Daily Dispatches

World Gold Council double-Crosses its own industry


10:15p EDT Thursday, September 7, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The World Gold Council and Gold Fields Mineral Service
got their say today in the Frankfurter Allgemeine,
Germany's leading newspaper, as it published its third
article about GATA in two weeks.

Translations were quickly and most generously supplied by
Reinhard Deutsch and Joerg Schroeder, members of
www.LeMetropoleCafe.com, and a hybrid of them is below.

In defense of GATA


9:50p EDT Saturday, September 9, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reginald H. Howe of www.GoldenSextant.com has analyzed
the report on gold loans commissioned from Jessica
Cross by the World Gold Council and has found it not
simply terribly wrong but, more disturbing, dishonest.

Indeed, the Cross report may be taken as evidence of the
gold council's having gone over to the camp of the shorts

World Gold Council gives up on gold


Tuesday, September 5, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As chief executive of the World Gold Council, Haruko
Fukuda has developed an outstanding relationship with
executives of the gold mining companies. But there is a
big split on the council over what is really going on
in the gold market. She knows that and we know that.

So on behalf of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, I
have sent her the letter that appears below.

GATA seeks debate with gold council consultant


10:11p EDT Sunday, September 3, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As you'll see from the attached dispatch from GATA
Chairman Bill Murphy, Europe's central banking
officials are awakening to the manipulation of markets
in the United States -- and GATA seems to have been the
alarm clock.

Now if only the gold mining industry itself would
awaken and begin supporting GATA in a substantial way.

Another blast from Frankfurt at market manipulators


By Reginald H. Howe
September 1, 2000

The German Bundesbank, or "Buba" as it sometimes called by
certain locals, is reputed to make its views known on occasion
through articles placed in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,
one of Germany's leading newspapers. On August 25, 2000, the FAZ
ran an article about gold that featured GATA and suggested that
its allegations about recent manipulation of gold prices --

European banks may be ready for showdown over gold


By Bill Murphy
August 31, 2000

Spot gold $277.20, up $3.70
Spot silver $4.96, up 5 cents

Today was the best trading day of the summer for gold
and silver. The dollar was very strong as it went into
new contract high ground. Oil set back temporarily
after its torrid run up.

Why the relatively big move for the precious metals?

Analysts on CNBC stumbled all day for an explanation

Murphy''s "Midas" commentary for August 31, 2000


12:05a EDT Thursday, August 31, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In the last week Germany's leading newspaper,
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, has published two major
articles about GATA and the manipulation of the gold

Thanks to some German-speaking members of GATA
Chairman Bill Murphy's Internet site,
www.LeMetropoleCafe.com -- Gus Broger, Reinhard
Deutsch, and Joerg Schroeder -- we're able to provide

Germany''s leading newspaper features GATA -- twice


10:40p EDT Tuesday, August 29, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our friend and consultant Reginald H. Howe has
completed his masterwork, a summary of gold's
situation that quickly should become the
standard reference for all who pursue the gold

It's long -- too long for me to post to you in
a single email -- but it could not be otherwise
and still be comprehensive. Here's the Internet

Reg Howe''s masterwork explains everything


6:30p EDT Thursday, August 24, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA member and consultant Ethan B. Stroud, formerly
a lawyer for the U.S. treasury and justice departments,
now in private practice in Dallas, Texas, has sent the
letter below to the U.S. Commidity Futures Trading
Commission. GATA encourages its friends to send similar
letters and advise us of any replies.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

CFTC urged to investigate gold price fixing


By Brian Louis
Staff Reporter

August 17, 2000


One of the stock market's laughingstocks is poising
itself for a powerful rally, and the risk of tossing a
bit of money into this sector doesn't appear to be too
high for some market pros.

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