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Amid Trade War Fears, US and Canada Post Higher Imports, Exports
The monthly report on US international trade published by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis showed March exports at $212 billion.
April’s PMI Falls in China and UK, Contraction in Canada
Two PMI measures, the Caixin/Markit (INFO) PMI and the index released by the National Bureau of Statistics or NBS, showed slowing growth in China’s manufacturing sector.
Analysts See a 70% Upside in First Quantum Minerals
First Quantum Minerals (FM) has received “strong buy” ratings from eight analysts, while nine have given it “buy” ratings or some equivalent.
How the USMCA Could Benefit US Steel Demand
The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement requires more automotive production in regions where workers are paid more than $16.00 per hour.
Trump Has His Way on NAFTA—Metal Tariffs Still a Sticking Point
The Trump administration has managed to negotiate a new NAFTA deal whereby the United States will gain access to Canada’s hitherto protected dairy industry.
How the Section 232 Tariffs Could Impact US Aluminum Producers
Last week, President Trump temporarily exempted some countries from the Section 232 tariffs. According to the Commerce Department, the United States imported ~6 million metric tons of aluminum in 2016.
Steel Tariffs: A Bargaining Chip in NAFTA Talks?
President Trump indicated that steel and aluminum tariffs might be used as a bargaining chip in NAFTA talks.
How Will US Import Tariffs Affect China?
The United States is the largest steel importer in the world.
Why Economist Argue That Tariffs Are Bad for the Economy
The recently proposed import tariffs on steel and aluminum imports by US President Donald Trump are an effort to protect the interests of US manufacturers.
Why President Trump Thinks Tariffs Are a Good Measure
President Donald Trump’s announcement about tariffs on steel (SLX) and aluminum (AA) imports shouldn’t come as a surprise.
How Analysts Rate Teck Resources ahead of 4Q17 Earnings
Teck Resources has received a “strong buy” rating from five analysts, while 13 analysts have rated the stock a “buy” or some equivalent.
Teck Resources’ 4Q17 Earnings: What Analysts Are Projecting
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect Teck Resources (TECK) to post revenues of 3.2 billion Canadian (~$2.6 billion) in 4Q17.
Teck Resources’ 2018 Outlook: Can the Uptrend Continue?
Teck Resources (TECK), the Canada-based diversified miner (EWC), rose 23.9% in 2017. While its 2017 gains look decent, most of them came in December.
Metals Experience Selling Pressure after Strong 2017
In November, aluminum shed almost 5.0% and copper lost ~0.3%. However, we’ve seen a fresh wave of selling in industrial metals this month.
How Glencore and TECK’s Capital Allocation Strategies Stack Up
Capital allocation is key for metal and mining companies given the industry’s capital-intensive nature.
Company & Industry Overviews
Why Amazon May Want a Retail Deal in Europe
Strategic acquisitions or partnerships could help Amazon grow its Prime subscriptions in Europe, potentially leading to more sales and profits in the company’s international segment.
Company & Industry Overviews
Apple Is Seeing Strong Interest for iPhones, but from Somewhere New
Apple aims to penetrate the enterprise market, having entered into a long-term partnership with IBM in 2014 and collaborated with Cisco in 2015.
How the Analysts View Teck Resources, a Diversified Miner
Teck Resources is a Canada-based diversified miner that produces steelmaking coal, zinc, and copper and invests in oil sands in partnership with Suncor.
Analysts Are Bullish on Teck Resources in 3Q17
Of the 19 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, four rated Teck Resources as a “strong buy,” 13 rated it as a “buy,” and two rated it as a “hold.”
Global Manufacturing Activity Picks Up the Pace in July 2017
In this series, we’ll look at the performance of global (ACWI) manufacturing indexes and manufacturing activity in emerging markets.