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July 24, 2012 11:00 am ET
Albert E. Ferrara - Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations and Member of Proxy Committee
James L. Wainscott - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of Proxy Committee
Roger K. Newport - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance
Evan L. Kurtz - Morgan Stanley, Research Division
Sohail Tharani - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Patrick Marshall - CRT Capital Group LLC, Research Division
Arun S. Viswanathan - Longbow Research LLC
Michelle Applebaum - Steel Market Intelligence Inc
Anthony B. Rizzuto - Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, Research Division
Mark L. Parr - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Brett Levy - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Aldo J. Mazzaferro - Macquarie Research
Luke Folta - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Justine Fisher - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Charles A. Bradford - Bradford Research, Inc.
Shneur Z. Gershuni - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to AK Steel's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded. With us today are Mr. James L. Wainscott, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel; Mr Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations; and Mr. Roger K. Newport, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. At this time, I will turn the conference call over to Mr. Ferrara. Please go ahead, sir.
Albert E. Ferrara
Thank you, Sam, and good morning, everyone. Welcome to AK Steel's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. In a moment, Jim Wainscott will offer his comments on our business, and following Jim's remarks, Roger Newport will review our second quarter 2012 financial results. And together, we will field your questions.