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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 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. 

Scrap prices remain sideways in St. Louis on solid demand, prime up $10 in July

By Sean Barry - July 11, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in St. Louis remained in a holding pattern in July as increased supply flows were met by strong demand, while a near-by tightness and increased buying pushed prime grades up another $10. 

Scrap prices rangebound in St. Louis in May on strong demand, prime up $10

By Sean Barry - June 13, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in St. Louis held stable in June as an uptick in supply was met by strong demand, with prime grades posting $10 gains on last month’s numbers due to languishing supplies.

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