Steelmakers have been slumping for years. Can ArcelorMittal lead the way to better days?
U.S. Steel has struggled in a tough environment for steel production, and rivals Nucor and ArcelorMittal are seeing signs of turning around. Will U.S. Steel follow?
Freeport-McMoRan is in a good position to grow further.
Let's see what the numbers say about U.S. Steel.
Nucor has stayed profitable even as ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel have posted losses. Can the innovative company keep performing well?
The company has found a way to avoid the fate of U.S. Steel, ArcelorMittal, and other steelmakers, but can Worthington earnings keep rising?
Still, token dividend increases make it clear that even this leader is struggling.
If Freeport can't get Indonesia to give it some slack, then production of the red metal will crumble.
No one seems to want to pay even the fire-sale prices the iron ore miner is asking.
Katherine C. Harper comes from Rio Tinto. Jean-Francois Turgeon, another Rio Tinto person, is hired as executive vice president.