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Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, explains that ArcelorMittal is his top pick in the steel sector because it should benefit the most from "a rebound in developed markets."
Alexei Mordashov, CEO at Severstal, expects a "significant" increase in steel demand in 2014 but says the problem for steel companies are the margins due to overcapacity.
Australian miners shoveled record tonnages of iron ore in the December quarter, supported by billions of dollars worth of expansion plans coming on stream.
Why Nucor makes a great stock pick in the steel industry right now, with Aldo Mazzaferro, Macquarie Securities.
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CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports steel is staged to benefit from an expected non-residential construction recovery in 2014.
Commodities trader Dennis Gartman shares his top trades to close out the year.
Coal is "a perfect contrarian's play," Dennis Gartman says.
Christine Tan speaks to JC Tsou, Chairman of China Steel, about the firm's leadership style.
"It looks awful on the charts, and it's just not doing what it should be doing," Dennis Gartman says of gold.
Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research, Barclays discusses the outlook for China's coal and steel sector.
China's imports of crude oil, iron ore, copper and soybeans fell in August from July's record highs, but shipments stayed at elevated levels.
Paul O'Malley, Managing Director of BlueScope Steel discusses the road to recovery for the Australian-listed steel maker, after reporting its first annual underlying profit in three years.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer looks at the bounce in the steel ETF to see if it can finally break out above the $44 ceiling, with the help of technician Tim Collins. Also, where Steel Dynamics is headed.
Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute founder, says for the past six months demand for industrial products tied to copper and steel have increased.
Paul Renken, senior geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, questions ArcelorMittal's steel prices outlook, and discusses what it could do to reach its higher profit guidance for 2013.
Oleg Deripaska, the CEO of the world's largest aluminum company Rusal said global commodity producers need to cut output by up to 10 percent.
CNBC's Emily Chan takes on the daily challenge of the 'Stock in 60' segment and looks at BlueScope Steel, which soared as much as 17 percent after reporting improved results for the first half of 2013.
Being a big wheel in the earth mover business, Vipin Sondhi has a very clear idea why the Indian economy is stuck in the mud and what the government must do to change the mindset of business executives, like himself.
Spencer Wicks, pulbisher at Steelfirst.com, tells CNBC that there couldn't be a worse time to be selling steel assets as you've got a buyers' market.