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Mineweb interviews Tocqueville Gold Fund''s John Hathaway

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Moody's cuts J.P. Morgan senior debt rating

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (Reuters) -- Moody's Investors Service
today cut J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s long-term debt
ratings, affecting about $42 billion of debt, reflecting
concern about the No. 2 U.S. banking company's
medium- and long-term business outlook.

Moody's cut J.P. Morgan's senior unsecured debt
one notch to "A1," its fifth highest grade, from "Aa3,"

Another downgrade for Morgan Chase

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2:07a ET Wednesday, October 9, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA welcomes a new corporate supporter,
Platinum Group Metals Ltd., which was
introduced to GATA by our friend Ron
Struthers of the Resource Stock Advisory
newsletter.

Ron has provided a brief description of
the company, which is appended below.

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

Platinum Group Metals Ltd. becomes supporter of GATA

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1:16a ET Tuesday, October 8, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Reuters dispatch appended here about
U.S. Sen. Phil Gramm may explain a lot about
why Wall Street and its investment banks got
everything they wanted from the Senate
Banking Committee when Gramm was its
chairman. Lately he has been the committee's
ranking Republican minority member.

No doubt Senator Gramm will keep voting

Wall Street rewards Senator Gramm for years of loyal subservience

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1:16a ET Tuesday, October 8, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Reuters dispatch appended here about
U.S. Sen. Phil Gramm may explain a lot about
why Wall Street and its investment banks got
everything they wanted from the Senate
Banking Committee when Gramm was its
chairman. Lately he has been the committee's
ranking Republican minority member.

No doubt Senator Gramm will keep voting

(No subject)

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NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Wall Street is still advising
investors to buy shares of ailing companies even as
they file for bankruptcy, according to a study
released on Monday.

Weiss Ratings, a market research firm, said it found
that 46 of the 62 brokerage houses covering companies
that filed for bankruptcy between May 1 and Aug. 31
continued to recommend buying or holding those
shares as the companies filed Chapter 11.

Hurry up and buy these shares before the company goes out of business

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J.P. Morgan set to fire 4,000 bankers: report

http://biz.yahoo.com/rf/021004/financial_jpmorgan_2.html

NEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) -- J.P. Morgan
Chase & Co. the second-largest U.S. banking
company, is set to fire 4,000 of its 20,000
investment bankers later this month,
according to a published report.

The cuts will be made across the bank

Only 16,000 more to go at J.P. Morgan Chase

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2a ET Thursday, October 3, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Plenty more coverage of the Denver gold conference
at Mineweb, including long interviews with four
important mining company executives: Anglogold's
Bobby Godsell, Barrick's Randall Oliphant, Golden
Star's Peter Bradford, and Gold Fields' Ian
Cockerill. You can find it all here:

http://www.theminingweb.com/mineweb.htm

Interviews with Godsell, Oliphant, Bradford, and Cockerill

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8p ET Tuesday, October 1, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There's some great coverage of the Denver gold
conference at TheMiningWeb.com, now
Mineweb.com. You can find it here:

http://www.theminingweb.com/mineweb.htm

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Toronto paper connects Morgan Chase to gold-shorting derivatives

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1:10p ET Tuesday, October 1, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our friends at the Committee for Monetary
Research and Education Inc. have scheduled
their fall meeting for Wednesday, November 20,
at the Union Club in New York City. This
meeting always has a strong focus on gold
and is a great meal besides. Below is the
meeting's call. GATA will be represented at
the meeting and we hope to see some of our

Mineweb has great coverage of Denver gold conference

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OLD, NEW MINERS SEEK GOLDEN SNITCH

By Thom Calandra, Editor
CBS.MarketWatch.com
Tuesday, October 1, 2002

http://cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?
column=Thom+Calandra's+StockWatch&dist=nwtwatch&siteid=mktw

DENVER -- Precious metal miners are chasing the golden
snitch: the perfect mine at the perfect price.

Trouble is, few of the executives at the Mining Investment

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