One-kilogram silver bars sit stacked at Gold Investments Ltd. bullion dealers in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
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Goldman Sachs strategists say retail investors would not be able to force a short squeeze in silver.
Goldman global commodities head Jeff Currie and other strategists say a short squeeze would be “unattainable” and that regulations around positions have made it nearly impossible for someone to corner the market. They note during the famous squeeze in 1980, the Hunt Brothers were able to acquire a third of the world’s supply, driving the price up by 713% in three weeks.