Goldman Sachs has been accused, yet again, of running a criminal financial markets scam. This time by controlling the distribution of aluminium (from warehouses that it owns) to affect the market price in a way to favour its own market positions and at an estimated cost to manufacturers of some $3.3bn per year.
To make our Marco Polo Silk Road game even more hands-on, we used aluminium foil, felt, silky fabric, green stones, and porcelain tiles as our trade goods. Plus, we had to buy food to eat along the way. Could we sell our goods for a good price back in Ven