Daily Dispatches

Reg Howe''s presentation to the Association of Mining Analysts in London


By Thom Calandra
Friday, May 31, 2002

As Nasdaq fends off its September lows, economists, analysts,
and technicians are pointing to the storm signals of rising gold
prices and the falling dollar.

The dollar's fall -- down about 7 percent this year against the
currencies of America's biggest trading partners -- is increasingly
linked with gold's relentless gains.

Barry Cooper, a gold equities analyst at CIBC World Markets

Precious metals dealers report surge of business across United States


12:46a ET Sunday, June 2, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reg Howe's presentation to the Association of Mining
Analysts in London on May 23 has been posted at
GoldenSextant.com. You can find it here:


With his usual brilliance, Reg describes the background

The top 10 ways GATA could spend that $70,000 from Afrikander Lease


11p ET Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jim Sinclair, chairman of Tan Range Exploration,
and Harry Schultz of the renowned Harry Schultz
Letter have written an essay about the financial
mismanagement that has put many gold mining
companies at great risk in the event of a sharp
rise in the gold price. You can find it here:


Dollar bears ready for a golden day


12:04a ET Friday, May 31, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood of TheMiningWeb.com asks, as GATA
supporters well may, what GATA plans to do with
the generous contribution of $70,000 announced
Thursday by Afrikander Lease. For a little comic
relief from this week's excitement in the gold
world, I'll offer a "top 10" list of possible
uses of the money, in the style of CBS

Will the real Goldman Sachs please sit down?


4:56p ET Wednesday, May 29, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's friend John Hathaway, manager of the
Tocqueville Gold Fund (TGLDX), has just published
at the Tocqueville Internet site a wonderful new
essay that complements the recent essay by
Robert K. Landis about Barrick Gold at
www.GoldenSextant.com, and echoes what you
have been hearing from GATA Chairman Bill

An excerpt from Hathaway's latest:

Interview at TheMiningWeb.com elaborates on AfLease donation to GATA


10:45a CT Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee has received
a $70,000 donation from Afrikander Lease in South
Africa. GATA Secretary/Treasurer Chris Powell and I
both stunned and humbled by this extraordinary gift.

The letter GATA received from Patrick Driscoll and
Quinton George of Afrikander Lease announcing the
donation is appended here.

GATA stories posted to TheMiningWeb.com''s home page


9:30p ET Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood of TheMiningWeb.com has just posted a
story there about the phenomenal donation to GATA
by Afrikander Lease. You can find it here:


If that link is too long for your browser, go to

Sinclair and Schultz warn of imminent danger to many gold mining companies


10:18p ET Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Word of the suppression of the gold price by the
central banks and the bullion banks is spreading
around the world like wildfire, and the gold cabal
can't put it out. Here's another example:


It was done by an Internet news service in New

Afrikander Lease makes huge donation of shares to GATA


Goldman sees gold losing its luster

By Susan Lerner
May 29, 2002

Investors expecting gold stocks and the precious metal to
continue to glitter may be in for a surprise, according to
one analyst who downgraded several gold miners Wednesday.

"We believe that gold will be more challenged to rise
substantially from current $324 levels over the next year
due to weakness in physical jewelry demand," Goldman Sachs'

Another story about AfLease donation to GATA posted at TheMiningWeb.com


5:46p ET Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

TheMiningWeb.com has just posted a wonderful
interview with Quinton George, managing director
of Trinity Holdings, a big stakeholder in
Afrikander Lease, whose enormous donation to GATA
was announced today. In the interview, George
elaborates on that donation.

Here's an excerpt from George's comments:

"I think the World Gold Council has now got good

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