BLS ferrous scrap price index tumbles
Nov 15, 2012 | 01:59 PM
| Corinna Petry
CHICAGO The iron and steel scrap producer price index (PPI) took a nosedive in October, falling 11.4 percent from the previous month and 27.3 percent from the same month last year, the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report shows.
"Scrap (prices) will be up for December," a bar market source said this week, "but who knows how long that lasts, because theres not too much upside (for demand) after December."....
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