Top Headlines: Alabama steelmakers hurt by tariffs, Denham Building plans

Report: Alabama steelmakers hurt by Trump tariffs
President Donald Trump’s tariffs on foreign steel have sped the decline of some of the U.S. mills he vowed to help. Exuberance over the levies dramatically boosted U.S. output just as the global economy was cooling, undercutting demand. That dropped prices, creating a stark divide between companies like Nucor Corp., that use cheaper-to-run electric-arc furnaces to recycle scrap into steel products, and those including U.S. Steel Corp., with more costly legacy blast furnaces. – Bloomberg

Alabama native among new entrepreneurs blooming in small towns
Jade Joyner is the co-founder and principal designer of Metal + Petal, an Athens, Georgia-based interior design firm. Before starting the firm, which Ms. Joyner runs with her husband, Graham, she had years of experience working on interiors in Europe and the U.S.  In fact, the Alabama native founded her first interior design firm in 1999 while living in Budapest, where her first big project was designing Warsaw-based model homes. – Mansion Global

Denham Building prepares to go mixed use in Birmingham
Take a sneak peek inside the renovation and construction progress of the Denham Building in the growing Parkside area of Birmingham near Railroad Park. The Denham Building was constructed in 1927 and offers 140,000 square feet, 86,000 of which will be dedicated to a mix of office and retail space on the first floor including a restaurant and possibly a brewery. The second floor and roof will be have 59 urban loft units with original industrial details. –

Alabama ranks 11th in reports of internet scamming and fraud
Anyone could fall victim to a scammer, but the older you get the more susceptible you may become. “We see it all the time,” said Senior Marketing Specialist Jack Galassini. “People basically 60 years of age and older, sometimes they are not as fast as they used to be or sharp like when they were younger and this is where the scammers try to get to them.” Statistics show that not only do people from ages 60 to 69 get scammed the most; they also get scammed out of the most money. – WBRC

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