RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

Flack Global Metal’s Reports and Analysis hub provides comprehensive insights from the Flack Capital Markets team into the dynamic ferrous industry, offering real-time, in-depth reports and analytical perspectives. Explore the latest trends, market intelligence, and strategic assessments to stay up-to-date and make informed decisions in the ever-evolving metals sector.

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Apr 11, 2024
Research Report
The current supply dynamics have pushed us into the High Imports, High Domestic Production quadrant, implying that from supply alone, there will likely be additional downward pressure, and a more bearish market as we head into the summer months.
Apr 10, 2024
Macro Flash Report
Once, twice, three times. At this point it is undeniable that the clear disinflationary pressure from last year is subsiding with 3 hot prints to start 2024. Throughout the rate hike cycle, many pointed to the last leg of downward pressure being the most difficult and this year's data has supported that.
Apr 9, 2024
Fundamental Report
Domestic production continues to climb, while US prices lose upward momentum, and our adjusted global spot price broke below $700 for the first time in nearly 6-months.
Apr 5, 2024
Macro Report
The labor market continues to surprise to the upside, while industrial sector data paints a mixed, albeit slightly optimistic view of February/March.
Apr 3, 2024
Macro Flash Report
The contrast between March's underwhelming Fed manufacturing surveys and the expansionary S&P and ISM manufacturing PMIs underscores the reality that, although the recent numbers are promising, the manufacturing rebound is still only in the early stages.
Apr 2, 2024
Fundamental Report
This week, the U.S. Domestic – Global price differential expanded further, driven by an increasing US domestic price, and continued declines in the global average price. For imports, February’s census data of arrivals showed a notable reduction in imports, whereas preliminary data for March’s arrivals are indicating a substantial increase, suggesting an overall higher trend in imports as the delayed tons continue trickle in. Meanwhile, after scaling back for two consecutive weeks, US domestic production jumped back up to the higher end of the neutral range.