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Why China is Refusing Scrap Metal & Materials

Over the years the Chinese have been buying and taking all types of commodities from all over the world and they have been accruing worldwide assets along the way. Those assets could be mines, ports, or large investments in overseas companies with a partial or a controlling interest. Why this becomes so important is when […]

Copper’s Rollercoaster, Aluminum Going Up More? – 9/23/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap-Time!!! Hopefully, everyone is enjoying these prices which have conTinued to remain steady over the last seven days. But more importantly, many of you might be celebrating the beginning of the fall season by going apple picking and pumpkin picking this weekend and we look forward […]

How The Coronavirus is Affecting Scrap – 3/4/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Adventurers! This has certainly been a wild ride for the last 2 to 3 weeks and it has not stopped going into this week. We hope everyone has been tuning into our weekly reports and trying to keep their mind straight with a copper market and […]

Could Copper Jump $0.20? – 11/27/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Gobble Gobble Scrappers! We hope that everyone has enjoyed the last few weeks of fall and is looking forward to the holiday season. Regardless of what you celebrate, we’d like to thank you for spending time with us throughout the year; listening and talking about scrap […]

Yeah, We’re Tired of Low Prices Too – 11/20/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Gobble Gobble! With the season of turkey being upon us next week, we would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Thanksgiving. We have been watching the markets and trying to learn what has been going on and it has been a very interesting […]

Relief for Steel Yet? – 10/16/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day!!! We hope that everyone is doing well and staying busy. With so many pieces of information flowing our way, it’s very interesting to watch and see how things are shaping up. Not only in the copper market, which is unfortunately down even after we’ve […]

Copper Hasn’t Moved…Yet – 10/9/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Who’s ready for tariff talk round 75,753!!! Here we are on the eve of the tariff negotiations, beginning to start again between the United States and China. With so many political tensions rising up both in China and Hong Kong and domestically in the United States, […]

Skip Steel News, You’ll Thank Us – 9/25/19

Scrappers!!! Hopefully, everyone has started to get adjusted to these copper and brass prices being lower than most people would like or expect. It looks like moving forward for the next few months and possibly for the next year or so we are going to see similar prices unless we see a major trade agreement […]

Copper Erases Last Week’s Earnings – 7/31/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices The two day meeting in China has begun and we have not heard many positive things so far. With this being one of the most important meetings happening between the US and the Chinese Since the month of May, we are hoping that we get […]

Are Prices Going Up? – 7/24/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices With the summer already half over we have started to hear about how prices are beginning to heat up themselves and we may start to see the markets increasing come August. On top of all that, we have the possibility of trade deals taking shape […]

It’s Almost Time… – 6/26/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices It’s Here. The long-anticipated meeting in Japan is on the horizon and we are hoping to come out smelling like a new scrap yard- well, that may be over the top because new yards have no metal in them. The meeting between President Trump and […]

Hope On The Horizon? – 6/19/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hope Could Be Coming!!! Yesterday we heard that there could be extended trade talks next week between President Trump and President Xi. These extended conversations led to a jump in copper pricing and we are looking forward to more potential jumps soon. See What Has […]