Sprott report confirming price manipulation explodes over gold market

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10:39a ET Tuesday, August 24, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott Asset Management in Toronto today
announced in the press release appended
here its publication of a lengthy study
supporting complaints that the price of
gold has been manipulated and suppressed.

GATA hasn't yet read the study but, as
you'll see below, it has been posted on
the Internet, and we all can hope that
the Sprott site gets a lot more traffic
now.

No investment house and no fund manager
have done more to support the gold cause
than Sprott and its chief investment
strategist, John Embry, and GATA is
deeply grateful to them.

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

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Sprott Asset Management Publishes Gold Manipulation Study

Company press release
August 24, 2004

TORONTO -- Sprott Asset Management Inc. announced
today the publication of "Not Free, Not Fair: The
Long-Term Manipulation of the Gold Price."

The study represents the most thorough and detailed
examination of allegations that the gold market has been
subjected to severe price manipulation over the past
several years.

Commenting on the landmark report, John Embry, chief
investment strategist for Sprott, stated: "We at Sprott
Asset Management have felt for some time that the gold
price has not remotely reflected its true underlying
fundamentals. In response, we have conducted a
comprehensive study of available information on the
subject and have concluded that the evidence strongly
supports those who believe that the gold price has been
and continues to be suppressed."

The study may be read in its entirety on Sprott Asset
Management's Internet site:

http://www.sprott.com

Sprott Asset Management Inc. is a Toronto-based
private company with more than $1.6 billion in assets
under management primarily for institutions,
endowments, and high net worth individuals. Sprott
Asset Management Inc. is the investment manager of
the Sprott Energy Fund, Sprott Gold and Precious
Minerals Fund, Sprott Canadian Equity Fund, Sprott
Bull/Bear RSP Fund, Sprott Hedge Fund LP, Sprott
Hedge Fund LP II and Sprott Opportunities Hedge
Fund LP.

For further information please contact:

Sprott Asset Management Inc.
Client Services
(416) 943-6707 or (866-299-9906)
invest@sprott.com

http://www.sprott.com

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