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The manipulation is in the open now, and it''s faltering

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Fed considered emergency measures to save economy

By Peronet Despeignes
Financial Times
March 24, 2002
http://markets.ft.com/ft/gx.cgi/ftc?
pagename=View&c=Article&cid=FT3ZO6O38ZC&live=true&tagid=IXLTN37YICC&su
bheading=currencies%20&%20money

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Federal Reserve in January
considered a variety of "unconventional" emergency

A new gold investor contemplates gold''s morality

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Gold's easy money lures Wall Street
Mining industry unblemished in shaky times

By Thom Calandra
CBS.MarketWatch.com
March 26, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- Maybe you heard the
ad: "You bought the stock last night, and next morning,
the CEO is on the stand, pleading the Fifth."

It's that kind of market.

Maybe your favorite corporate chieftain is hung over
from shopping sprees, wiping tens of billions of dollars

Gold''s easy money lures Wall Street

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2:27a ET Tuesday, March 26, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Monday's first big news was the Financial Times story
about the latest minutes released by the Federal
Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee, in which
the Fed is seen contemplating openly buying
equities to keep the stock market bubble inflated
in case interest rate cuts fail to do so. Gold was
prominently mentioned in the story. So now

Enron''s victims preparing lawsuits against big investment banks

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3:25p ET Tuesday, March 26, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Part of an exchange I had this week with a newcomer
to gold investing raised the issue of its morality.
Maybe it will interest you, so it's below.

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

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Dear Chris:

An essay titled "The Morality of Gold Jewelry," written

Fed considers buying stocks if interest rate cuts fail

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By Peronet Despeignes
Financial Times
March 24, 2002
http://markets.ft.com/ft/gx.cgi/ftc?pagename=View&c=Article&cid=FT3ZO6O38ZC&
live=true&tagid=IXLTN37YICC&subheading=currencies%20&%20money

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Federal Reserve in January
considered a variety of "unconventional" emergency

Fed considers buying stocks if interest rate cuts fail

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4:14p ET Sunday, March 24, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's the latest in the dispute between Kinross Gold and
certain holders of Kinam Gold preferred shares, the latter
represented in part by GATA consultant Reginald H.
Howe:

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/020321/to256_1.html

http://www.goldensextant.com/Kinross-Kinam.html#anchor21348

Another exchange between Kinross and Reg Howe over Kinam shares

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By David B. Wilkerson
CBSMarketWatch.com
http://cbs.marketwatch.com
Thursday, March 21, 2002

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (CBS.MW) -- Maryland Public Broadcasting
announced plans to replace its long-running "Wall Street Week
with Louis Rukeyser" program with a show co-produced with
Fortune magazine.

The new show will be called "Wall Street Week with Fortune."

Gold Bugs Index reaches highest point in 2 years

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1:37a ET Thursday, March 21, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

This Reuters story is a few days old but it indicates that
a big fight is brewing in Congress over regulation of
derivatives in the over-the-counter metals markets. How
fascinating that Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, Treasury
Secretary Paul O'Neill, Senate Banking Committee
ranking member Phil Gramm, and Gramm's wife, Wendy,

Big fight brewing over regulation of metals derivatives

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11:54a ET Saturday, March 16, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy was interviewed today
on Jim Pupalava's "Financial Sense" Internet broadcast
program. You can listen to it here:

http://www.financialsense.com/Experts/2002/Murphy_B.htm

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

Rukeyser ousted from PBS'' "Wall Street Week"

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From CBSMarketWatch.com
Thursday, March 21, 2002

NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- A rise in shares of several metals companies
Thursday prompted the Amex Gold Bugs Index to close at its highest
level in over two years.

Other metals indexes climbed throughout most of the session before
pulling back near the close of trading. Gold futures settled slightly
higher within a recent price range.

In the equities market, the Amex Gold Bugs Index (HUI) stood at

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