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Steel Summit Conference

Steel Summit: A steel conference for manufacturing companies, fabricators, service centers, wholesalers, trading companies, steel mills, toll processors and companies who provide products and services to the steel industry.

August 28-30, 2017 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - Georgia International Convention Center

Additional details can be found on in our Events section here.

To your left is a demonstration of the Steel Market Update Interactive Graphing Tool which can be found in the Pricing section of our website. Using the Interactive Graphing Tool, Members are able to view current and historical market pricing for hot rolled, cold rolled, galvanized, Galvalume, #1 heavy metal scrap, shredded scrap, and #1 busheling scrap.

Not only will your Membership allow you to view current real time prices, but as a member you can also view weekly, monthly, and yearly averages. Our Interactive Graphing Tool will even enable you to compare value averages and products side by side.

Scroll over the graph to see individual data points. You can control what products are shown by clicking on the colored dots next to the product names. At the top of the graph you can drag the bars in order to view the data for a specific time period.

Our members (including free trial members) will be able to access the data in both table and graph format.

(Note: the public graph is intended to give users an understanding of the capabilities of our Interactive Graphing Tool. It does not show current pricing)

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NewsletterSteel Market Update is North America's leading source for flat rolled steel market news and price information. The SMU newsletter is our flagship product and service. Steel Market Update subscribers benefit from weekly insights into key market indicators and real time pricing. Hot rolled, cold rolled, galvanized, galvalume, and scrap are continuously tracked and analyzed by our experienced industry experts.

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Produced three times per week with current pricing, important market trends, news and analysis. This is our traditional SMU Newsletter experience with new value added features and access to expanded data within our website

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Steel Price EstimatorThe Price Estimator allows you to calculate the "average" prime price for any specific gauge, width, quality and coating weight. This includes hot rolled, cold rolled, galvanized and Galvalume steel. The SMU Price Estimator uses our spot price assessments to determine the average base price for each flat rolled steel product . We then add the domestic mill extras for thickness, width, quality and coating when applicable. You can click on the link below or on the Estimator tab at the top of each page to get to test the Price Estimator which is free to the public.

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  • One of a kind steel industry training
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Steel Market Update is proud to be the leader in steel market education and training. We offer a variety of engaging workshops that provide attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary in today's competitive steel market. Our workshops and conferences are offered across the country and are facilitated by industry experts. For more information, click here.


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NYMEX Hot Rolled Coil Futures
as of October 19 (final)
Oct 490 0 490
Nov 497 +14 483
Dec 510 +27 483
Jan 525 +35 490
Feb 522 +32 490
Mar 516 +26 490
Apr 516 +23 493
May 516 +23 493
Jun 516 +23 493
Jul 519 +22 497
Aug 519 +22 497
Sep 519 +22 497
Oct 524 +24 500
Nov 524 +24 500
Dec 524 +24 500
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BUS Scrap Futures

NYMEX #1 Busheling Scrap Futures
as of October 19 (final)
Nov 225 0 225
Dec 235 +10 225
Jan 235 0 235
Feb 235 -15 250
Mar 240 -10 250
Apr 245 -5 250
May 250 0 250
Jun 250 0 250
Jul 250 0 250
Aug 250 0 250
Sep 250 0 250
Oct 250 0 250
Nov 250 0 250
Dec 250 0 250
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