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Tocqueville''s Hathaway is interviewed on CNBC and provides clarification to GATA


From the Daily Precious Metals Report for October 5, 2001
By Leonard Kaplan
Prospector Asset Management

Time for me to get up on the pulpit and lecture.
Please forgive the rantings and ravings, but I have
never seen a more idiotic idea than the plan by the

Jewelry promotion plan "sad, stupid, tragic"


From www.GoldenSextant.com

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Guest Commentary:

Murray Pollitt on the Events of September 11, 2001

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Murray H. Pollitt is a Canadian broker
and mining engineer long active in both the investment
and operational sides of the gold mining industry. A
little over a year ago, Mr. Pollitt gave The Golden
Sextant permission to publish his "Open Letter to
Central Bankers." Now he has graciously permitted us to

Commentary by Murray Pollitt on the events of September 11


9:36p ET Tuesday, October 2, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reg Howe reports that the hearing on the dismissal
motions in his lawsuit against the Bank for
International Settlements and the other suppressors
of the gold price has been postponed a month by Judge
Reginald C. Lindsay in U.S. District Court in Boston.

The judge's order rescheduling the hearing may be
encouraging insofar as it suggests that he is taking

Hearing in Howe case postponed a month; more jewellery promotion planned


10:57p ET Monday, October 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood of TheMiningWeb.com has great coverage
tonight of the opening of the Denver gold conference.
He writes: "It's been ages since gold investors were
in the midst of such a positive confluence of events."

You can read the report here:


Encouraging report about Denver gold conference


5:38p ET Saturday, September 29, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

What may be the most important news story of the
week is posted at TheMiningWeb.com, wherein Tim
Wood reports that the World Gold Council has begun
to pay attention to gold as money and in a way
that may expose the International Monetary Fund
as the device by which gold is being suppressed
by the central banks of the industrial world.

World Gold Council starts talking about gold as money


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Not to be reproduced without permission


By Bill Murphy
September 27, 2001

Gold $290.95 down 80 cents
Silver $4.58 unchanged

The United States has made it clear the past couple of
weeks that the G-10 central banking community is going
to maintain stability in the financial markets.

It could not be more obvious that they are doing just

Influential analyst, Andy Smith, sees gold at $340 soon


11:54p ET Monday, September 24, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There will be a special focus on gold at the fall dinner
meeting of the Committee for Monetary Research and
Education Inc. on Wednesday, October 24, in New York.

Among the speakers will be John C. Hathaway, managing
director and senior portfolio manager of the Tocqueville
Funds, whose commentary on gold is always followed

Gotcha, Gold Cartel, gotcha!


By Thom Calandra
September 27, 2001

NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- Andy Smith, a veteran London-based
metals analyst, sees the price of gold hitting $340 an
ounce in the next several months.

Focus on gold at fall dinner of Committee for Monetary Research and Education


By David Bogoslaw
Dow Jones Newswires
September 21, 2001

NEW YORK -- While the price of gold has disappointed
some traders by not rising further on the financial and
political uncertainty arising from last week's terrorist
attacks, physical demand for bullion coins has
skyrocketed in recent days.

"Retail demand is through the roof," Frank McGhee, a
dealer at Alliance Financial LLC in Chicago, said.

Demand for gold coins rises dramatically



By Bill Murphy
September 20, 2001

What a great speech tonight by President Bush!

I received a call from Europe this morning from someone
involved in the gold physical market. If you want to
buy 100 ounces of gold, the price is $300 to $303. The
spreads between bid and asked were $20 yesterday, $12

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