Good Job, Donald! Sanctions On Rusal For Unproven Skripal Poisoning Cause Havoc In Aluminum Market

It’s been an unprecedented week for aluminum.

 The U.S.’s decision to blacklist United Co. Rusal, the world’s second-biggest aluminum maker, set off a rush to secure supply. Prices rose by a record this week, with ripple effects felt by car-parts makers in Atlanta, Swiss commodity traders and processing plants in the Irish countryside.