While your friends and relatives go trample one another in brick-and-mortar stores, doing their part to support the C in C+I+G+(X-M) of the GDP formula, you can catch up on the best metal market commentary right here on MetalMiner.
If you missed it, here’s some Thanksgiving fun we had – BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Alcoa and Rusal in Japan: A New Thanksgiving
Before we get to forecasts, conferences or other worthwhile recaps, here’s some trivia:
What Were the 3 Most Read Articles of Q3?
- Metallurgical Coal Price Forecast: Attacked From All Sides
- Coking Coal Price Forecast Looks to Firm Up in Q4 2013
- Glencore’s Forecast on the Zinc Market, Demand and Prices
Speaking of commodities and forecasts…
MetalMiner Price Forecasting: It’s Aliiive!
As Shakespeare’s Macbeth famously uttered, “If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then to me…”
Well, now we can – MetalMiner now offers short-term forecasts for steel (HRC, CRC, plate and HDG), aluminum, copper and nickel, which can help your company stay ahead of your competitors when making your purchases. Learn more here – and contact us!
Killer Conference, Man!
Based on our forecasts, we gave a roomful of manufacturers an earful on what to expect heading into 2014 at Commodity/PROcurement EDGE. Here’s a great recap:
Don’t Forget our Sister Site
The team behind Spend Matters (a few of them featured above) really put the ‘PRO’ in Commodity/PROcurement EDGE. Check out their recent tryptophan-soaked posts:
- Turkey: The Malodorous Side of Thanksgiving
- Cheaper Turkey for the Holidays
- Butterball Predicts a Turkey Shortage, Which Means It’s Time for Strategic Sourcing
More Best of MetalMiner to come!