Raleigh NC Scrap Metal Recycling buyer scrap metal, Copper, Aluminum, Cardboard, steel, Paper, Battery, Cast Iron, Computer Recycling, Electronics Recycle, Junk cars removal, towing, Buy Salvage cars, Aluminum Cans. Buy for Durham, NC, 27610, Apex, Burlington, Cary, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, Oxford, Clayton, Burlington, Smithfield, Fayetteville.Today's current prices per pounding. Auto Salvage Yards; In Raleigh Recycling Center, Wake County, North Carolina! Where to sell per pound for cash.
Monday, February 23, 2015
NC Scrap Metal Prices Per Pound, Raleigh, NC, Durham, NC, Cary, NC, 27610, Copper, Aluminum and more
NC Scrap Metal Prices
Raleigh Scrap Metal Recycling
There is not a lot of good news. Copper has stabilized, but is really down a bit in the past few days. Steel hit a new multi year low in the past two weeks and next month, it could be down or sideways/flat in price. See the below, written by one of our suppliers.
The BEST prices for cars in all of Raleigh will still be here, though! And even if copper and steel remains low we will continue to do our best to pay you the most we can.
Raleigh Metal Recycling-NC Scrap Metal Prices per Pound
The Fed, Greece and Ports: The Fed minutes were released,
suggesting they are inclined to wait on raising interest rates, being unclear
in terms of when they will make a move since they themselves are uncertain.
While the jobs market strengthens, inflation remains below the 2% target
and the global economic landscape is confounding. The next fed meeting is
Mar h 17-18 where “be patient” may be dropped from their vocabulary.
Greece has agreed in principal to EU demands and needs to
bring it before a formal vote, giving that country a 4 month extension on aid.
Greece needs to present today a list of budget cuts and economic
overhauls. While the Greek government argues its debt-servicing schedule
will force it to run a surplus that is not economically sustainable, the fact
remains countries looking to enter the EU did exactly that to gain
entrance. Based on the current governments promises made to its people to
get elected, it’s not the price to be paid to service its debt, its more the
government’s willingness to pay the political price.
Commodity prices in general will remain under pressure as
the stronger dollar is pushing mining companies to maintain production despite
falling prices. Miners such as BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto benefit from a
stronger dollar by being paid in dollars for mined product while paying local
mining costs in local currency. The result is increased supply and while demand
remains lackluster, putting downward pressure on prices. Some claim “a stronger
dollar will only postpone an inevitable reckoning for the mining industry. By
keeping mines open, they are feeding a global glut of metals, coal and iron
A tentative agreement has been reached at the West Coast
ports, so operations will be back to normal and workers will try to reduce the
backlog of ships off the coast, tentatively expected to take several
months. Union workers still need to vote on the new agreement in coming
Aluminum premiums in Europe have fallen $30 a ton last week
and Asian premiums are under pressure this week as well as discussions around
Q2 premiums begin to get heated. US premiums fell $.01 late last week and
are expected to continue to drop as prime and prime substitutes (surplus semi
manufactured products coming from China) hit US shores looking for a home to
take advantage of our domestic high premium. Look for downward pressure
on the US premium in coming weeks/months and resulting spreads tied to cash LME
to widen accordingly (what goes up with the premium must come down with the premium).
Market moving news this week is Janet Yellen addresses
congress on Tuesday. Expect commodity price volatility with China on
holiday and trading volumes lighter as a result.