Daily Dispatches

Murphy addresses New Orleans conference; tributes from Lundin and Turk

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7:22a ET Friday, October 31, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's an analysis of Barrick Gold's hedge book concluding
that it has become a major problem for the company:

http://www.minesite.com/archives/brokers_archive/2003/oct-
2003/barrick311003.htm

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

Bullion bust-out turns head, Calandra writes from New Orleans conference

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Barrick profit edges up, hedge book still weighty

By Nicole Mordant
http://biz.yahoo.com/rc/031027/minerals_barrick_earns_4.html

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 27 (Reuters) -- Barrick
Gold Corp. posted a profit in line with analyst expectations on
Monday but for the first time this year the world's No. 2 bullion

MineWeb interviews GATA Chairman Murphy, reports on New Orleans speakers

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7:24a CT Thursday, October 30, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

CBSMarketWatch Editor Thom Calandra has a
"StockWatch" commentary from the New Orleans
Investment Conference, where a GATA delegation
has arrived to agitate against surreptitious
intervention by central banks against the gold
price, and where GATA Chairman Bill Murphy and
GATA consultants James Turk and Frank Veneroso

Barrick goes quarter without cutting hedge but says it still wants to

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11:27p ET Monday, October 27, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldSeek has posted an essay by Gary North, "Gold Is
a Political Metal," that echoes the longtime preface
of Bill Buckler's newsletter, "The Privateer." As you
might expect, North gets a little polemical, but it's
a great essay to introduce newer students of gold to
the war in which they are contemplating enlistment.

''Gold geezers'' confident and calm as gold nears $400 again

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3:21p ET Sunday, October 26, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A excellent summary of the gold price suppression scheme
has been written by GATA member Sid Reynolds, an
Australian, and posted at the GATA Internet site here:

http://www.gata.org/GoldPriceManipulation.htm

And more details about Durban Roodeport Deep's plans
for the New Orleans Investment Conference. Durban's

Metals melt-up mania coming, Calandra writes

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10:58p ET Monday, October 27, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As you may remember from a previous GATA dispatch,
our consultant Robert K. Landis addressed the
Association of Mining Analysts in London on October
2. His remarks, titled "Gold Is Money -- Deal With
It," have been posted at Reg Howe's Golden Sextant
Internet site, and brilliantly argue the case for
gold's future in a world where fiat currencies are

Bob Landis'' address to the mining analysts: ''Gold Is Money -- Deal With It''

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10:54a ET Monday, October 27, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Peter Brimelow of CBSMarketWatch surveys the
"gold geezers" and finds them, on the whole,
calm and confident as gold nears $400 per ounce
again. You can find his report here:

http://cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B5150E9B5%2DB0A9%

Gold is a political metal, so of course governments try to mess with it

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10:58p ET Monday, October 27, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

CBSMarketWatch Editor Thom Calandra's "StockWatch"
commentary tonight is headlined "Metals Melt-up Mania
Coming." It contains excerpts from his subscription
newsletter, The Calandra Report.

You can find it here:

http://cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B4AE82D11%2D14E9%

Durban sponsors GATA reception at New Orleans Investment Conference

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1:38p ET Saturday, October 25, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant James Turk, editor of the Freemarket
Gold & Money Report and proprietor of GoldMoney,
has new commentary, "The Dollar's Free Fall," at the
"Founder's Commentary" section of the GoldMoney
home page on the Internet.

Turk writes: "This past week was a bad one for the
stock market. But the carnage in stocks caused many

Summary of gold price suppression posted; Krugerrands at Durban presentation

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1:31p ET Sunday, October 26, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA expresses its heartfelt thanks to Durban
Roodeport Deep, the South African gold mining
company that has been among our earliest and
most generous supporters, for agreeing to
sponsor our reception at the New Orleans
Investment Conference on Saturday evening,
November 1.

Durban, considered the mining company most
leveraged to the gold price, will be represented

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