Lease your remaining gold before it''s too late, World Bank urges


12:39a ET Wednesday, September 3, 2003

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA will be sending a big delegation to the New
Orleans Investment Conference -- to be held
Wednesday, October 29, through Sunday, November
2 -- and we'd really love to meet new and old friends

The New Orleans conference is probably the most
gold- and silver-friendly of the general-interest
investment conferences in the United States, as
well as the most provocative. Set amid the backdrop
of the South's most eclectic city, the conference may
also be more fun than any other.

You can read all about it -- and register for it -- here:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy again will be a featured
speaker at the conference. But there's another treat
for GATA supporters: Also speaking will be our
consultant Frank Veneroso, whose investigative
accounting helped to expose the central bank efforts
to suppress the gold price. It has been a long time
since Veneroso has spoken publicly like this, and
his remarks are eagerly anticipated.

Also representing GATA will be Reg Howe, whose
landmark lawsuit against the Bank for International
Settlements, the Federal Reserve, and the bullion
banks brought the gold price suppression issue to
the forefront; Robert K. Landis, who has provided
the essential analysis of Barrick Gold's position in
the gold and silver markets; Michael Bolser, GATA's
brilliant statistician; and me, who tries his best to
hold the coats of these geniuses when they know
enough to come in out of the rain.

The conference will offer plenty more of enormous
interest to gold, silver, and natural resource partisans:

-- Fox network personality Bill O'Reilly.

-- Richard Russell, editor of Dow Theory Letters and,
more than ever lately, a powerful advocate of gold.

-- CBSMarketWatch's fearless editor, Thom Calandra,
also editor of The Calandra Report, perhaps the only
one in the mainstream U.S. financial press who pays
close attention to gold and silver.

-- Bob Bishop, editor of Gold Mining Stock Report.

-- Brien Lundin, editor of Gold Newsletter.

-- Ian McAvity, editor of Deliberations on World Markets.

-- Lawrence Roulston, editor of Resource Opportunities.

-- Jim Rogers, the renowned global investor and co-founder
of the Quantum Fund with George Soros.

-- Exhibitions by dozens of resource companies, including
many that have supported GATA.

Once again the New Orleans Investment Conference has
generously pledged to make a contribution to GATA for
every GATA supporter who registers for the conference
and identifies himself as such in registering at the
conference's Internet site. The on-line registration form
has a section asking: "How did you hear about the
conference?" Just open the answer options box and click
on "GATA" and we'll be all set.

Air travel to New Orleans in October is very cheap
right now. The conference registration and a stay at the
conference hotel, the beautiful Sheraton New Orleans
at 500 Canal St. downtown, aren't as cheap. But you're
unlikely to find an investment conference that gives more
value in lovelier and more interesting surroundings with
more pleasant weather.

GATA is planning a reception for its friends during
the conference, and if you'd like to attend, please
e-mail me at so I can keep you
informed about the details.

We always have a great time at the New Orleans
conference -- spreading the word, meeting friends,
making contacts, and learning a lot about the world
economy and investment opportunities. We are confident
that the year ahead will be especially rewarding for
those with an interest in gold, silver, and other
natural resources.

On top of that, this year's conference coincides with
Halloween. His colleagues on the GATA delegation
are hoping to dress Reg Howe up as Federal Reserve
Chairman Alan Greenspan, and if we can ply Reg with
enough Hurricanes -- the popular local mixed drink --
he might even start SOUNDING like Greenspan, though of
course he'd still make more sense.

Bob Landis says he wants to come as the International
Monetary Fund, which is fine with the rest of us, as long
as he takes the part seriously and picks up all the bills
and sends them to American taxpayers. But don't worry
-- I've promised not to do that Ethel Merman thing again.

So please consider joining GATA in New Orleans this
year. Register for the conference and make your travel
arrangements soon. Let's meet, learn, invest wisely,
support the golden cause, and have a good time. Gold
and silver bugs have earned it.

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


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