Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Steel Dynamics Announced Base Price Increase

Steel Dynamics Announced Base Price Increase Steel Dynamics (SDI) announced a base price increase for Special Bar Quality (SBQ) products of $50/per ton ($2.50/cwt) effective with September 1 shipments. I'm sure the other hot mills and drawing mills will follow with their own announcements soon enough. Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) Rebounded in June [...]

2018-07-31T17:33:28+00:00A View|

The U.S. Economy Created 213,000 Jobs in June

The U.S. Economy Created 213,000 Jobs in June The U.S. economy created 213,000 jobs in June. The unemployment rate ticked up to 4.0% from 3.8%, an 18-year low, but steady hiring and an increased number of job seekers suggest the strong labor market drew Americans in from the sidelines. US Labor Dept. Institute for Supply Management [...]

2018-07-31T18:02:21+00:00A View|