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Gold rush brings smaller miners to American Stock Exchange


Gold Market Summary for Thursday, April 1, 2004

By Jim Sinclair

Today was a battle royale between the new gold bulls
and the old gold bears as 95 percent of the comatose
gold community sat on the sidelines cheering and
booing the valiant players on both sides.

Regardless of the fact that they oppose the gold
community, the bears showed real guts today between

''Midas'' commentary for April 1 posted in the clear at FreemarketNews.com


10:56p ET Thursday, April 1, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Doug Hornig of Casey Research has written a good
interview of silver market analyst and GATA
consultant Ted Butler, which has been posted at
Kitco here:


As the silver price has broken above $8, a Bloomberg
story about the metal and its prospects is appended.

An interview with Ted Butler as silver breaks through $8


By James Paton
Wednesday March 31, 2004


NEW YORK, March 31 -- Gold mining executives rubbed
elbows on Wednesday at an investor conference on Wall
Street, but in coming months some are likely to come
together in a different kind of way.

Do your duty to the free-market cause -- get your real metal (while you can)


11:21p ET Thursday, April 1, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's "Midas" commentary for
April 1 at LeMetropoleCafe.com has been posted in
the clear in Adobe Acrobat format at
FreemarketNews.com here:


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

Smaller gold miners get acquisition itch; Seabridge gets AMEX listing


By Matt Mossman
Bloomberg News Service
Wednesday, March 31, 2004


TORONTO -- Eric Sprott has transformed his Canadian Equity
Fund, the best performer in Canada for the last five years,
into what might be described as the Canadian Equity, Gold,
and Cash Fund.

Yen soars to four-year peak against dollar


10:27p ET Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The column headlines in the chart in Ted Butler's commentary
just dispatched didn't reproduce correctly. The columns are
as follows:

1) Commodity. 2)Gross Commercial Long. 3) Gross
Commercial Short. 4) Short Ratio.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

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

Sprott''s Canada stock fund favors gold bars, cash


J.P. Morgan Exec Dismisses Derivatives Worries

By Tara Murphy
Wednesday, March 31, 2004


NEW YORK -- J.P. Morgan Chase investment banking Chairman
Daid Coulter is dismissing concern about concentration in
the derivatives markets.

Concentration in derivatives business is nothing to fear, Morgan executive says


By Christina Fincher

LONDON, March 31 -- The yen smashed through a key
psychological barrier to hit a four-year high against the
dollar on Wednesday as investors sensed Japan was
scaling back yen-selling intervention going into the new

A second start for World Gold Council''s bullion fund


Brace for a bust as bubbles look set to burst

By Marc Faber
Financial Times
Monday, March 29, 2004


Credit has to be given to Alan Greenspan, the Federal
Reserve chairman.

He is the first head of a monetary authority who has not

Wheaton River to merge with IAMGOLD, breaking into top 10 gold miners


By Mathew Ingram
Globe and Mail, Toronto
Monday, March 29, 2004


According to a report in Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper,
Denver-based gold producer Newmont Mining is planning a
takeover bid for Toronto-based Barrick Gold -- in part because

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