GATA chairman''s speech in Vancouver, and Anne Williamson on the NYTimes

Section:

3:36p ET Monday, June 13, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Blanchard & Co., the New Orleans coin and bullion dealer,
has withdrawn its lawsuit against JPMorganChase charging
the New York financial house with manipulating the price
of gold, MorganChase announced today. A brief Reuters
story and the MorganChase press release on which it is
based are appended.

While it's not explicit, the Blanchard gold price
manipulation lawsuit apparently continues against
MorganChase's co-defendant, Barrick Gold.

We'll provide more information about this as soon as it's
available to us.

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

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JPMorgan says gold manipulation claims dismissed

From Reuters
Monday, June 13, 2005

http://yahoo.reuters.com/financeQuoteCompanyNewsArticle.jhtml?
duid=mtfh33990_2005-06-13_19-15-23_wen3235_newsml

NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. , a top Wall Street bank and gold
trading firm, said on Monday that plaintiffs had voluntarily
dismissed claims against it related to the manipulation of the price
of gold.

"After more than one year of investigation into the facts and
circumstances surrounding the claims, there is no evidence that
JPMorgan conspired with Barrick Gold Corp. to manipulate the price of
gold," said Mark Segall, head of litigation of JPMorgan Chase, in a
release.

The No. 3 U.S. bank also said plaintiffs in two related actions had
also dismissed claims against it.

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Plaintiffs Voluntarily Dismiss
Gold Price Manipulation
Claims Against JPMorgan Chase

Company Press Release

http://www.shareholder.com/JPMorganChase/press/ReleaseDetail.cfm?
ReleaseID=165967

NEW YORK -- J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. announced today that the
plaintiffs in the antitrust action captioned Blanchard and Co. Inc.
et al. v. Barrick Gold Corp. et al., No. 02-3721 (Eastern District of
Louisiana) have voluntarily dismissed all of their claims against
JPMorgan, a defendant in the case, with prejudice.

JPMorgan further announced that the individually named plaintiffs in
two related actions, McKenzie, et al. v. Barrick Gold Corp., et al.,
No. 04-2610 (E.D. La.) and Brady v. Barrick Gold Corp., et al., No.
04-3449 (E.D. La.), have also voluntarily dismissed all of their
claims against JPMorgan, with prejudice.

"After more than one year of investigation into the facts and
circumstances surrounding the claims, there is no evidence that
JPMorgan conspired with Barrick Gold Corp. to manipulate the price of
gold," said Mark Segall, Head of Litigation of JPMorgan Chase.

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