BY THE NUMBERS: U.S. Steel Corp. reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $226 million, or $1.57 per share, compared with a loss of $249 million, or $1.74 per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 12 percent to $4.82 billion.
WINNERS, LOSERS: Shipments of tubes and pipes used by the energy industry increased. Shipments of products used for manufacturing automobiles, industrial equipment and other long-lasting goods fell 2 percent.
WHAT'S NEXT: U.S. Steel has predicted that operating results will improve in the first quarter because of higher prices and shipments.