergers of the mid-noughties, the mergers currently in the news are born out of weakness, not strength, a recent Financial Times article suggests. According to the piece, ...
This afternoon in metals news, experts say that despite the delay in the Section 232 investigation of steel imports, they still expect President Donald Trump to impose tariffs, U.S. steel production ...
Our August MMI report is in the books, and it paints a positive picture for a wide range of metals. In our June MMI, four sub-indexes posted no movement. The July MMI? Only one stood pat. Our August ...
The bullish trend has become even stronger. Copper and zinc prices have joined the bullish trend led by aluminum in the latest rally, which started at the beginning of August. This new uptrend in ...
Gold prices rallied during the first three months of 2017 on the heels of the presidential election and a weaker U.S. dollar. However, gold prices showed some weakness during March and have traded ...
An interesting report by Reuters explores the vagaries of supply from Indonesia and the Philippines, the world’s two largest nickel producers — and, unfortunately for the nickel price, it ...
With the oil price under pressure from excess supply and a growing percentage of the North American market’s oil and natural gas demand being met from domestic sources, the last thing you would ...
The Renewables MMI jumped 6.9% to 77 for our August reading, as prices jumped for nearly every metal in the renewables basket sub-index. Of eight metals listed in this sub-index, seven posted price ...
Copper prices are on the ascent, thanks in part to the latest Chinese trade data and genuine excitement among investors over worldwide growth and capacity cuts. According to a recent report from The ...
Global trade developments with a dose of healthy demand appear to be setting the stage for grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) price movements for H2. Although the big story in the U.S. involves ...