How Goldman ruined and savaged Ashanti


10:20p EST Tuesday, November 29, 1999

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

You might be interested in checking out the following
event, to take place Thursday, December 2, at 10 p.m.
Eastern Standard Time in the United States.

Please post this as seems useful.

Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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Please attend our first live 60-minute Precious Metals
Webcast at

Date: Thursday, December 2, 1999

Time: 10 p.m. EST, 7 p.m. PST

During the webcast you will have the opportunity to
pose questions LIVE to our experts via the Question
Manager interface.

Our leading experts:

* U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas.

* Adrian Day, president, of Global Strategic

* John Lutley of the Gold and Silver Institute.

These three will give you crucial insights into the
outlook for precious metals markets.

Jacques Luben of Platinum Guild International will
moderate the forum.

Please join us by asking questions that will help you
make important decisions for your portfolio.

Our topics:

* The Recent Bull Market in Precious Metals: Reality or

In September 1999 the International Monetary Fund and
the major European central banks clearly shifted their
strategies toward gold. This move was a catalyst for a
major short-covering rally that has had a positive
impact on gold as well as platinum and silver prices.
But many investors are concerned that they have
witnessed too many false starts in the volatile
precious metals markets.

* The role of central banks in the day-to-day
fluctuations of the gold market.

* Correlation of rising energy prices with inflation
and precious metals.

* The impact of gold fluctuations on the platinum and
silver markets.

* The potential for government manipulation of gold

* $300 Gold: Hurdle or launch Pad?

* Should precious metals (gold in particular) continue
to play a critical role in international monetary

* If central bank holdings of gold are revalued to
current market prices, will this relieve official
pressure to sell gold in future years?

* With rising energy prices in 1999, will we see a
follow-through for higher precious metal markets next

* Since central bank gold loans are tighter, will we
see higher lease rates?

* Will less-developed countries attempt to reinforce
their currencies by increasing their private and
central bank gold holdings? What is the outlook for the
U.S. dollar in 2000? What is the dollar's implication
for precious metals? What environmental issues will
affect mining in the United States and elsewhere?