Daily Dispatches

Market-rigging verdict against beef packer is encouraging for Blanchard case

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9p ET Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA is in the market-liberation business, not the
investment advice business. But when liberating a
market also presents an investment opportunity,
GATA may be obliged to point it out. So appended
is an excerpt from GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's
"Midas" commentary tonight at LeMetropoleCafe.com,
reporting a special offer made to GATA supporters

What is the value of a dollar when most prices are phony and currencies rigged?

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9:38p ET Monday, February 16, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Two commentaries of special interest today at
CBSMarketWatch....

John Brimelow, stockbroker and regular contributor
to LeMetropoleCafe.com, writes that gold seems
to be performing the Indian rope trick, continuing
to rise amid disbelief. You can find his commentary
here:

http://cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B70D38986%2DC796%

Special offer for GATA supporters to obtain hundred-ounce silver bars

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7:49p ET Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA supporter John Embry, president of Sprott Asset
Management in Toronto and manager of the Sprott Gold
and Precious Minerals Fund, will appear live on Report
on Business Television in Canada at 12:30 p.m. ET
Wednesday in something of a debate with Brian Acker,
president and CEO of the Acker Finley brokerage
house in Toronto.

Bill Fleckenstein: The seven stages of a dollar crisis

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By Theodore Butler

When I first read the following press release from the
NYMEX/COMEX I was angry. Then I realized that this
was a time for pushing ahead in a professional and
logical manner, as the stakes were too important.

First, here's the press release.

* * *

Exchange Expands Retail Customer Protection

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2004 -- The New York Mercantile Exchange
Inc. today established additional retail customer protections

Ted Butler: NYMEX/COMEX start to sweat, so let''s keep the pressure on

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10p ET Saturday, February 14, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As you'll see from the Reuters stories below, Germany
again is talking about selling gold reserves, just hours
after there were strong indications of intervention in
the currency markets to weaken the euro against the
dollar. These are often reliable signals of dangerous
stress in the currency markets and the need of the
central banks to scare gold buyers.

At CBSMarketWatch, gold''s Indian rope trick and a report on bullion funds

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The seven stages of a dollar crisis --

... 'Experts' simplistically tout a weak dollar
as good news. No wonder many regular folks
are unaware that its dramatic decline could
spell real trouble.

By Bill Fleckenstein

http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/P72747.asp

Along the way to a full-blown crisis, the steps leading up to

Time again for central banks to scare gold buyers

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10a ET Saturday, February 14, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jim Sinclair posted important commentaries Friday,
particularly "Saved by the Weekend" and "Gold
Market Summary." You can find them here after
scrolling down a little:

http://www.jsmineset.com/

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

Important commentaries by Jim Sinclair

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9:40a ET Saturday, February 14, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney proprietor James Turk, editor of The
Freemarket Gold & Money Report, has done
more great technical analysis of the gold price
and the dollar. With charts he shows that
despite the rude treatment of gold Friday, its
upward trend is actually accelerating, just as
the dollar's downward trend is.

You can find Turk's analysis in the "Founder's

Gold''s rise and dollar''s fall are actually accelerating, GoldMoney''sTurk reports

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By James Turk, Editor
The Freemarket Gold & Money Report
Letter No. 339
February 9, 2004
Copyright 2004, The Freemarket Gold & Money Report
Republished by permission

New Hampshire made history this week. It is the first state
since President Roosevelt's gold confiscation in 1933 to
attempt the praiseworthy goal of returning to constitutional
money -- gold and silver coin. I am honored that I had a

Barrick upholds hedge-cut pledge despite cost

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12:42a ET Thursday, Februay 12, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's some great macro analysis by the brilliant
Jim Puplava of FinancialSense.com, an essay titled
"Looking for the Next Bubble":

http://www.financialsense.com/Market/archive/2004/0209.html

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

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