Steel Price Hikes May End in 2Q

There's no rust on the steel market in early 2011, as prices are at or racing toward record levels in many steel categories. But buyers can expect the well-oiled price increases to subside soon, said John Anton, Global Insight's lead analyst for the steel market. In a March 9 Global Insight webinar, Anton said steel prices should be near their peak for 2011 and should start to decline next quarter.

The webinar offered pricing forecasts for a variety of steel categories, including scra

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