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AK Steel posts wider third-quarter loss, sees more red ink

Oct 23 2012

AK Steel Holding Corp posted a wider quarterly loss on Tuesday and forecast more red ink for the fourth quarter as weak domestic and global demand pushed down steel prices.

Freeport profit drops; sees higher 2013 gold production

Oct 22 2012

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc's third-quarter profit fell sharply, missing Wall Street estimates, due in part to a big drop in gold production at its vast Grasberg mine in Indonesia, the company said on Monday.

Steelmaker Nucor's profit down, sees further drop

Oct 18 2012

Nucor Inc reported a drop in third-quarter earnings on Thursday because of lower prices for its steel and slowing economic growth, and said it expected a further profit decline in the current period.

Planes, auto demand help Alcoa results beat Wall Street view

Oct 10 2012

Stronger demand for aluminum products from airplane and automobile producers helped Alcoa Inc's third-quarter profit before one-time charges beat Wall Street's expectations, offsetting weak aluminum prices and worries about China's slumping economy.

Planes, autos help Alcoa to a quarterly profit

Oct 09 2012

Stronger demand for aluminum products from airplane and automobile producers helped Alcoa Inc's third-quarter profit beat Wall Street's expectations despite weak aluminum prices and worries about China's slumping economy. | Video

Planes, autos help Alcoa profit

Oct 09 2012

Stronger demand for aluminum products from airplane and automobile producers helped Alcoa Inc's third-quarter profit beat Wall Street's expectations, offsetting weak aluminum prices and worries about China's slumping economy. | Video

Truck wheels a bright spot in gloomy quarter for Alcoa

Oct 05 2012

Oct 5 Reuters) - Tighter environmental standards are forcing truck makers to use more aluminum in manufacturing to save weight, a trend that could make Alcoa's business making wheels for commercial vehicles a bright spot in its earnings release next week.

Union protests at ArcelorMittal U.S. plants over contract

Sep 05 2012

Unionized steelworkers staged rallies outside all of ArcelorMittal's plants in the United States on Wednesday, accusing the steelmaker of dragging its feet in talks over a new labor contract.

Union protests at ArcelorMittal U.S. plants over contract

Sep 05 2012

Unionized steelworkers staged rallies outside all of ArcelorMittal's plants in the United States on Wednesday, accusing the steelmaker of dragging its feet in talks over a new labour contract.

Union protests at ArcelorMittal U.S. plants over contract

Sep 05 2012

Unionized steelworkers staged rallies outside all of ArcelorMittal's plants in the United States on Wednesday, accusing the steelmaker of dragging its feet in talks over a new labor contract.

World News

U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.