Gold Fields denies interest in acquiring Placer Dome

Section:

8:09 CT Friday, November 8, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood of MineWeb reports on investment adviser
Richard Russell's gold-bullish comments at the New
Orleans Investment Conference. You can find the
story here:

http://www.mips1.net/mgno.nsf/Current/85256C67003B8C9C42256C6A006987F4
?OpenDocument

Or find it headlined at MineWeb's home page:

http://www.theminingweb.com/mineweb.htm

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer