Daily Dispatches

Interest rates: The golden connection

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12:33a EST Saturday, December 25, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our good friend Arthur Hailey of novel-writing fame has
gotten himself and GATA into the National Post's
Financial Post section in his native Canada, striking
another blow for the gold cause. The story follows.
Please post it as seems useful.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

Cambior reaches agreement with creditors

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9:05p EST Wednesday, December 22, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The transcript of the interview done December 14
at www.kitco.com with GATA Chairman Bill "Midas"
Murphy has been posted at Kitco. The address is:

http://www.kitco.com/Murphy.htm

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Canada''s National Post notes Hailey''s barb at Barrick

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12:30a EST Saturday, December 25, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's a Canadian Press story about Cambior's digging
itself out of its hedging hole.

Merry Christmas from GATA, where we never sleep!

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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Cambior restructures debt
while it scrambles to sell assets

MONTREAL, Dec. 23 (Canadian Press) -- Cambior Inc., a

Transcript of Murphy interview

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11p EST Tuesday, December 21, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Charles Peabody of Mitchell Securities, one of the few
financial analysts who called the rise in interest rates
exactly right this year, as well as the weakness of bank
stocks, has just recommended purchase of ... gold.

Peabody sees the Federal Reserve's Y2K timidity in the
face of inflation, cites the continued rise in interest

Accept the gift of cheap gold, Peabody advises

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8:15p EST Sunday, December 19, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc. has
opened an account with E-Gold and is prepared to
receive financial contributions there as well as
conventional contributions by bank check and bank
wire.

If you're interested in contributing to GATA through
E-Gold, you can visit the E-Gold site at:

http://www.e-gold.com

GATA opens account at E-Gold

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6:10p EST Sunday, December 19, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

This article by Marc Faber from the November 29 issue of
Forbes magazine will interest you is more exhortation to
trade overbought tech stocks for oversold gold stocks. It
actually preceeded the similar advice from Thom Calandra
of www.CBSMarketwatch.Com, which was posted to you
last weekend and is archived at GATA message No. 311.

Another exhortation to trade techs for gold

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2a EST Saturday, December 18, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

James Turk, publisher of Freemarket Gold and Money
Report, makes herewith the case for an accounting of
the U.S. gold reserve.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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WE HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW

By James Turk
jamesturk@fgmr.com
December 18, 1999
Copyright 1999 / Freemarket Gold & Money Report.

Updated essay on Barrick by Reg Howe

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12:45a EST Friday, December 17, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reginald H. Howe, Harvard-trained lawyer and former
mining company executive, explains in detail here the
hedging situation of Barrick Gold. Howe argues that
Barrick's hedge is twice as risky as an ordinary hedge,
that the big move in gold that is the dream of the gold
bugs is really Barrick's worst nightmare, and that such

Tell us what''s going on at Fort Knox

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12:10a EST Saturday, December 18, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's the latest gold prognostication by Steve Kaplan
at www.goldminingoutlook.com. While he has been wrong
forever on the general equities market and particularly
our mutual favorite, EBAY, he picked the recent top in
gold almost to the minute, so you may want to pay
special attention to this, which echoes what GATA

Indications said to be bullish for gold

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11:30p EST Friday, December 17, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's an updated version of Reginald H. Howe's
essay of yesterday explaining Barrick Gold's hedging
strategy. This version includes a clarification, but I
don't think it changes the substance of Howe's point
at all.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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You Bet Your Life:
Barrick vs. Gold Bugs

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