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Inflation showing up everywhere -- except in the gold price

Section: Daily Dispatches

By John Helmer
Business Day, South Africa
Friday, April 30, 2004,3523,1605241-6078-

MOSCOW -- Russia's stock market suffered heavy losses
amid rumours that billionaire metals magnate Vladimir
Potanin, controlling shareholder of Norilsk Nickel and the
new part-owner of Gold Fields, had been hauled in for

Jim Sinclair: Disinformation control

Section: Daily Dispatches

Inflation hits the family dinner table

After years of stability, prices rise
on key items, hitting pocketbooks and economy

By Ron Scherer
The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, April 30, 2004

NEW YORK -- Many of life's necessities are becoming
more expensive.

Let's start with breakfast. Eggs: up 5.2 percent so far this

Jason Hommel''s silver stock valuation report and commentary

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Jim Sinclair
Friday, April 30, 2004

I am still receiving questions about what an economic
implosion in China would mean to gold.

Why are gold shares so soft?

What will increasing interest rates do the gold price?

The market action of gold is a war between COT on the
bear side and Asian/Islamic interests on the bull side.

Analysts sense buying opportunity in gold; China scare discounted

Section: Daily Dispatches

10:35p ET Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's steadying advice from Newmont President Pierre
Lassonde, quoted by MineWeb's Tim Wood:

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


Richard Appel: Uncertainty and fear have great power but we''ll get over them

Section: Daily Dispatches

Gold recovers from six-month low;
Investors use price weakness as buying opportunity

By Myra P. Saefong
Thursday, April 29, 2004

Gold futures closed back above $387 an ounce Thursday with
some investors lured back to the precious metal by a drop to

China never banned new lending; more false news scared gold buyers

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Dr. Richard S. Appel
April 25, 2004

Gold, silver, gold and silver equities, as well as
numerous commodities suffered severe losses during the
past several days. Gold and silver, after posting highs
a few short weeks ago of $432 and nearly $8.50
respectively, struck their recent lows of $390 and $5.99.
Both the major gold and silver producers and their junior

Can a gold standard be resumed?

Section: Daily Dispatches

China Bank Authorities Deny Issuing Lending Ban

BEIJING, April 29 (Reuters) -- China's banking regulator
and central bank denied on Thursday reports that they had
issued a ban on new lending.

"We have never asked them (banks) to stop making loans.

Bailing out Long-Term Capital Management: part of the Greenspan put?

Section: Daily Dispatches

9:20p ET Thursday, April 29, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A great conference seems to be shaping up for Thursday
and Friday, May 13 and 14, at the American Institute
for Economic Research in Great Barrington, Mass., up
in the beautiful Berkshires just south of Stockbridge
and the Massachusetts Turnpike, 35 miles west of
Springfield and 40 miles southeast of Albany.

The topic is "An Exploration of the Process of the

Only the Lonely: A tribute to Ted Butler

Section: Daily Dispatches

11:12p ET Thursday, April 29, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Market analyst and gold fan John Brimelow has studied
transcripts of the Federal Reserve's Open Market
Committee's meeting about the collapse of Long-Term
Capital Management and has concluded that the Fed's
intervention was probably one more function of the
fabled "Greenspan put," the erasure of responsibility
for U.S. financial powerhouses. Brimelow's essay

Committee for Monetary Research & Education focuses on gold at May 27 meeting

Section: Daily Dispatches

Las Vegas Sun
Tuesday, April 27, 2004

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada mines produced 7.3 million
ounces of gold in 2003, a decrease of about 5 percent
from the previous year, the state Division of Minerals

But the agency said the calculated value of that gold