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Commodities Roundup: eBikes, Iron Ore Tightness and the Section 232 Auto Probe

For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. This week: eBikes, iron ore, cobalt and possible tariffs on imported cars.

Commodities Roundup: Gold in India, Rising Nickel Prices and Talking Tariffs

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For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. This week: Indian gold prices, Glencore to cut mining jobs in Congo, Talking Tariffs series continues and a look at aluminum prices.

Commodities Roundup: Auto Sales, Construction Spending and the Palladium-Platinum Spread

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For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. This week: U.S. auto sales, U.S. construction spending, rare earths, steel prices.

Commodities Roundup: EU Steel Quotas, a Mid-January Review and More Brexit Drama

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For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. From price movements to policy decisions, we scour the landscape for what matters. This week: EU imposes steel quotas, mid-January review of metal prices, a new auto alliance and the Brexit deal goes bust, giving way to more uncertainty.

Commodities Roundup: Palladium’s Hot Streak, a Down December and Great Wall’s Affordable EV Play

For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. This week: palladium up, copper down and electric vehicle from China may crush prices.

Commodities Roundup: Trade Worries of 2018 and Looking Ahead to 2019 on Copper, Oil, Aluminum

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For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from commodity markets like copper, oil and aluminum this week — as well as a look back at 2018 and forward to the year ahead.

Commodities Roundup: Palladium Shines, China Decreases Auto Tariff

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For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. From price movements to policy decisions, our MetalMiner editors scour the landscape for what matters. Here's what mattered this week.

Commodities Roundup: Steel Prices Stay Down, Precious Metals Prices Stay Up, Brexit Stays Confusing

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell again this month, dropping to 83 points. Platinum reversed its uptrend from last month, landing lower at $806 per ounce. This widens the platinum-palladium spread even further, forcing many analysts to wonder what will happen in 2019. And our MetalMiner colleague in the UK shares his thoughts on living through the confusing times of Brexit and what to expect.

Commodities Roundup: G20 Outcomes, Century Aluminum Expands and DRC Raises Cobalt Royalty Rate

Global Risk Management Solutions (GRMS)

For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. From price movements to policy decisions, we scour the landscape for what matters. This week we look at developments from the G20 summit, like the USMCA signing and the U.S.-China tariff truce; Century Aluminum expanding capacity; Rio Tinto's first bauxite haul in Australia; auto sales flagging and more.

Commodities Roundup: Falling Oil Price, Steel Production and G20

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For the buyers and category managers out there, especially those of you deep in the weeds of buying and managing commodities, here’s a quick rundown of news and thoughts from particular commodity markets. From price movements to policy decisions, we scour the landscape for what matters. This week: Price of oil is falling, updates on steel production and imports, G20 Summit begins today, and is GM leading the way on downsizing?