Hepburn study translated into German; Placer Dome wants to reduce hedging

Section:

8:46p ET Monday, December 2, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant Bob Landis is cited approvinging
at MineWeb tonight in an exchange about Barrick
Gold and its hedging practices. We already have
sent you a link to Bob's latest analysis of Barrick,
but you can find the MineWeb treatment of it
here:

http://m1.mny.co.za/mgsfc.nsf/Current/85256C830026895442256C83003BECF7
?OpenDocument

Or just go to MineWeb's home page here, where
the story is headlined, "Barrick hedge underlines
gold as money":

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

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer