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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

China underwhelms with salvo to slim bloated industry

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's edict to more than 1,900 companies to shut excess production capacity by September is the latest effort to slim down bloated industries, but in the key steel, aluminum and cement sectors the cuts are just a fraction of their surpluses. Full story

Big banks making a buck off of...a can of soda?

  In an amazing expose by the New York Times, Goldman Sachs, which can legally buy into the aluminum market, is moving aluminum around to slow delivery times which then raises the price of the aluminum commodity which affects the price of aluminum everywhere. Tuesday, a Senate committee looked into th

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  Goldman denies distorting aluminum prices

Goldman Sachs is inflating the cost of aluminum cans and CNBC's Mary Thompson reports how they're doing it.

  Alcoa CEO: Lessening Dependency on Metal Price Swings

Alcoa reported Q1 revenue of $5.83 billion, below expectations of $5.88 billion. CEO Klaus Kleinfeld discusses the company's quarter, aluminum demand expectations, and a joint venture project in Saudi Arabia.

  What’s behind the ‘door to nowhere’?

Today’s Sara Haines looks at this week’s roundup of strange photos, including an office covered from top to bottom in aluminum foil and a free-standing door in the wilds of Maryland.

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