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Steel Market Update's Trial membership gives you a three week trial of our Premium membership which includes full and unlimited access to our website as well as our Executive and Premium newsletter emails. The Executive newsletter is produced three times per week with information on current pricing, important market trends, news and analysis. We also publish a Premium supplementary newsletter 3-5 times per month that you will also receive.
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Who is the target audience?
The Executive newsletters and membership are designed for professionals that are engaged in the steel business and need consistent up to date market analysis and pricing data. The Premium supplement and website content are for those who are seeking more market analysis and data evaluation such as the CEO of a company.
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See the table below for a full list of Steel Market Update membership benefits.
|Executive and Premium Membership Benefits|
|Free Trial Subscribe|
|Executive Newsletter 3x Per Week|
|Supplemental Premium Newsletters 3-5x Per Month||Premium Only|
|Limited Website Access|
|Full Website Access||Premium Only|
|Members Only Section|
|Interactive Pricing Tool|
|Steel Price Indices|
|Steel Pricing Momentum|
|Comparison of Price Indices (CPI)|
|Iron Ore Prices|
|AHRI Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data|
|AIA Billings and Inquiries Index|
|Chinese Steel Trade Data|
|Chicago Business Barometer|
|Dodge Momentum Index|
|Empire State Manufacturing Index|
|North American Rig Count|
|US Steel Production|
|World Steel Production|
|Apparent Service Center Inventory Excess/Deficit||Premium Only|
|Steel Mill Furnace Status|
|All Website Tools/Resources|
|US Steel Imports|
|US Steel Exports|
|US Apparent Steel Supply|
|US Ferrous Scrap Exports|
|SMU Steel Buyers Sentiment Index|
|SMU Steel Buyers Future Sentiment Index|
|Mill Lead Times|
|Overall Market Demand||Premium Only|
|Service Center Inventory Levels||Premium Only|
|Inventory Buying Patterns||Premium Only|
|Service Center Inventory Release Trends||Premium Only|
|Manufacturer Purchasing History||Premium Only|
|Access to Complete SMU Market Survey Results||Premium Only|
|Access to Market Survey Result Archives||Premium Only|
|Steel Market Indicators Table||Premium Only|
|Automotive Production||Premium Only|
|Chicago Fed Index||Premium Only|
|Chicago Fed Mid-West Index||Premium Only|
|China Economic Statistics||Premium Only|
|Consumer Confidence||Premium Only|
|Consumer Debt||Premium Only|
|Currency Update||Premium Only|
|Durable Goods Analysis||Premium Only|
|Employment Net Job Creation||Premium Only|
|Housing Data Analysis||Premium Only|
|Industrial Production||Premium Only|
|ISM Index Analysis||Premium Only|
|US GDP||Premium Only|
|US Service Center Analysis|
|Canadian Service Center Analysis|