I wondered why aluminium flashlights were so expensive.

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I wondered why aluminium flashlights were so expensive.

Goldman Sachs is at the centre of another potential London-linked scandal after US watchdogs kicked off investigations into practices that could have hiked the price of aluminium and damaged the world’s economy.

America’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission has ordered firms involved in the market to preserve emails, documents and other messages from the past two years.

It is the first step in what could lead to a formal investigation into an increasingly controversial market that has become dominated by Wall Street banks.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/goldman-sachsin-spotligh...

I’m a junky, I mod lights so I can sell lights so I can buy more light to mod so I can sell lights to buy more lights to mod.

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Why do you hate capitalism? Sad (this is a bit of Orwellian sarcasm btw)

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[tea party] if people can afford to manipulate prices then the government has no right to interfere [/tea party] Silly

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The financial economy is a giant scam anyway, the debt system is nothing but a Ponzi scheme to destroy national power (see what is happening in Greece, symbol of the occidental culture).
And I’m not even mentioning the death of hundreds of millions people because of food prices,poisoning and wars.

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Bort wrote:
[tea party] if people can afford to manipulate prices then the government has no right to interfere [/tea party] Silly

Until it starts to hurt them, that is.

Without lamps, there’d be no light.

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Banks making bets at the expense of the vast majority of the population.  That's rule #1 on Wall Street.

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StorminMatt wrote:
Bort wrote:
[tea party] if people can afford to manipulate prices then the government has no right to interfere [/tea party] Silly

Until it starts to hurt them, that is.


i wish you were correct, however it seems that when it starts to hurt them, some non related or loosely related government policy is the scapegoat

i never cease to be amazed at people who start with a conclusion, work backwards and when the conclusion falls flat on its butt they make up more and more elaborate ways to ‘make it true’

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StorminMatt wrote:
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[tea party] if people can afford to manipulate prices then the government has no right to interfere [/tea party] :p
Until it starts to hurt them, that is.

You mean until the bankers shoot themselves in the foot and then the government finally interferes by bailing them out with the money of the people the bankers screwed?

The low mode should be lower.