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Regional Market Reports

Why did prices go up in one city and not in another? Did local steel production increase? What are scrap prices going to do next month? The answers are in these reports.   

 

St. Louis

St. Louis scrap prices hold steady in December despite slight uptick in flows

By Sean Barry - December 12, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in St. Louis consolidated gains made over the past two months as a slight increase in material flows put a dent in expectations earlier in the month that prices would rise again before the year-end.
 

Strong demand and tighter supply push St. Louis scrap prices higher in November

By Sean Barry - November 12, 2018

Ferrous scrap in St. Louis built on gains booked in October as consumers continued to hold full buy programs amid strong end-user demand, while generation levels of certain grades eased.
 

St. Louis scrap prices bounce back in October

By Sean Barry - October 10, 2018

Ferrous scrap in St. Louis clicked back up in October after suffering two straight months of price drops as mills and foundries continued to report strong order books and supplies of certain grades waned.
 

Uptick in material flows drags prices down in St. Louis

By Sean Barry - September 12, 2018

A rising tide of material amid lackluster business activity at the country’s docks continued to negatively impact ferrous scrap prices in St. Louis in September.
 

Scrap prices come under downside pressure in St. Louis on rising material flows

By Sean Barry - August 15, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in St. Louis succumbed to downside pressure in August as strong demand was offset by a rise in material hitting the market amid higher generation rates and slack export trade. 
 

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