SCRAP NEWS | Scrap Metal Tariffs

Copper Falls Off After Small Gain… 8/21/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices We hope that everyone is having a nice summer and enjoying what is the last couple of weeks of August, even though the scrap prices have not been staying as high as we would like; we have seen the market steadying a little bit and […]

Scrap Prices This Week Are Better – 8/14/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappers!!! Let’s just say that the last week has definitely been better, than the week before. We have not seen any crazy price jumps in a downward trend on the market and we have even seen the threat of tariff implementation delayed until December. While […]

This Is Not What We Wanted – 8/7/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices   This is not exactly the message that we planned on sharing this week…after seeing the worst week in the stock market in all of 2019, we also saw the copper prices get hammered; as more tariffs are going to be levied and the trade […]

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 […]

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 […]