Daily Dispatches

Decision in Blanchard lawsuit posted on Internet; help us spread the word!


5:52p ET Monday, September 8, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Blanchard & Co.'s anti-trust lawsuit against Barrick
Gold and J.P. Morgan Chase alleging their
conspiracy to control the gold price can proceed
to trial, a federal judge in New Orleans ruled in
a decision released today.

The judge, Helen G. Berrigan, denied a "summary
judgment" motion by Barrick and Morgan Chase to

Victory! Blanchard lawsuit against Barrick and Morgan can proceed, judge rules


4:45p ET Monday, September 8, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder James Turk, editor of the Freemarket
Gold & Money Report, has posted a new commentary at
GoldMoney's Internet site, "Gold From A Global
Perspective." Turk writes:

"The bull market in gold against the dollar and pound has
already begun. However, the global bull market in gold has
not yet begun, and won't until gold breaks out of the 'saucer'

Gold soon will break out in all currencies, Turk writes


9:15a ET Sunday, September 7, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The business section of Sunday's New York Times has
taken note of the stirrings in the gold equities
markets with a report titled "From Canada, New Roads
to Gold." The Times report is appended here.

It may be hard to understand how the analyst from
CIBC World Markets in Toronto who is quoted here can
dismiss Minefinders and Wheaton River as

Canadian gold moving into U.S. equities markets, NYTimes notes


1:23a ET Sunday, September 7, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our hero, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, sponsor
of the Monetary Reform and Accountability Act,
which would require the U.S. government to get
the approval of Congress before intervening in
the gold market, brought the gold price manipulation
scandal to the floor of the House of Representatives
and thus to the whole country on Friday in a speech

Rep. Paul tells Congress of government''s suppression of gold price


By Tim Wood
Friday, September 5, 2003

NEW YORK -- Senior gold industry sources tell Mineweb
that the Bank of New York has agreed to waive its claim
against the World Gold Council's stalled exchange-traded
gold fund, Equity Gold. The settlement clears the way for
the imminent launch of Equity Gold, which is backed to
absorb tonnes of gold as the WGC works to improve
demand for the metal.

World Gold Council bullion fund clears legal hurdle; launch said imminent


1:16a ET Friday, September 5, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Important reading at MineWeb tonight, to be found
on its home page:


* Tim Wood reviews the World Bank's record of gold
price predictions and concludes that gold bugs
probably don't have to worry much about the bank's
latest: that the gold price will tumble back below

World Bank''s gold price prediction record isn''t so good, MineWeb finds


Bush to 'deal with' China currency issue


WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (Reuters) -- President Bush said
on Thursday that China's currency policy was unfair and
Washington would "deal with it accordingly" following
inconclusive talks in Beijing.

U.S. ''strong dollar policy'' is good, but China ''weak yuan policy'' is bad


12:31p ET Thursday, September 4, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant Frank Veneroso's latest study, "An
Update on the Commodity Case for Gold," published
in the most recent issue of Brien Lundin's Gold
Newsletter, has been posted in the clear at

Veneroso's study is probably the most comprehensive
and important analysis of the gold supply situation

New gold supply study by Veneroso posted at GoldMoney via Gold Newsletter


You can put real gold and other metals
into your Individual Retirement Account

By Ed Lee

Just when you thought that the economy couldn't get
any worse, an American Nobel laureate in economics,
George Akerlof (2001), says: "I think this is the worst
government the United States has ever had in its more
than 200 years."

Agree or disagree, things are bad and getting worse.
Take out the statistical lies and misdirection the

Join GATA at the New Orleans Investment Conference Oct. 29-Nov. 2


8:47p ET Tuesday, September 2, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Lyndon LaRouche, the economist and perennial presidential
candidate, said some time ago that J.P. Morgan Chase
was actually an agency of the U.S. government. He's
supposed to be a complete nut case ... except that
Morgan Chase is where most of the gold derivatives live,
and now, as you'll see from the CBSMarketWatch story

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