Daily Dispatches

Formation Chemicals Inc. becomes corporate sponsor of GATA


TORONTO, Oct. 28 (Reuters) - Canadian gold
miners Iamgold Corp. (IMG.TO) and Repadre
Capital Corp. (RPD.TO) said on Monday they
agreed to an all-stock merger that builds on
a spate of consolidation in the Canadian
small-cap gold sector.

Iamgold said it will pay about C$340 million
($218 million) worth of its shares for
Repadre, a union that analysts said saved on
costs, and combined well-respected managers

James Turk urges Greenspan: Restore that data on gold


8:56p ET Tuesday, October 29, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Thanks so much to David Morgan, editor and
publisher of www.Silver-Investor.com, for
introducing GATA to our new corporate sponsor,
Formation Chemicals Inc.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Iamgold to merge with Repadre Capital


Barrick Sees Its Share Of Hedging Market Declining


VANCOUVER, October 24 (Dow Jones) -- Barrick Gold
Corp. expects its 15 to 20 percent share of the world's
estimated 100-million-ounce gold hedging market will
drop as the company reduces ounces committed
under its hedges, Barrick chief financial officer Jamie

Barrick''s hedging starts to be costly


By Thom Calandra, Editor
Tuesday, October 22, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO -- In the face of the October
stock-market rally, counter-trenders -- those
who go against the grain -- say they'll keep
going the opposite direction on a one-way

"Prospering in the financial markets requires
a kind of creative dyslexia -- seeing the
world as most market participants do not,"

No U-turn for gold''s ''one-way Corrigans''


11p ET Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant Mike Bolser has extended his
documentation of what he calls the "pre-emptive
selling" of gold, linking it ever more firmly to
a U.S. government-sponsored scheme to deceive
the bond market about inflation and suppress
interest rates along with gold. Bolser's work
is as close to proof of the gold-price

GATA consultant documents link between suppression of gold and interest rates


JP Morgan market value
dwarfed by smaller rivals'

By Mary Kelleher

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (Reuters) -- J.P. Morgan
Chase & Co. Inc. is one of the biggest banks
in the United States, but you wouldn't
necessarily know that by its stock market

Shares of J.P. Morgan Chase, which ranks only
behind Citigroup Inc. by assets, have fallen
so much as the bank wrestles with loan and
trading losses that J.P. Morgan now is worth

Suddenly smaller, Morgan is considered possible takeover target


Fear index to boost gold, say many
Bullion backers will present forecasts next month

By Thom Calandra, Editor
Monday, Oct. 21, 2002


SAN FRANCISCO -- Bullion believers are more convinced

Bullion backers will present forecasts next month


8p Sunday, October 20, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Below is the program for the fall dinner conference of
the Committee for Monetary Research and Education,
to be held on the evening of Wednesday, November
20, at the Union Club in New York.

The conference will emphasize discussion of a topic
important to GATA -- the credit vulnerabilities of
banks, corporations, and countries -- and your

Here''s program for CMRE dinner conference in New York on Nov. 20


8:21p ET Tuesday, October 15, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA will play a big part at the New Orleans
Investment Conference at the Fairmont Hotel
next month, from Wednesday, November 6,
through Sunday, November 10. The conference
will hear from GATA Chairman Bill Murphy, GATA
consultants Reg Howe, James Turk, and Mike
Bolser, and even your secretary/treasurer, as

Schedule of GATA events at New Orleans Investment Conference


By John Dizard
Financial Times
October 11, 2002

In what is often called the "Taliban" or "fundamentalist"
wing of the goldbug movement, Barrick Gold is reviled
as the Great Satan, intent on driving down the gold
price through its derivatives activities, in league with
either the Federal Reserve, or the Illuminati, or both.

Barrick's position, with which I have agreed over the

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