Supply Chain Management

What's spooking Boeing and Ford? Wild aluminum prices

By The Wall Street Journal

May 08, 2018

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Wild swings in aluminum prices have jolted buyers and sellers of the metal, threatening profits of companies that make everything from jets to beer cans.

The price for aluminum deliveries in three months’ time hit a more-than-six-year high recently. During April, prices also swung over their widest monthly range since at least 1997, the oldest data available, according to an analysis by WSJ Market Data Group.

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