Author Archives: Fouad Egbaria

Commodities Roundup: Steel prices; commodities bear market; U.S.-China trade deal keeps tariffs for next phase

MetalMiner, a sister site of ours, scours the landscape for what matters. As MetalMiner’s Belinda Fuller noted this week, U.S. steel prices made gains in the first half of December. In other news, rare earths miner Lynas awaits a license to mine the material in Malaysia. And a look at the commodities market shows that it's not benefitting like the stock market and could be hurt if the dollar weakens. Also, the tariffs on China stay until phase two of the U.S.-China trade deal can be hammered out.