Junk battery prices hold; outlook dims

Nov 06, 2013 | 02:29 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  junk batteries, London Metal Exchange, LME, lead, Exide Technologies, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — Prices for whole junk lead batteries were steady Nov. 5, but buyers and sellers said that market sentiment was "somewhat fragile" and that the market could head lower if supply continues to improve.

AMM’s whole battery price held in a range of 33 to 35 cents per pound, unchanged from two weeks prior, with sellers indicating that buyers were beginning to test the low end of the market.....

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