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The Only Metal Going Up Is Gold, For Now – 6/12/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Copper! It seems like everyone is wondering about what’s going on with the copper market and instead of talking about it more (we will).  First, we wanted to talk about some of the other factors that are really contributing. The entire world seems to be […]

Stock Market Went Up, So Did Scrap, Right? – 6/5/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices iScrappers! We hope that everyone is enjoying the nice weather and we hope that all that have been or are being affected by the Tornados or the flooding that you are making through as best as possible. With the metal prices being so volatile right […]

Unfortunate Drop For Scrap, Again – 5/29/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap Nation!!! We hope everyone enjoyed a nice Memorial Day and was able to have a barbecue and maybe a couple of drinks. In the last week, we’ve seen the market decline another 1% but the price is continuing to fall. Unfortunately, with these market […]

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 […]

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 […]