Metal Men: Marc Rich and the 10-billion-dollar Scam Themes

A. Craig Copetas
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Metals Trading Market

Of all the world's commodities that are traded, one stands apart from the others. The metals trading market, which loosely includes oil, is a murky world in which the earth's precious metals are bought, hoarded and sold for profit. Since its existence, the metals market has kept secret many of their deals and methods of operation. Many traders do not understand the entire process of shipping and distribution once they make a deal. If metals trading executives were asked to provide a job description of a metals trader, many would be hard-pressed to do so.

The men who are metals traders are aggressive and unafraid to take risks. Due to the very nature of the commodity—ware that is not manufactured and not limited but that comes from the earth itself—metals trading is difficult to regulate and control. For that reason, it is...

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