U.S. Steel breaks out following results, levels to watch The company reported much stronger than expected results after market close Tuesday, and the shares have broken out and are trading up over 14.5% to $31.73. At that price the shares are above the $30 area which has been the top of a trading range for nearly two years. A range breakout typically persists in the direction of the breakout for an extended period of time. Resistance is at the new 52-week high at $32.32 and then at $33.24.
U.S. Steel makes management changes at European and North American operations U.S. Steel announced two management changes at its European and North American operating facilities. Scott Buckiso has been named vice president – European Solutions and president – U. S. Steel Kosice, succeeding George Babcoke, who has elected to retire following 39 years of service with the company. Amy Smith-Yoder will succeed Buckiso as general manager – Mon Valley Works. The changes are effective May 31. In his new role, Buckiso will assume executive responsibility for the company's operations in the Slovak Republic.