Daily Dispatches

Top South African mining executives discuss gold market manipulation


9:18p ET Saturday, March 24, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's work is getting such recognition around the world
that people involved in the gold and precious metals
business have begun to propose offering discounts to GATA
members and even making donations to GATA for purchases
made by GATA members. So we're going to publicize in our
dispatches the offers made by business people who are

Discounts for GATA members, contributions for GATA


10:55p ET Thursday, March 22, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's the text of the invitation to the GATA African
Gold Summit that is being mailed to gold mining
company executives and government mining ministry
officials. While attendance at the summit will be by
invitation only, we'll have plenty to tell about what
happens there.

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

President Mbeki informed of Treasury''s immunity claim


By Reginald H. Howe
March 21, 2001

The schedule for responses described in my March 9,
2001, status report has been allowed by the court.

Pursuant thereto, on March 15 the Department of Justice
("DOJ") filed two motions, each with a separate
supporting memorandum, on behalf of the secretary of
the treasury: 1) to substitute Paul O'Neill, the
current secretary, for former secretary Lawrence H.

Text of invitation to GATA African Gold Summit


By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
March 22, 2001

Weeks ago I let you know that the office of South African President
Thabo Mbeki called GATA's office in Durban, South Africa, and asked
to be kept abreast of GATA developments. The following email was sent
to me this morning and forwarded to the president through proper
channels. It was sent to him because it also expresses my sentiments

Gold price-fixing lawsuit update from Reg Howe


11:07p ET Monday, March 19, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As we expected, the U.S. Treasury Department has
filed a motion to dismiss Reginald H. Howe's lawsuit
with GATA in U.S. District Court in Boston. Reg is
evaluating the motion and its supporting brief and
hopes to post it all on the Internet this week.
Whether we can get it posted that quickly or not, I
should have a copy of it in the mail in a day or two

U.S. government moves to dismiss GATA/Howe lawsuit


By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
March 15, 2001

It is becoming apparent that the Gold Cartel is going
to have to be blown out of the water.

Fortunately, that can be done easily by just exposing
the truth about gold via some transparency operations.
That is what the GATA Africa Gold Summit will be all

My trip to the Prospectors and Developers Convention in

GATA can blow the gold cartel out of the water


By Adrienne Roberts and Gillian O'Connor
The Financial Times
March 14, 2001


Equity market turbulence sent investors scrambling for safe havens on
Wednesday, but gold was snubbed as the market took refuge in
government bonds.

Financial Times: Investors snub gold amid market tumble


By Dow Jones News Service
Published in Business Report, South Africa
March 15, 2001


Denver -- Gold Fields has had exploratory discussions with
AngloGold within the last two months about combining the

Gold Fields acknowledges talks with Anglo, Barrick


By Linda Leatherdale
Toronto Sun
March 14, 2001

From all parts of the world they came.

Those legendary mining prospectors, who still believe
they'll strike it rich with gold and who still believe
that after a painfully long 21-year bear market, the
beaten-up mineral sector will shine again.

In the halls of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
they gathered for the Prospectors and Developers

Report on the Toronto gold conference cites GATA


By John Crudele
New York Post
Tuesday,March 13,2001

The most important guy in the world right now is Peter Fisher.
Peter who?

Forget about Alan Greenspan. The Federal Reserve chairman had his
chance to solve a stock market problem that he created by allowing a
speculative bubble to form. Fisher is the guy who now has to rescue

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