Daily Dispatches

Word of the gold price suppression scheme spreads around the world like wildfire


10p ET Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

TheMiningWeb.com has just made it very easy for
you to find Tim Wood's story about the AfLease
contribution and the interview about the
contribution with Quintin George of Trinity Holdings.
They're now both on TheMiningWeb.com's home


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

GATA chairman to be interviewed on Tiger Financial News Network


Take this gold money and use it.
Former metals trader sees boost for online gold payments.

By Thom Calandra
May 28, 2002

James Turk's GoldMoney digitizes real gold stored
in a London vault. The service, one of several that
creates gold-backed payment systems, is predicting
an increase in business as gold prices eclipse the
$320 an ounce mark.

Turk, a former commodities manager for the Abu Dhabi

Tocqueville''s Hathaway sees a "slow-motion short squeeze"


By Thom Calandra
May 29, 2002

Gold and silver backers see an accelerating decline in
the dollar contributing to further strong gains for their

"It is my view that the demand for dollars will decline. As
this demand continues to decline, the flight from the dollar
will accelerate, regardless whether or not the Federal Reserve
reduces the supply of dollars," says James Turk, editor of

Gold bulls see more dollar decline giving the metal more room to rise


12:48a ET Wednesday, May 29, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy will be interviewed by
Tom O'Brien on the Tiger Financial News Network
at 5:40 p.m. ET today. Murphy will discuss his
work with the GATA delegation at last week's
conference in London of the Association of Mining
Analysts. The interview will be broadcast on the
Internet at www.tfnn.com and www.tiger1590.com.

Bullion banks'' bets against gold are getting noticed


By Thom Calandra
Friday, May 24, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO -- As gold -- and silver -- prices keep
steamrolling higher, the bandwagon for metal investment
vehicles is getting larger.

The audience of individual investors learning about metals
investing for the first time, or for the first time in a
long time, is growing rapidly. Conference directors report
swelling interest in gold-oriented shows such as the 2002

James Turk''s GoldMoney.com featured by CBS.MarketWatch.com


11:22a ET Tuesday, May 28, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The story below from the Daily Mail in Britain is interesting
for showing that GATA's story about the bullion banks' big
short position in gold and the resulting manipulation of
the gold price is breaking through even to mainstream
news organizations. Meanwhile, the gold price seems to
be reflecting this growing awareness. One has to suspect

Metals bandwagon is growing as silver gains with gold


11:12p ET Thursday, May 23, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There's some fine reporting tonight at TheMiningWeb.com
about the London conference of mining industry analysts,
which a delegation from GATA is attending.

There are two articles:

1) Washington gold pact must go


Reports on GATA''s role at the London conference of mining industry analysts


12:53p ET Thursday, May 23, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy reports that the
GATA delegation "stunned" the mining industry
analysts conference in London today with a
presentation about the official sector short
position in gold and the suppression of the
gold price by central banks.

The GATA delegation includes Reginald H.
Howe, James Turk, Robert K.Landis, and the

GATA presentation stuns London mining analyst conference


9:12p ET Wednesday, May 22, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The secretarial help here at GATA headquarters isn't
what it used to be, so you've just been sent in error
some text involving what I do in my other life, in the
newspaper business in Connecticut. Please forgive
the distraction.

You were meant to receive an advisory about
TheMiningWeb.com's report that GATA's great
friend, Durban Roodeport Deep, is issuing new

Durban reported issuing shares to close hedge book early


By Thom Calandra
May 21, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO -- Gold's sharp rise is boosting the
6-year-old Gold Bugs Index of unhedged miners much
more than its larger counterpart, the 13-year-old
Philadelphia Gold and Silver Index.

In a day, as the price of spot gold surpassed $315,
the Amex Gold Bugs Index (HUI) rose 11 percent vs.
a 3.1 percent gain for gold. The Gold Bugs Index,

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