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Durban contemplates dividends in gold; and John Meyer makes "The Case for Gold"

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10:44p ET Thursday, January 24, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Tocqueville Gold Fund's manager, John Hathaway, has
written an interesting new commentary that can be found
here:

www.toqueville.com/brainstorms/brainstorms.php?id=108

And our own Reg Howe has written a response, here:

www.goldensextant.com/commentary19.html#anchor5124

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

Durban Deep leads the gold cause and the gold shares

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By Allan Seccombe and James Regan
Reuters
January 18, 2002

Newmont Mining Corp won the fight for Normandy Mining
Ltd. on Friday as AngloGold Ltd bowed out, clearing the
way for the U.S. company to assemble the world's largest
gold mining house.

South Africa's AngloGold scraped together acceptances
representing just 7.1 percent of Australian miner Normandy
for its cash and scrip offer which expired at 0800 GMT on

New essays by Hathaway and Howe

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1:21p ET Thursday, January 24, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A report posted today at www.TheMiningWeb.com reminds
us of our wonderful friends at Durban Roodeport Deep,
GATA's first supporters in the mining industry.

The MiningWeb report can be found on the site's home
page, here:

http://www.theminingweb.com/

Here is the detailed link, though it may not work for some

Durban Deep leads the gold cause and the gold shares

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1:21p ET Thursday, January 24, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A report posted today at www.TheMiningWeb.com reminds
us of our wonderful friends at Durban Roodeport Deep,
GATA's first supporters in the mining industry.

The MiningWeb report can be found on the site's home
page, here:

http://www.theminingweb.com/

Here is the detailed link, though it may not work for some

Newmont wins Normandy as Anglo bows out

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'MIDAS' COMMENTARY FOR JANUARY 16, 2002

By Bill Murphy
www.LeMetrpoleCafe.com

Gold $287.50, up $3.10
Silver $4.56, up 1 cent

A while back I mentioned that we needed a
couple of events to take place to signal that
The Gold Cartel was in big trouble. The first
was the breaking of the $2/two day rules they
have had in place for at least 3 1/2 years.
They have been broken, barely. The second was

Very unusual and promising gold market trading action

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7p ET Monday, January 14, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's making it easy for you to get in touch with
Congress about the manipulation of the gold
market.

I'm appending a sample letter that U.S. citizens
can send to their U.S. representative and U.S.
senators, asking for help in making the Federal
Reserve and the Treasury Department confront
GATA consultant James Turk's latest findings.

A letter to send to Congress with James Turk''s latest findings

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By Thom Calandra, Editor
www.CBS.MarketWatch.com
January 14, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO -- Rarely will mainline investment sources,
like the Wall Street brokerage houses, deliver nirvana in the
form of an undiscovered idea, company or trend.

This is especially true of shunned investments, like gold.
John Hathaway, manager of the tiny Tocqueville Gold Fund
(TGLDX) advises investors, when it comes to

Anatomy of a budding gold rally: Gold stocks outpace overall stock market

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
January 13, 2002

Last weekend I left for Washington to attend
Ralph Nader's conference, "The Federal
Reserve: Myth Versus Reality," at the
National Press Club. My purpose was to make
some contacts to bring attention to the
manipulation of the gold market.

Sunday was a hoot, as I had dinner with my
old quarterback from my football-playing

Report from Washington: Anti-ESF legislation is coming

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By Dana Milbank and Susan Schmidt
The Washington Post
Saturday, January 12, 2002

Former Clinton Treasury secretary Robert E. Rubin
telephoned a top Treasury official last fall to
explore whether the Bush administration could
intervene on behalf of Enron Corp. as the giant
energy company neared collapse, officials said
yesterday.

Rubin, chairman of the executive committee at
Citigroup, one of Enron's main creditors, called

Ex-Treasury secretary sought Treasury''s help for Enron

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8:34p ET Thursday, January 10, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Yesterday IAMGOLD Corp. announced that it will be
keeping its spare cash in gold bullion. Today IAMGOLD
announced that it will give its shareholders the option
of receiving their dividends in bullion as well.

This double blow struck for gold as money was even more
encouraging for us at GATA because IAMGOLD raised the
possibility of using our friend and consultant James

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