Daily Dispatches

Bank of France still sees gold as inflation hedge


10:30p EDT Monday, October 23, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Alec Hogg, host of the South African radio
program "Classic Business," has written an
essay at www.theminingweb.com about his
on-air interview last week with GATA Chairman
Bill Murphy. The essay does a wonderful job
publicizing GATA's Gold Derivatives Banking
Crisis report, especially to our friends and
potential friends in South Africa. You can

Bank for International Settlements may be against gold


"When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall
of Long-Term Capital Management"
by Roger Lowenstein.

Published by Random House


When the financial madness of the late 20th century
America fades into history, the saga of Long-Term
Capital Management could well emerge as the
quintessential story. Roger Lowenstein's When Genius
Failed is likely to be a classical primary authority.

South African radio host writes about Murphy interview


9:50p EDT Friday, October 20, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy was interviewed Thursday
on Alec Hogg's financial radio program in South Africa,
"Classic Business." A big story about GATA arising
from that interview has just appeared at
www.theminingweb.com. You can find it here:


South African radio interviews Murphy


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"Midas" commentary for October 15, 2000

By Bill Murphy
October 15, 2000

Market activity in the shares of Telstra, the
Australian telecom giant 50.1 percent owned by the
Australian government, accounted for nearly a third of

Is Aussie government manipulating its stock market?


10p EDT Thursday, October 12, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's an English translation of this week's interview
on the NTV television network in Germany about
manipulation of the price of gold.

This cat is out of the bag. We'll take the credit.

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

* * *

Carola Ferstl interviews Martin Siegel
on the N-TV network in Germany, October 10, 2000

English translation of German TV interview on gold price manipulation


7:40p EDT Thursday, October 12, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reginald H. Howe has begun a statistical
analysis of the gold market with his
latest commentary at www.GoldenSextant.com.

You can find it here, complete with some
interesting graphs:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

(No subject)


11:15p EDT Tuesday, October 10, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Members of GATA and www.LeMetropoleCafe.com in Germany
report that the television network that broadcasts
financial news there, NTV, interviewed in prime time
tonight a financial analyst who seems to have laid
out GATA's case for gold and explained the manipulation
of the gold market.

Below are the accounts we received. Thanks so much to

German TV reports on gold market manipulation


By Barry Riley
The Financial Times
October 6, 2000

You may think the stock market is stuck in a rut, but
spare a thought for the gold bullion traders who are in
an even worse fix.

They have watched, from the sidelines, a panic develop
over the euro and an alarming spike form in the oil
price. So what has happened in that historical nest of
speculation over currencies and inflation, the gold

Is gold the dog that barked and may even be dead?


9:20p EDT Thursday, October 5, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

You know of GATA's assertions about the former CEO of
Goldman Sachs and former U.S. treasury secretary,
Robert Rubin, being the originator and orchestrator of
the manipulation of the gold market. You also know that
we have cited the current U.S. administration as being
instrumental in the orchestration of a low gold price.

Joubert replies to Sinclair essay


DENVER, Oct. 4 (Reuters) -- Is gold a currency, a
monetary standard, a mere commodity, or all three?

That was the question as international mining companies
and investors attending the annual Denver gold show
plugged gold's historic money role as a key to
eventually restoring the embattled industry's

But the sad irony is that the once-venerated yellow
metal is behaving too much like a currency -- one that

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