Letter to the Editor: Creative data massage doesn’t erase the facts

Nov 04, 2009 | 12:23 PM |

To the Editor:

Again we're back with the giggles, and this time it's creative data massage, for which there ought to be a law. In what almost looked like an American Institute for International Steel (AIIS)-inspired piece of research, an analyst is claiming that if you massage the data a certain way, the U.S. was a net steel exporter in August (AMM, Oct. 14). I love the....

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