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Sentiment turns bearish for July US ferrous scrap buys
July 6, 2015

Ferrous scrap pricing expectations grew more bearish on Monday as mills were emboldened by a lower-priced US bulk scrap sale last week and poor market fundamentals.
The low-down on base metals: prices remained under pressure in June
July 3, 2015

The Greek debt drama, China's slower growth and the potential date for the US rate increase all weigh on investor sentiment.
US steel welcomes the dawn of a new era of protection
July 2, 2015

Gay marriage: Legal. Obamacare: Affirmed. Trade Promotion Authority: Granted. To American steelmakers, these historic developments may pale in light of the industry’s own achievement.
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