Palladium Rally Continues as Analysts Project Shortages – The Wall Street Journal

Workers shape an ingot of palladium in Russia. The metal has increased in value 45% this year. Photo: ilya naymushin/Reuters By Amrith Ramkumar Amrith Ramkumar The Wall Street Journal Biography @AmrithRamkumar amrith.ramkumar@wsj.com Updated Oct. 22, 2019 3:23 pm ET A booming rally in the silvery-white metal palladium has continued in October, underscoring how bets on …

Judge rules ex-Deutsche Bank traders can be prosecuted under wire fraud law for alleged 'spoofing' – CNBC

A federal judge on Monday said that a deceptive commodities trading tactic known as spoofing can be prosecuted under the wire fraud statute, a decision that will allow a criminal case against two ex-Deutsche Bank precious metals traders to move forward. The decision by Judge John Tharp in U.S. District Court in Chicago also supports …