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Financial Times editorial prays for the demise of gold ...

Section: Daily Dispatches

By David Crossland
Reuters
Friday, April 16, 2004

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=EKN45ND1V0O4YCRBAE
0CFFA?type=businessNews&storyID=4851941&section=news

BERLIN -- Bundesbank President Ernst Welteke resigned
in a dispute with the government on Friday after two
weeks of intense pressure to quit for letting a top

A great speculation on Rothschild''s withdrawal from the London gold market

Section: Daily Dispatches

9:09p ET Thursday, April 15, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's a message from GATA's lieutenant for Germany
-- or is that oberst? -- Dietmar Seibholz. It is of
special interest to our supporters in Europe.

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

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A group of German, Austrian, and Swiss specialists
founded the Konstanzer Kreis (the Group of Konstanz)

GATA supporters in Europe form Konstanzer Kreis

Section: Daily Dispatches

5:31p ET Thursday, April 15, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

David Bond's latest Wallace Street Journal report
is titled "Sleepless at the Gas Pumps" and it
predicts that silver won't stay down long, because
there isn't any left. It also quotes GATA Chairman
Bill Murphy. You can find it here:

http://www.silverminers.com/bond/bond20040415.html

David Bond: Silver won''t stay down long, because there isn''t any

Section: Daily Dispatches

10:03p Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Whenever the bad guys smash the price of promises
to sell gold and silver, you can strike a blow by
buying some of the real stuff and supporting the
physical market that is going to put them in their
place.

Appended is an announcement received today by one
of GATA's best supporters among coin and bullion
dealers, Swiss America Trading Corp. So appended

Strike a blow by exploiting bargain prices for real metal

Section: Daily Dispatches

Another sign that the central banks must be
REALLY worried about the vulnerability of
the shorts....

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Gold glisters a little less brightly
for France's new finance minister

By Jo Johnson in Paris
and Kevin Morrison in London
Financial Times

Thursday, April 15, 2004

http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?
pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1079420357382&p=101257

Even Bank of France now allows speculation that it might sell a little gold

Section: Daily Dispatches

10:03p Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here are excerpts from some of today's important commentaries
about the volatility in gold and silver.

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

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The Price of Gold Bottoms

By Jim Sinclair

http://www.jsmineset.com/home.asp

Here is the back-of-the-envelope version of today's events,

Gold and silver had to be smashed before CPI number came out

Section: Daily Dispatches

8:48p ET Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott Asset Management President and Chief Investment
Strategist John Embry, perhaps the investment world's
most eloquent advocate of precious metals, will appear
on Canada's Report on Business Television's "Market Call"
program with Jim O'Connell at 12:20p ET Thursday. While
the program can be seen live only by those with cable TV

Barrick strives to limit access to sensitive documents in Blanchard lawsuit

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Peter Klinger
The Times, London
Tuesday, April 13, 2004

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,9072-1072621,00.html

Gold fever is gripping the City, but instead of drill rigs
heading for Kalgoorlie or Anchorage, the new destination
is far-eastern Russia. Two AIM-listed stocks, Highland
Gold Mining and Peter Hambro Mining (PHM), are already

Does Rothschild know something?

Section: Daily Dispatches

U.S. coin dealer continues suit against Barrick
despite court decision to seal some documents

By Drew Hasselback
National Post/Financial Post, Toronto
Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Blanchard and Co., a U.S. coin dealer that accuses
Barrick Gold Corp. of manipulating the price of gold,
will proceed with its lawsuit in U.S. federal court
despite losing a motion on discovery rules.

Blanchard is suing Barrick and J.P. Morgan Chase

Sprott''s Embry to appear on ROB-TV''s ''Market Call'' Thursday

Section: Daily Dispatches

For 200 years it has been the firm's
business to know....

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Rothschild to pull out of gold market

By Charles Pretzlik
Financial Times
Wednesday, April 14, 2004

http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?
pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1079420344695

N.M. Rothschild, the investment bank, is to withdraw from

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