Bailing out Long-Term Capital Management: part of the Greenspan put?

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9:20p ET Thursday, April 29, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A great conference seems to be shaping up for Thursday
and Friday, May 13 and 14, at the American Institute
for Economic Research in Great Barrington, Mass., up
in the beautiful Berkshires just south of Stockbridge
and the Massachusetts Turnpike, 35 miles west of
Springfield and 40 miles southeast of Albany.

The topic is "An Exploration of the Process of the
Resumption of the Gold Standard," and it means to
answer the question: "Does society gain from adopting
a gold monetary standard, and, if so, how does it go
about resumption from a practical standpoint?"

Speakers include Anna Schwartz of the National
Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the
U.S. gold study commission of 1981-82; Hugo Salinas
Price, director and honorary president of Mexico's
Groupo Elektra and proprietor of the silver money
advocacy Internet site, www.plata.com.mx; Walker
F. Todd, lawyer, former Federal Reserve official,
and economist; John Hathaway, manager of the
Tocqueville Gold Fund; and Thomas Ferguson,
professor of political science at the University
of Massachusetts at Boston.

Admission to the conference is free and includes
a reception and dinner on both evenings but seating
is very limited and as of tonight there are only a
few openings left. So if you're interested in a
couple of intellectually stimulating days in
beautiful surroundings, check out the conference
program at AIER's Internet site now:

http://www.aier.org/04conference/index.html

The institute's Internet site has information about
conference registration and contacts for lodging in
the Great Barrington area.

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

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