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Rising Steel Prices Were Inevitable. How Long Will They Last?

By Michael Sullivan, Steve Katz (host)

Michael Sullivan, Vice President of the Metals and Mining Valuation Group at Hilco Valuation Services, elaborates on the historic factors leading up to the current meteoric rise in domestic steel prices, how mills are evolving, and why we are not likely to see a dramatic falloff in pricing for the foreseeable future.

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Wait, My Steel Costs How Much?

By Michael Sullivan

In this article we take a look at the continued, historic rise in domestic steel prices, the reasons behind this phenomenon, and explore where the market is likely to go from here.

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Podcast: Steel and aluminum industry trends leading up to the COVID-19 crisis

By Steve Katz, Michael Sullivan (guest)

Michael Sullivan, Vice President of the metals and mining valuation group at Hilco Valuation Services joins Steve Katz on the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to discuss the course of steel and aluminum industry trends leading up to the COVID-19 crisis, as well as the factors that are now impacting those industries and the variables that stand to either speed or slow their paths to recovery.

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Uncertainty and Diminished Demand Continue to Weigh on Prospects for Steel & Aluminum Market Recovery

By Michael Sullivan

In this article, we take a look at the course of Steel and Aluminum industry trends leading up to the COVID-19 crisis as well as the factors that are now impacting those industries, and the variables that stand to either speed or slow their paths to recovery.

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The Evolving Story of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

By Michael Sullivan

In a previous Hilco Valuation Services article from last July, we provided an early assessment of the implementation of the Section 232 tariffs on the steel and aluminum markets. In this follow-up piece, we further explore the market impact of that tariff action on the market to-date.

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