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Dollar is burning and Japan is spraying it with paper

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By Jim Buchta
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Saturday, June 1, 2002

Gold has its glitter again.

On Friday, as gold prices rose to their
highest level in more than two years, coin
and precious metals dealers said their phones
won't stop ringing.

"The world has changed," said George Cooper
of Centennial Precious Metals, a Denver-based
company with dozens of customers in the Twin

Reg Howe''s presentation to the Association of Mining Analysts in London

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By Thom Calandra
CBS.MarketWatch.com
Friday, May 31, 2002

As Nasdaq fends off its September lows, economists, analysts,
and technicians are pointing to the storm signals of rising gold
prices and the falling dollar.

The dollar's fall -- down about 7 percent this year against the
currencies of America's biggest trading partners -- is increasingly
linked with gold's relentless gains.

Barry Cooper, a gold equities analyst at CIBC World Markets

Precious metals dealers report surge of business across United States

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12:46a ET Sunday, June 2, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reg Howe's presentation to the Association of Mining
Analysts in London on May 23 has been posted at
GoldenSextant.com. You can find it here:

http://www.goldensextant.com/commentary21.html#anchor22027

With his usual brilliance, Reg describes the background

The top 10 ways GATA could spend that $70,000 from Afrikander Lease

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11p ET Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jim Sinclair, chairman of Tan Range Exploration,
and Harry Schultz of the renowned Harry Schultz
Letter have written an essay about the financial
mismanagement that has put many gold mining
companies at great risk in the event of a sharp
rise in the gold price. You can find it here:

http://www.gata.org/GoldMinesExposed.html

Dollar bears ready for a golden day

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12:04a ET Friday, May 31, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood of TheMiningWeb.com asks, as GATA
supporters well may, what GATA plans to do with
the generous contribution of $70,000 announced
Thursday by Afrikander Lease. For a little comic
relief from this week's excitement in the gold
world, I'll offer a "top 10" list of possible
uses of the money, in the style of CBS

Will the real Goldman Sachs please sit down?

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4:56p ET Wednesday, May 29, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's friend John Hathaway, manager of the
Tocqueville Gold Fund (TGLDX), has just published
at the Tocqueville Internet site a wonderful new
essay that complements the recent essay by
Robert K. Landis about Barrick Gold at
www.GoldenSextant.com, and echoes what you
have been hearing from GATA Chairman Bill
Murphy.

An excerpt from Hathaway's latest:

Interview at TheMiningWeb.com elaborates on AfLease donation to GATA

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10:45a CT Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee has received
a $70,000 donation from Afrikander Lease in South
Africa. GATA Secretary/Treasurer Chris Powell and I
both stunned and humbled by this extraordinary gift.

The letter GATA received from Patrick Driscoll and
Quinton George of Afrikander Lease announcing the
donation is appended here.

GATA stories posted to TheMiningWeb.com''s home page

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9:30p ET Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood of TheMiningWeb.com has just posted a
story there about the phenomenal donation to GATA
by Afrikander Lease. You can find it here:

http://www.mips1.net/MGGold.nsf/Current/4225685F0043D1B285256BC9008368
6A?OpenDocument

If that link is too long for your browser, go to

Sinclair and Schultz warn of imminent danger to many gold mining companies

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10:18p ET Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Word of the suppression of the gold price by the
central banks and the bullion banks is spreading
around the world like wildfire, and the gold cabal
can't put it out. Here's another example:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00174.htm

It was done by an Internet news service in New

Afrikander Lease makes huge donation of shares to GATA

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Goldman sees gold losing its luster

By Susan Lerner
CBS.MarketWatch.com
May 29, 2002

Investors expecting gold stocks and the precious metal to
continue to glitter may be in for a surprise, according to
one analyst who downgraded several gold miners Wednesday.

"We believe that gold will be more challenged to rise
substantially from current $324 levels over the next year
due to weakness in physical jewelry demand," Goldman Sachs'

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