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Among Price Rise, Chinese Surplus Limiting Profit

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. reported positive financial gains this week, with $0.41 earnings per share, compared to losses in the second quarter of 2016. Ferrous sales volumes also increased 13% in the third quarter of 2015. Total domestic volume remains low, as scrap products are exported to international buyers (including India, Turkey, and South Korea).

Market & Metals

Scrap Metal Market: July 2016

Scrap Metal Market Holds Steady Scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies held steady with 2.17% growth over the past month (see June 2016 Scrap Metal Market Watch), and have grown 31.62% over the past year. Across the Atlantic, the Brexit vote sent a shockwave through the base metal market, temporarily causing prices to plummet. However,

double edged sword

Steel Tariffs a Double-Edged Sword?

A double-edged metal sword As domestic prices rise from a tariff on Chinese steel, some worry the lack of cheap metal will weaken the ability for U.S. manufacturers to compete in the global marketplace. Now the greatest fear we have is that China keeps the cheap steel for itself and makes products that undercut other