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Premium members receive full access to SMU new website and proprietary survey, economic and industry related data and analysis.  Premium members receive supplementary newsletters 3-5 times per month in addition to the Executive newsletters three times per week.

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Who is the target audience for the Premium membership?

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Website & Blog
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Members Only Blog Access
Discounts on all SMU Conferences and Workshops
Steel Prices    
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Cold Rolled Steel Price Indices
Galvanized Steel Price Indices
Galvalume Steel Price Indices
Plate Steel Price Indices
Interactive Pricing Tool
Steel Price Estimator
Steel Pricing Momentum
Comparison of Price Indices
Iron Ore Prices
Shredded Scrap Prices
Busheling Scrap Prices
Heavy Melt Scrap Prices
World vs Domestic Hot Rolled Prices
Hot Rolled Futures Prices
Busheling Scrap Futures Prices
Economic Data    
AHRI Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data
AIA Billings and Inquiries Index
Chinese Steel Trade Data
Chicago Business Barometer
Dodge Momentum Index
Durable Goods
Empire State Manufacturing Index
Housing Starts/Permits/Sales
Institute for Supply Management Index
Monthly Review
North American Rig Counts
US Steel Production
World Steel Production
Service Center Shipments/Receipts Forecast
Apparent Service Center Inventory Excess/Deficit
Steel Mill Furnace Status
Steel Buyers Basics
The Truth About Selling Steel
Ethics & Your Business
US Trade Case Review
All Other Website Tools & Resources
Import/Export Data
US Steel Imports
US Steel Exports
US Apparent Steel Supply
US Ferrous Scrap Exports
Imports by Product, Port, & Country
Survey Data    
SMU Steel Buyers Sentiment Index
SMU Steel Buyers Future Sentiment Index
Mill Negotiations
Mill Lead Times
Overall Market Demand
Service Center Inventory Levels
Inventory Buying Patterns
Service Center Inventory Release Trends
Manufacturer Purchasing History
Full SMU Market Survey Results
SMU Market Survey Result Archives
Key Steel Market Indicators Overview Table
Automotive Production
Chicago Fed Index
Chicago Fed Mid-West Index
China Economic Statistics
Consumer Confidence
Currency Update
Durable Goods Analysis
Global Scrap Trade Analysis
Housing Data Analysis
Industrial Production
ISM Index Analysis
US Service Center Analysis
Canadian Service Center Analysis


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