Daily Dispatches

Turmoil behind the scenes: something is up with gold

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10:27p ET Wednesday, February 21, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There's an intriguing article about Gold Fields and Anglogold
just posted at www.theminingweb.com. Here's the link:

http://www.mips1.net/MGGold.nsf/Current/4225685F0043D1B2852569FA007F5C
9F?OpenDocument

If the link doesn't work for you, just go to:

Gold Fields gives up on merger with Franco-Nevada

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By Bill Murphy
www.LeMetropoleCafe.com
February 18, 2001

Spot Gold $258 up $2.70
Spot Silver $4.47 down 5 cents

I had to go see "Hannibal," the sequel to "Silence of the Lambs."
Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Hannibal Lecter was marvelous once
again, yet the movie was gruesome, just like the Gold Cartel.

Might as well swing right into action. What the Gold Cartel is doing

Intriguing article about Gold Fields and Anglogold

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
February 21, 2001

As I prepared to board the South African Airways plane
to return home to Dallas, Texas, after my 2 1/2-week
barnstorming tour of South Africa, a book on the
counter stared me right in the face. Its cover was
burnt orange and showed an African warrior wearing a
tall headdress and brandishing a huge shield and spear.

Shaka inspires another attack against the gold cartel

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By Antony Sguazzin

Johannesburg, Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Gold Fields Ltd., the
world's No. 3 gold producer, said it abandoned attempts to
merge with Canada's Franco-Nevada Mining Corp., a union that
would have given the new company some $700 million for
expansion.

The plan to merge with Franco in a C$2.7 billion ($1.76
billion) transaction was thwarted by the South African
government in September on the grounds that it would bring

Modern imperialism''s hidden faces: AngloGold, Barrick, and the BIS

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By Reginald H. Howe
www.GoldenSextant.com
February 20, 2001

Shades of Cecil Rhodes and Alfred Beit. At the Indaba
2001 African Mining Conference in Cape Town the other
day, Kelvin Williams of AngloGold, South Africa's
largest gold producer, used his turn at the podium to
take a gratuitous swipe at the Gold Anti-Trust Action
Committee: "Forget for the moment about the notion of a
conspiracy against gold, and worldwide plots between

Sean Corrigan essay on gold market stresses GATA

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9:16p ET Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sean Corrigan of Capital Insight in Great
Britain has written an important essay
about the gold market in which GATA figures
prominently. Indeed, little of interest
happens in the gold market these days that
does NOT involve GATA. You can read
Corrigan's essay at www.Gold-Eagle.com here:

http://www.gold-eagle.com/gold_digest_01/corrigan022201.html

Modern imperialism''s hidden faces: AngloGold, Barrick, and the BIS

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5:37p ET Sunday, February 18, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Robert Chapman of the International Forecaster
has an important article about the gold price,
its manipulation, and GATA, posted at Gold-
Eagle:

http://www.gold-eagle.com/gold_digest_01/chapman022001.html

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Sean Corrigan essay on gold market stresses GATA

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By Reginald H. Howe
www.GoldenSextant.com
February 20, 2001

Shades of Cecil Rhodes and Alfred Beit. At the Indaba
2001 African Mining Conference in Cape Town the other
day, Kelvin Williams of AngloGold, South Africa's
largest gold producer, used his turn at the podium to
take a gratuitous swipe at the Gold Anti-Trust Action
Committee: "Forget for the moment about the notion of a
conspiracy against gold, and worldwide plots between

''Midas'' commentary for February 18, 2001

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9:16p ET Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sean Corrigan of Capital Insight in Great
Britain has written an important essay
about the gold market in which GATA figures
prominently. Indeed, little of interest
happens in the gold market these days that
does NOT involve GATA. You can read
Corrigan's essay at www.Gold-Eagle.com here:

http://www.gold-eagle.com/gold_digest_01/corrigan022201.html

U.S. commitment to strong dollar faces market test

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9:15p ET Friday, February 16, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

You gotta check this out:

http://www.gata.org/latest.html

It's a photo of GATA Chairman Bill Murphy
with the king of the Zulu tribe in South
Africa, a direct descendant of the famous
Zulu warrior Shaka, whose "enveloping horn"
strategy Murphy has put into effect at

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