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2:43a ET Friday, August 22, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Maybe nobody was terribly surprised by the clobbering
gold took in New York on Thursday, but some of gold's
partisans were understandably disappointed, as this
friend wrote tonight from Australia:

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I've read all the great reads and listened to the
Internet radio programs you've recommended, and they
make a compelling case for an explosion in the gold

Sinclair sees desperate effort to prop up dollar and treasuries


12:50p ET Friday, August 23, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his commentary today, CBSMarketWatch editor
Thom Calandra interviews Newmont Mining CEO
Wayne Murphy and quotes GATA consultant James
Turk. You can find the interview here:


For Ackerman, suppression of the gold price is now a given


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August 22, 2003

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By Bill Murphy

Gold $362.60, up $2.10
Silver $4.99, up 6 cents

One of the most important gold days in years!

Gold began to smell differently last evening. After yesterday's

Newmont prevails over gold nemesis Goldman Sachs after all


12:10a ET Thursday, August 21, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Please don't miss Marshall Auerback's new commentary
at Prudent Bear: "Greenspan Put, Bernanke Put ... Now
the McTeer Put?" Auerback acknowledges the evidence
that the central banks have been managing the gold
price and argues that the president of the Dallas Federal
Reserve Bank, Robert McTeer, has virtually put the Fed

Fed is virtually on the record about regulating gold, Marshall Auerback writes


8:55p ET Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Looks like we're on the verge of a breakout for gold
or one more desperate smashing by the Exchange
Stabilization Fund, but even if it's the latter, such
smashings are having only a fraction of the duration
they used to have as the physical gold market slowly
pushes the paper price higher.

In the meantime, there is so much of urgent interest

Great commentary from Murphy, Turk, Calandra, and Sinclair


12:08a ET Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Below is a press release announcing the addition of
Durban Roodeport Deep to the Philadelphia Stock
Exchange's gold and silver index, the XAU. While a
similar press release doesn't seem handy, word is
that Kinross Gold was just recently added as well.
Kinross does appear on the latest XAU list.

While the XAU long has been disparaged for its

Durban and Kinross join XAU index, which is looking less hedged


10:40p ET Monday, August 18, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

MineWeb's Tim Wood has good commentary tonight
about the delay in the World Gold Council's gold
bullion fund. You can find it here:


Or try this abbreviated link:

MineWeb commentary on delay in World Gold Council''s bullion fund


Gold bullion fund to list on London Stock Exchange

By Kevin Morrison
Financial Times
August 17, 2003


The World Gold Council is expected to file plans for its
proposed listing of an investment fund called Gold Bullion
PLC on the London Stock Exchange as early as this week.

Gold council''s bullion fund said ready in London, stalled in NY


2:08p ET Thursday, August 14, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant and statistician Mike Bolser has written
a commentary about the Dollar Index Value of Gold and
asks whether it signifies the battle line drawn by the
central banks and their accomplices on Wall Street.
You can find Bolser's commentary at Gold-Eagle here:


Gold''s battle line: Is it the Dollar Index Value of Gold?


12:20a Thursday, August 14, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

James Turk, editor of the Freemarket Gold and
Money Report and proprietor of GoldMoney, has
an important new essay at Gold-Eagle. It's
titled "Get Ready for the Breakout." You can
find it here:


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