Daily Dispatches

No panic yet -- but wait until this afternoon!

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10a CT Wednesday, May 16, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

I have just received a report from GATA's heaquarters
in Durban, South Africa, that the Gold Anti-Trust Action
Commmittee and our allegations were discussed
extensively today during the afternoon sesssion of South
Africa's Parliament in Cape Town.

Our South African publicist, Rhoda Fowler, just called
from Durban to report that she is getting hundreds of

Doug Casey''s commentary on GATA lawsuit

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By Lisa Sanders
www.CBSMarketWatch.com
May 16, 2001

NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- Strength in the June gold contract
Wednesday gave equities a lift and propelled both of the
major metals indices higher by more than 4 percent.

The CBOE Gold Index 1.88 to 42.13, while the Philadelphia
Gold and Silver Index added 2.53 to 61.10. Individually,
Homestake Mining rose by 5.7 percent, or 38 cents, to trade

Bullion banks told to cover by month''s end, source says

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MIDAS COMMENTARY FOR MAY 14, 2001

By Bill Murphy
www.LeMetropoleCafe.com
May 14, 2001

Gold $268.30 up 30 cents
Silver $4.34 up 1 cent

Here's a bombshell from Bob Chapman that fits in perfectly
with the information you have been getting from Midas for
the past four weeks or so. Bob, who is a big GATA supporter
and editor of the International Forecaster, sent us the
following even before he published it in his own newsletter:

Business Day''s report on Durban conference

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
May 13, 2001

The GATA African Gold Summit was a huge success.
Before I get into the reasons why, I would like to
thank James Turk, Frank Veneroso, and Reg Howe,
who from four to seven days on their own time to
fly all the way to Durban, South Africa, to bring
some surprising transparency to the gold market.

They were all terrific and are an inspiration to

Bullion banks told to cover by month''s end, source says

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10:26a ET Monday, May 14, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's today's gold market commentary at
www.USAGold.com, whose Internet site's
bulletin board has been a generous host to
GATA from our beginning. The USAGold daily
commentary is where many people start the
day's watch on the market.

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

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www.USAGold.com's

Daily gold market commentary at www.USAGold.com

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By Ilja Graulich
Business Day, South Africa
http://www.bday.co.za
May 14, 2001

They are the $289 Club: power brokers who held the gold
price to exactly $289/oz on the last trading days of
1997, 1998, and 1999. So says the Gold Anti-Trust
Action Committee (GATA). (For the record, according to
the London Bullion Market Association, the prices were
$289, $287, and $290 respectively.)

GATA featured in major German newspaper

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Gold 'plot' seems to hold more bull than bullion

By Ingrid Salgado
Business Report, South Africa
http://www.businessreport.co.za
May 13, 2001

DURBAN -- Outspoken supporters of the Gold Anti-Trust
Action Committee (GATA), the Texas-based group that
believes the world's central banks are colluding to
squash the gold price, are few and far between.

Durban Daily News report on GATA African Gold Summit

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2:18p ET Sunday, May 13, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our friends have leapt to our defense at www.theminingweb.com
in response to the site's disparaging story about the Durban
conference -- so much so that the site has grouped some of
the responses in another story.

Thanks to all who got involved -- and to TheMiningWeb itself
for the equal time provided.

You can find the responses here:

Critical responses to TheMiningWeb report on Durban conference

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12:13a ET Sunday, May 13, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's a big article published last week in the
Sueddeutsche Zeitung in Germany -- the South German
News, a major German newspaper. Many thanks to the
friend who forwarded it and the friends arranged its
translation.

I think you'll get from this article and others the
sense that GATA is slowly breaking onto the world
stage, beginning to establish its point, but still a

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy''s report on the Durban conference

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10:48p ET Sunday, May 13, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Below is the text of Friday's story about the GATA
African Gold Summit from the Durban, South Africa,
Daily News. You can see a copy of the actual page
from the newspaper here:

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

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

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