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Bearish May trade holds up better than expected

By Bill Beck - May 9, 2022

Despite ferrous scrap prices in North America correcting in May, early suggestions of $100-plus discounts for grades like No1 busheling and No1 heavy melt largely petered out as dealers pushed back.

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