2014 Metal Price Forecasts; Macroeconomic, Manufacturing Outlooks

If you’re not sure where prices for steel, stainless, and base metals are headed before you make your purchases, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.


When you show up at the Hotel Sax in downtown Chicago on October 8th, you’ll be able to get your hot little hands on seven actual 8-week forecasts for steel (hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized, and plate), aluminum, copper, and nickel. Not only that, but you’ll get a macroeconomic outlook specifically geared toward the US manufacturing industry, practical sourcing tools to save your company money, and the intelligence imparted by these fine folks:

Don’t Miss These World-Class Speakers

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Bill Strauss, Chicago Fed

“When we get the next US GDP results, I’m not expecting a very good number. One begins to wonder what it takes to get the economy moving at a more impressive clip.”

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Harry Moser, Reshoring Initiative

“Considering all relevant costs, risks and opportunities should be part of all decision processes for all companies all the time.”

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German Dominguez, Sourcing Facilitator/Coach

“Mexico is one of the most politically stable countries in Latin America [to source materials from] and this is a contributing factor in reducing the probabilities for commodity price risk.”

The Best Data-Driven Steel/Stainless/Aluminum Analysis

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Lisa Reisman, Co-Founder/Managing Editor, MetalMiner

“The steel price rally we have seen throughout the bulk of the summer has begun to slip as early September prices have come in lower than August levels.”

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Stuart Burns, Co-Founder, Contributing Editor, MetalMiner

“Removing the [commercial] banks won’t in and of itself stop the stock and finance model that has contributed to the high physical aluminum premiums.”

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Raul de Frutos, Lead Forecasting Analyst

“The more flexible an organization is, the more options it will have to implement strategies to better manage long-term and short-term commodity price movements – and that certainly includes aluminum prices.”

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