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Bill Murphy''s "Midas" commentary for Sept. 13, 2000


11:45p EDT Wednesday, September 13, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Last week the Frankfurter Allgemeine. This week
the Financial Times.

The conspiracy against gold is getting exposed,
and GATA is doing it.

Yesterday the foremost columnist of the Financial
Times, Barry Riley, mentioned GATA prominently
in a column suggesting that the rising price of
oil may shift stock market sentiment in favor of

Anti-gold cabal gets desperate


9p EDT Tuesday, September 12, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

One big gold shorter, Deutsche Bank, having bid for
another big gold shorter, J.P. Morgan, who else would
be the latest suitor for Morgan but ... the third
biggest gold shorter, Chase Manhattan?

That was the news today, and a Reuters story about it
is attached. This seems like a lot more than mere
coincidence. Gold's enemies are all collecting in one

One gold shorter bids for another; and new Chapman commentary


4:45p EDT Sunday, September 10, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy has sent the following
letter to the Frankfurter Allgemeine in response
to its September 7 story quoting criticism of
GATA by the World Gold Council and its consultant,
Jessica Cross.

Murphy's reply is specific in every respect and
I think it shows that Cross and, more unfortunately,
the WGC don't know what they are talking about, so

Make that ROBERT Chapman


By Reginald H. Howe
September 12, 2000

On Saturday evening, Sept. 9, 2000, from approximately
8:15 to 9:15 p.m., people trying to access
www.GoldenSextant.com received a message stating that
there was no response, the server might be down, and to
try later. EarthLink, which hosts this site, reports no
record of any malfunction or outage of the server that
hosts this site, or the related DNS server, during or

GATA chairman replies to gold council analyst


10:39p EDT Saturday, September 9, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A veteran observer of the gold market, David Cohen,
has written a defense of GATA at www.Gold-Eagle.com.
We're thankful for it and would like to share it.
You can find it here:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

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 --

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