Metal And The Dark Side of Money

Before there was such a thing as a market economy, metals defined money. Sparkling rocks belie an ugly history, but one worth re-visiting as the precious metals sector of the market reaches for a new era of dominance.

The Rape of Proserpina, by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between 1621 and 1622.

B that “industrial metal prices are powering to the highest in years,” sparked by upcoming legislation to curb greenhouse gas emissions for vehicles…