Apr 6, 2020 – Coronavirus-related slowdowns and reductions at mills and manufacturers, along with retreating prices on the LME, are contributing to lower aluminum prices.
Mar 27, 2020 – Stainless scrap prices were lower this week across the U.S., along with retreating benchmark nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME).
Mar 9, 2020 – U.S. stainless scrap prices ticked higher last week mostly on short supply and reduced flow, but also on concerns surrounding Coronavirus, tariffs and container shortages.
Mar 6, 2020 – Domestic trading for ferrous scrap lined up nationally this week with prime tags gaining $10/GT from February levels and secondary tags trending sideways.
Feb 12, 2020 – U.S. ferrous scrap prices dropped $10-20/GT during February domestic trading with prime tags besting secondary tags in most markets. Alabama and Arkansas slid $30/GT.
Jan 30, 2020 – Stainless scrap turned lower this week reacting to affects the Coronavirus may have on China’s economy. LME nickel prices were down nearly 7-1/2 percent for the week.