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Under fire, Goldman offers way around warehouse lines

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs responded to mounting political pressure and regulatory scrutiny of its Metro International metals business on Wednesday, by offering customers immediate access to aluminum stored in its warehouses.Full story

U.S. deepens scrutiny of banks' roles in commodities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street banks face the prospect of increased scrutiny of their commodity businesses as U.S. regulators and lawmakers on Tuesday pressed for a closer look at their roles in owning warehouses and in trading everything from oil to metals Full story

Amazon goes on hiring spree

  The “Squawk on the Street” crew discuss the Internet giant’s plans to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states, beefing up staff in its warehouse and customer service divisions.

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  Goldman Sachs to blame?

Goldman Sachs is disputing a report that a Goldman controlled warehouse in Detroit is behind a rise in aluminum prices, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  Gold breaks above $1,300

Gold is up more than $40 in today's trading session, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. The Senate Banking Committee is focusing on whether banks should own warehouses, or refiners and power plants.

  New home for classic cars?

The California Automobile Museum could soon have a new $15 million home after being located in an old tire warehouse for almost 30 years. KCRA's Kevin Oliver reports.

  Judge Denies Bail to 'Pot Mom'

Andrea Sanderlin was accused of running a multi-million dollar marijuana warehouse. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the judge on the case is requiring additional guarantors before granting her bail.

  'Pot Mom' Arraigned

Andrea Sanderlin is due in court today, accused of operating a highly sophisticated marijuana lab in a Queens warehouse, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

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US Tobacco graders Jimmy Allen (third from left) and Scott Harrington, discuss a tobacco grade with warehouse manager Elton Johnson at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins
US Tobacco graders Jimmy Allen (third from left) and Scott Harrington, discuss a tobacco grade with warehouse manager Elton Johnson at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins

US Tobacco graders Jimmy Allen and Scott Harrington, discuss a tobacco grade with warehouse manager Elton Johnson at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins, South Carolina July 29, 2013. The farm cooperative US Tobacco sets the standard for pricing and quality of the area farmer's crops at this warehouse.

A day before the markets open, tobacco farmer Pressley Johnson (left) and warehouse manager Elton Johnson talk by a bundle of tobacco at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins
A day before the markets open, tobacco farmer Pressley Johnson (left) and warehouse manager Elton Johnson talk by a bundle of tobacco at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins

A day before the markets open, tobacco farmer Pressley Johnson and warehouse manager Elton Johnson talk by a bundle of tobacco at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins, South Carolina July 26, 2013. The warehouse is co-owned by farmer Johnny Shelly but leased to the US Tobacco Cooperative during harvest.

Warehouse worker David Montgomery sweeps tobacco from the floor at Big L Warehouse in Mullins
Warehouse worker David Montgomery sweeps tobacco from the floor at Big L Warehouse in Mullins

Warehouse worker David Montgomery sweeps tobacco from the floor at Big L Warehouse in Mullins, South Carolina July 29, 2013. The traditional tobacco harvest requires many labor-intensive hours to bring the crop to market, especially with the flue-cured variety prominent in the southern United States

A Spanish National police officer stands next to wrecked parts of a train at a warehouse in Escravitude
A Spanish National police officer stands next to wrecked parts of a train at a warehouse in Escravitude

A Spanish National police officer stands next to wrecked parts of a train at a warehouse in Escravitude, 20 km from Santiago de Compostela, northwestern Spain, July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal