Daily Dispatches

The loneliness of the parallel universe


4:58p ET Monday, December 23, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our friend Dr. Richard S. Appel, publisher of the
excellent Financial Insights newsletter, has an
essay at Kitco arguing that the fates of gold, silver,
and the dollar have been sealed by the recent
anti-deflation comments of Federal Reserve officials.
Here is one more close observer of the Fed who has
concluded that a big change in policy is under way.

Sinclair explains why U.S. government will want a higher gold price


Gold hedge fever

Hedging gold price risk may allow a producer
to make greater profits, and may depress the
price of gold in the process. Is that any
reason to sue?

By Martin Murenbeeld
National Post, Canada
Friday, December 20, 2002


Fates of gold, silver, and the dollar are sealed, analyst says



NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (Reuters) -- A group of insurers won a small
victory against J.P. Morgan Chase on Monday when a judge ruled
that internal e-mails written by a senior member of the bank's
staff referring to "disguised loans" could be used as evidence

Morgan e-mails citing ''disguised loans'' are admitted as evidence


3:13p ET Monday, December 23, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our friend James Sinclair, chairman of Tan Range
Exploration, has written an important new essay
explaining how a higher gold price is likely to become
United States government policy for rescuing the
dollar. You can find it here:


These Wall Street houses were rigging everything EXCEPT gold, right?


11:55p ET Thursday, December 19, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Blanchard & Co.'s anti-trust lawsuit against
Barrick Gold and J.P. Morgan Chase is drawing
the usual sneers from the usual quarters.
Some of them were dispatched to you tonight,
particularly two items from the Toronto Globe
and Mail, Mathew Ingram's column and the news
story quoting MineWeb's Tim Wood and Martin
Murenbeeld of M. Murenbeeld & Associates Inc.

Despite its great run, gold still has an image problem


By James Sinclair, Chairman
Tan Range Exploration Corp.
Friday, December 20, 2002

I have learned to recognize that when a Federal Reserve chairman
discusses subjects, it is wise to take seriously not only what is
said but also that it is said. It was this approach that gave me the
cue in 1980 that Chairman Paul Volker was going to take the anti-
inflationary stance he did.It was this understanding that gave me the

Blanchard lawsuit''s critics couldn''t care less about the truth


7:41p ET Thursday, December 19, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Chris Temple, editor and publisher of The National
Investor (www.NationalInvestor.com), has some
great commentary on the gold price and the
Blanchard lawsuit against Barrick and Morgan,
posted at Kitco, here:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Greenspan hints at how gold will return, unopposed by the central banks


Billion-dollar Wall Street settlement imminent;
Executives are likely to escape prosecution

By Luisa Beltran
7:48p ET Dec. 19, 2002


NEW YORK -- A landmark billion-dollar
settlement of Wall Street's research scandals

Economist Murenbeeld defends Barrick''s hedging program


Hot, but still not respectable;
Gold's image problem

By Steve Maich
Financial Post (National Post), Canada
Friday, December 20, 2002


Gold may be having a great run of late but it
still has a serious image problem.

Chris Temple''s commentary on gold price and Blanchard lawsuit


The 'lone gunmen' of gold strike again

The Globe and Mail, Toronto
Thursday, December 19, 2002
Online Edition
Posted at 4:39 PM EST


There's something about gold that makes
otherwise rational people well, kind of

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