Open letter to Newmont: Why the silence about gold's enemies?


8:30p ET Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Lots of GATA's friends quoted in MarketWatch gold wrapup


Gold Futures Close at 5-Week High

By Myra P. Saefong and Polya Lesova
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Blanchard research note: Gold defies bigger central bank sales


By Neal R. Ryan
Vice President and Director of Economic Research
Blanchard and Co. Inc., New Orleans
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

John Embry's not selling until the next life


11:55p ET Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Apex Silver's quarterly loss explodes with hedging charge


Apex Silver's 4Q Loss
Widens on Hedging Charge

By The Associated Press
via Yahoo News
Tuesday, April 3, 2007

DENVER -- Precious metals miner Apex Silver Mines Ltd. said Tuesday its fourth-quarter loss widened, as a hefty charge for hedging affected results.

Fannie Mae has probably bought and repackaged this one already


Man, 102, Takes Out
25-Year Mortgage

By Brendan Montague
The Times, London
Sunday, March 25, 2007

A pensioner aged 102 has been granted a 25-year mortgage despite the fact he would have to live until 127 to pay the loan back.

Help NYPost's John Crudele expose the PPT


9p ET Tuesday, April 2, 2007

Dear Friend of GTAA and Gold:

GATA's friend Mark Spengler read John Crudele's wonderful column in today's New York Post about the refusal of U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to acknowledge a request for access to the minutes of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets --

which you can find here ...

Ted Butler: The excellence of silver


8:30p ET Tuesday, April 2, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his new essay, silver market analyst Ted Butler makes the case for the white metal as well as it ever has been made.

John Crudele: Treasury clams up on PPT


Hank, Why Are You
Ignoring My FOI Requests?

By John Crudele
New York Post
Tuesday, April 3, 2007

I've decided to send a very public letter to Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson.

Dear Mr. Paulson:

How ya doing?

Ecuador's president denounces adoption of U.S. dollar


By Matthew Walter and Theresa Bradley
Bloomberg News Service
Monday, April 2, 2007

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador -- Ecuador's decision to adopt the U.S. dollar has been "a complete failure," benefiting the wealthy while creating too few jobs, President Rafael Correa said.