Why, Ted Butler asks, would anyone want a 'no delivery' contract?

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9:14p ET Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldSeek's companion site, SilverSeek, has posted a long colloquy between silver market analyst Ted Butler and Jim Cook of Investment Rarities in Minneapolis. It's particularly interesting for Butler's observations about the new silver contracts on the Comex and London Metals Exchange, which he calls "no delivery" contracts, contracts that can be settled only in cash and that, as a result, seem designed to divert investment demand away from any possibility of collecting the real stuff. You can find the colloquy, "Interview with Ted Butler," here:

http://news.silverseek.com/TedButler/1166550244.php

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

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