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Chicago, St. Louis markets march in lockstep with Detroit again

By Bill Beck - July 12, 2021

After Detroit mills settled at up $20 for prime grades and sideways on pretty much everything else, some mills in the Chicago and St. Louis markets held out for cut grade pricing of down $10, arguing that the region was awash in shredded and heavy melt grades. But dealers argued that staffing and transportation problems, coupled with continued strong mill demand, dictated pricing no worse than sideways.

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