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GATA causing jitters in gold market, Fedsure''s Goodwin says

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Gold seen in powerful rally;
analysts point to leasing rates, short-sellers

By Thom Calandra
March 12, 2001

LONDON (FTMW) -- This is make or break time for gold after a two-
decade decline for the precious metal.

quot;There are tremendous short positions in the market so it won't take
much to spark a massive rally,quot; said Larry Edelson, a former European
gold trader and managing editor of Safe Money Report in Florida. An

Merrill has taste for Australian gold stocks

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By Jan de Lange
Sake, South Africa
March 13, 2001

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Gold's bull run of the past few days could easily turn
into a stampede, says Fedsure's highly regarded analyst
Nick Goodwin.

The gold price rose jumped to US$274/oz on Monday
morning and was trading at around $272/oz at the close

James Turk to speak at GATA Africa Gold Summit

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A stirring in the long-suffering gold market

Jonathan Fuerbringer
The New York Times
Sunday, March 11, 2001

A tremor is rumbling through the gold market.

The interest rate for lending gold, which generally
hovers around 1 percent, was above 2 percent for 10
trading days and then surged over 6 percent on Friday.

What does this seismic change mean? Is it temporary,
like some past spikes? Or will it persist? If it does,

Fuller''s 22 1/2-year metals cycle forecasts perfect storm in gold

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
March 10, 2001

The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee is pleased
to announce that James Turk will be one of the
speakers at the GATA Africa Gold Summit in
Durban, South Africa, on May 10, 2001.

The summit will be held at the Durban Hilton
Hotel and the Durban Conference Center.

James joins Reg Howe, Frank Veneroso, and me

Sunday New York Times takes note of stirring in gold

Section: Daily Dispatches

1:17p ET Friday, March 9, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy, quot;Midasquot; to his subscribers
at, has just flashed the
following to his subscribers. Since I'm stealing this
for you, I'll give him the plug of urging you to
check out the cafe and consider a free trial

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

Gold lease rates continue rise

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Bill Murphy
March 8, 2001

Spot gold $265.40 up $3.70
Spot silver $4.48 up 6 cents

Clinton did it. I can see the new White House pointing the finger at
his administration when the gold price goes berserk and the financial
world is trying to figure out what is going on and how this could
have happened.

On that note, the office of Dow Jones White House correspondent John

BIS/gold price-fixing litigation status report

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Gold prices touch two-month high;
shares of metals companies edge higher

By Myra P. Saefong
Friday, March 9, 2001

NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- Gold futures prices climbed to their highest
level in two months Friday, as a continued rise in gold lease rates
resulted in increased bank lender buying of the precious metal.
Shares of metals edged higher on the back of gold's price gains.

Michael Kosares'' daily market commentary at

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By Reginald H. Howe
March 9, 2001

Because there is some confusion over what is scheduled to happen in
U.S. District Court in Boston on March 15, and also because all
parties to the case have filed a joint motion with the court to
establish a slightly modified schedule, I am providing this status
report, which also should help to reduce somewhat my e-mail traffic.

The normal rules of procedure in federal district courts require a

Platt''s reports Bamford letter to treasury secretary

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By Michael Kosares
Friday, March 9, 2001

Gold roared higher this morning spurred by international physical
buying for portfolio insurance purposes, short covering, rocketing
short-term gold lease rates (now at 6.275 percent) and aggressive
speculation that the price is headed higher.

At the top of our Daily Market Report page we have a quote from
analysts David Skarica, which reads: quot;It is our feeling that the

Gold market alert from Midas

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
Friday, March 9, 2001

The following article appeared in last night's Platt's
news dispatches and was reprinted today by Reuters:

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New York (Platt's) 8 Mar 2001 -- A member of South
Africa's Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA), a
free-market activist group, has written to U.S. Treasury
Secretary Paul O'Neill, asking him to intervene to free