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Beware the darkside of the metal market force

Goldman Sachs launched a spirited defence of warehouse queues last week, arguing that they don’t have an unwarranted effect on physical prices because the hoarding is justified by curve dynamics.

The view, in short, is that because the curve is rewarding the market to store, these supplies are not coming at the cost of supply to the market. In fact, in their eyes, the hoards provide a balancing mechanism to what would otherwise be an oversupplied market. Yay for warehouses! They’re just keeping prices balanced! Read more