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Tariffs & Trades: Dropping Prices – 5/22/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices   Ugly. This is certainly getting ugly right now. These markets are becoming extremely volatile and with a lot of questions on what’s going to happen with the trade and tariffs negotiations, we have seen them prices declining. Not only has the aluminum and copper market been […]

It’s One Of Those Week’s Again… 5/15/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day!  With Mother’s Day behind us we hope that many of you took care of the important women in your life and had a nice day. To say the least, these markets have been extremely tumultuous with the tariffs leading most headlines as well as […]

Prices Are Dropping, What Does It Mean For You? – 5/8/19

 Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices iScrappers! We hope that everyone has been staying busy and we first want to wish all of the families of the most recent and tragic Colorado shooting our thoughts and prayers, as these things should never happen let alone be happening to children. We hope […]

Copper Is Dropping…Fast – 5/2/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day iScrappers! Sorry, we’re a bit late… Every year when we do this report there are always 2 to 3 weeks that are not fun to report on and this is one of those weeks. With the market in a bit of disarray and in […]

Oil Prices Surge, What’s It Mean For Scrap? – 4/24/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Welcome!!! We hope that many of you Enjoyed a nice Easter or Passover and had some quality time with your families. We have been aggressively tracking the market as best as possible and it seems that the economy is really doing well which is helping a […]

This Earth Day: Importance of Metal Recycling

Be kind to your planet and recycle daily

With Earth Day celebrated on April 22nd, it is a perfect time of year to discuss the importance of metal recycling to the environment. With many people heading out of their winter confinements and cleaning out garages and planting gardens, metal recycling should also be a big part of your Earth Day clean up. A […]

Why Are Steel Prices Down? – 4/17/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day!!! We hope that everyone is enjoying the beginning of spring, looking forward to warmer weather, and higher scrap prices are hopefully coming soon. As Easter weekend is upon us we want to take a second and talk about the incredible loss at the Cathedral […]

What Are Metal Tariffs & How Do They Affect Scrap?

[UPDATED 5/15/19] A hot topic this year in the scrap metal industry, US President Trump is planning to introduce metal tariffs for imports into the USA. With speculations ranging from a better market to a higher price for consumers, a lot of things that can happen. To try to make sense of all this, we break […]

What To Expect In Trade Talks & Scrap Prices – 4/10/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices   Hey iScrappers!!! We heard that there’s a couple of weird snowstorms getting ready to hit parts of the Midwest and we feel bad for anyone that has to continue dealing with any of these weather problems. We hop you all stay safe and your scrap doesn’t […]

Copper Is Still Being Affected By Trade Talks – 4/3/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices   iScrappers! We hope that many of you have had a very profitable week and have been able to get more scrap in the last few weeks with the weather turning than you had in weeks prior. We always love to hear stories about how you’re […]

Steel Prices Are Up Again, Copper Isn’t Moving – 3/27/19

With the first quarter of 2019 wrapping up, we are happy to see how everything shook out the first three months of the year.  With no more tariff increases and additional conversations between the US and the Chinese continuing, we have been watching very closely to the world markets.  With the oil and gas prices […]

Aluminum Has Taken A Hit – 3/20/19

We hope that everyone is staying busy and enjoying these higher prices especially the ones we saw getting reported over the last few weeks with steady increases week over week. With OPEC continuing their promise to decrease output we have started to see the gas prices rise and that has been part of the reason […]