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Trend Analysis

Read Trend Analysis every week for a detailed look at the factors that influence the supply/demand balance and ferrous scrap prices.  Whether you track shredded scrap in Chicago, No. 1 heavy melt in Pittsburgh, or plate and structural in Detroit, it's all relative to the trend of the market.  

 

Balanced market to keep prices sideways in June

By Staff - May 24, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in North America are expected to be sideways to slightly firmer in June as healthy levels of supply are set to be met by robust demand.
 

Balanced market to keep prices sideways in June

By Staff - May 24, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in North America are expected to be sideways to slightly firmer in June as healthy levels of supply are set to be met by robust demand.
 

Steel import tariffs set to boost scrap market in April

By Staff - March 23, 2018

Prices for North American ferrous scrap are forecasted to continue posting gains in April amid expectations of strong demand following the recent roll out of a 25 percent import tariff on steel products.
 

Scrap prices could move up or stay sideways in March

By Sean Barry - February 23, 2018

Robust domestic demand and early signs of renewed export activity look set to put a solid floor under the North American ferrous scrap market in March, with the Scrap Trends Outlook Trend Indicator number continuing to be bullish at 65.1, its highest level for the month since the Outlook started nearly eight years ago.

Ferrous scrap mart shaping up for positive February

By Sean Barry - January 22, 2018

The North American ferrous scrap market is showing early signs of positivity heading towards next month in the wake of firm demand domestically and overseas, while the lingering impact of brutal winter weather in many parts of the country could keep stocks snug.

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