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Will exposure of price manipulation actually hurt gold?


9:30p ET Thursday, November 22, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

For those of you attending the New Orleans Investment
Conference next week, here are the details of the
reception for GATA friends and supporters.

It will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday,
November 29, in the Borgne Room on the third floor of
the conference hotel, the New Orleans Sheraton, 500
Canal Street. We'll have a lot of nice snacks and

Time and place for GATA reception Nov. 29 in New Orleans


12:34a ET Sunday, November 18, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jay Taylor's latest commentary, posted at Gold-Eagle, is
interesting and very supportive. It suggests that people
just might be waking up to the suppression of the gold
price. You can find it here:


Jay Taylor''s latest commentary suggests that people are waking up


Newmont Mining to Buy Normandy, Franco-Nevada
in Bid to Become World's Largest Gold Producer

Associated Press Writer
November 14, 2001

DENVER (AP) -- Newmont Mining Corp. has agreed to acquire
Australia's Normandy Mining Ltd. and Canada's Franco-Nevada
Mining Corp. for $4.4 billion in cash and stock in a bid to
create the world's largest gold producer.

The combined company, which would surpass South Africa's

Newmont to combine with Normandy and Franco-Nevada


2:30p ET Wednesday, November 14, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Please excuse the erroneous transmission to you
earlier today of my newspaper column in Connecticut,
which had nothing to do with GATA and gold. It was
caused by my hasty mistake, pushing the wrong buttons
on the computer. Sorry for the clutter.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Please excuse the erroneous transmission


New York, Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
says it was one of several companies given an early tip
about the U.S. Treasury Department's decision to stop
selling 30-year bonds,raising the likelihood that the
information was more widely known than had been thought,
the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified
people familiar with the matter.

The information may have helped the securities firm plan its

Goldman Sachs was tipped off on Treasury bond


9:40a ET Sunday, November 11, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reg Howe has a special message of thanks to the
"GATA army" all over the world at his Golden
Sextant Internet site. And in saying thanks,
Reg shows what our struggle is about. You can
find his message here:


A special message of thanks to the "GATA army" from Reg Howe


Wednesday, November 8, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

I'd like to rebut the suggestion made a few places around
the Internet that Reg Howe's serving legal papers on the
Bank for International Settlements by mail in English rather
than by personal service in German at the bank's
headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, was negligent or

The service issue involves an interpretation of the Hague

Howe case could move market, NY Post''s Crudele writes


Wednesday, November 7, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Frank Veneroso, James Turk, and I will make
presentations at the New Orleans Investment
Conference on Thursday morning, November 29.
That evening at 7:30 GATA will host a reception
at the conference for GATA supporters and
members of www.LeMetropoleCafe.com.

To keep it simple, we will have a cash bar
with some very nice hors d'oeuvres compliments

GATA plans reception at New Orleans Investment Conference


Judge To Review Claims In Gold Market Suit

Dow Jones Newswires
November 6, 2001

BOSTON -- A federal judge said Monday he will take under
advisement claims brought in a civil suit that alleges U.S.
banking officials, the Bank for International Settlements,
and five large investment banks have conspired to keep
gold prices low for their own benefit.

Reginald Howe, a Belmont, Mass., attorney who brought

Howe lawsuit''s legal papers service issue is explained


New York Post
November 8, 2001

.... Back in May I wrote about a little-followed lawsuit
in Massachusetts in which a lawyer by the name of
Reginald Howe is accusing the government of fixing the
price of gold. The case -- should it ever actually come
to trial -- would be a blockbuster for the whole precious
metals complex as well as a bunch of companies that
dig for gold.

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