Just Another Case of Mid-Year Jitters?

Triplett, Tim
June 2006
Metal Center News;Jun2006, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p8
Trade Publication
The article comments on the economic performance of the steel industry in the U.S. as of the mid-year of 2006. As observed, there is uncertainty in the economy. Although the gross domestic product is performing well, it is counterbalanced by disappointing job growth, especially in the manufacturing sector. A decline in the shipments of steel products from service centers in the country and Canada is observed in April. Also, there is a possible slowdown in orders of steel products.


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