Daily Dispatches

South African mineworkers union endorses GATA

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1:52p ET Saturday, February 3, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Thanks to GATA member A.W. for translating from
German this great article just published in the
Swiss financial magazine Cash.

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

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WHO HAS THEIR GOLDFINGERS IN THE PIE?

The gold price has fallen for years. A conspiracy
theory accuses world central and fat-cat banks of

Swiss financial magazine Cash covers GATA lawsuit

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9:40p ET Friday, February 2, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy continued today his
meetings with business leaders in South Africa,
attending a conference with the Chamber of
Commerce in Johannesburg and dining on, among
other things, crocodile and ostrich. Murphy as
to travel to Cape Town tonight and will attend
the Indaba mining industry conference next week.

Harry Clawar''s latest on gold price suppression

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By Edward West
South Africa Business Report
www.busrep.co.za
February 02 2001

Cape Town - De Beers' share price rocketed 17,37 percent, or R44,40,
to close at a new 12-month high of R300 yesterday on the surprise
news that Anglo American had made a takeover bid for the diamond
group.

The proposed deal could unlock potential in De Beers and dismantle a
complicated series of cross-holdings with Anglo American, the mining

Publicity and contacts grow on South Africa tour

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12:05a ET Friday, February 2, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Harry Clawar, who has been documenting the
strange suppression of the gold price in
the New York market, continues with his
crucial work in a new essay at Gold-Eagle:

http://www.gold-eagle.com/editorials_01/clawar020201.html

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

South African media full of attention for GATA

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Thursday February 1, 9:24 am Eastern Time

Gold Fields profit jumps,confirms AngloGold talks

By Darren Schuettler

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 1 (Reuters) -- South Africa's Gold Fields Ltd on
Thursday reported a 38 percent jump in second quarter earnings and
confirmed it had informal talks on a tie-up with rival AngloGold Ltd .

Gold Fields said net earnings rose to 277 million rand ($36 million),

Gold Fields confirms approach by AngloGold

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10p ET Wednesday, January 31, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In the last week GATA has received a couple
of contributions by bank wire, one from
Britain and one from Switzerland. We never
get a full name and address on such
contributions even as we would like to
acknowledge them formally, so if the donors
would contact me at GATAComm@aol.com, I'd
appreciate it.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Anglo-American bids for DeBeers

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2:30p ET Thursday, February 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

I just talked with GATA Chairman Bill Murphy in
Johannesburg. He reports the following:

* He spent more than two hours at dinner last night
with the king of the Zulus, who was sympathetic and
helpful.

* He was interviewed for three minutes this morning
on a national television news program that was seen
throughout the country. Later in the day he visited a

Who sent those bank wires?

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10p ET Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

If you're having trouble running the URL
for the Mining Web profile of GATA Chairman
Bill Murphy, go to the following address,
scroll down to the "Analysis" section, and
you'll see the headline to click on:

http://www.theminingweb.com/

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

South Africa receives GATA chairman with interest

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9p ET Monday, January 29, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

I.M. Vronsky, proprietor of www.Gold-Eagle.com,
documents in a new essay why gold is the favored
investment during deflation and credit collapse.
You can find it here:

http://www.gold-eagle.com/editorials_98/vronsky060698.html

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Link to Mining Web profile of GATA Chairman Murphy

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9:09p ET Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

David McKay of the South Africa-based Internet
site, www.theminingweb.com. has done a great
profile of GATA Chairman Bill Murphy, based on
an interview done soon after Murphy's arrival
in that country last weekend.

It's headlined: "GATA's Bill Murphy: Fringe lunatic
or golden messiah?"

(I really don't know why we can't have both!)

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