Sheet mart quiet; prices seen on upward trek

Dec 20, 2013 | 03:14 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  steel sheet, hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, steel prices, sheet prices, Catherine Ngai

NEW YORK — The steel sheet market remained quiet in the days leading up to Christmas, with buy- and sell-side sources signaling high expectations for the first quarter of 2014.

"Looking at last year vs. this year the pricing is in the same range, but the trajectory is very different," one Mid-Atlantic service center source said. "Last year, prices were looking to sag into the first quarter. But this year, things are looking on the upside."....





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