By Bill Beck - October 10, 2018
Southern California enjoyed its first up month since early summer, with prices up $10 across the board at both domestic mills and export yards. Some grades were bringing as much as a $20 premium over September prices in quiet deals.
By Bill Beck - September 12, 2018
Markets in Southern California dropped $20 on the docks in September and $10 at domestic mills, extending a bear market that has been ongoing since spring. Export prices are now off $60 since April.
By Bill Beck - August 15, 2018
After dropping $30 from April to June, Southern California markets were sideways in July but resumed their downward course in August. One West Coast broker said markets were off $10 across the board in August.
By Bill Beck - July 11, 2018
After dropping $30 in the last three months, Southern California markets entered July unchanged from June prices. But one West Coast broker said he expected to see the market resume its downward trend in August.
By Bill Beck - June 13, 2018
An unsettled ferrous scrap export market led to a third straight month of dropping prices in Southern California. The net loss of $10 in June equaled markets in April and May when markets were off $10 each month on light trading.