US Steel shares jump By Sonja Elmquist, Bloomberg | July 30, 2014 The company had a 17-cents-a-share profit in the second quarter. It was estimated to have a 31-cent loss. Alcoa urges LME to put more transparency in aluminum trading By Sonja Elmquist, Bloomberg | July 25, 2013 Alcoa Inc., the largest U.S. aluminum producer, is urging the London Metal Exchange to provide more transparency about its marketplace for the lightweight metal. Freeport and Newmont still in talks as Indonesia grants permits By Sonja Elmquist, Bloomberg | February 20, 2014 Newmont Mining Corp. and Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. said they are still in talks with the government about resuming copper exports. US Steel calls out South Korea for dumping By Sonja Elmquist, Bloomberg | March 25, 2014 U.S. Steel, the biggest domestic producer of pipes and tubes sold to drillers, is among steelmakers who say they have been unfairly harmed.