GATA nails gold market, economist and money manager Auerback says

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12:42a ET Monday, May 23, 2011

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver):

Interviewed about the world economic situation by our friend the German journalist Lars Schall, the frankly liberal and Keynesian economist and Toronto money manager Marshall Auerback fully credits GATA's work.

"GATA has provided most of the intellectual foundation for truly understanding the gold market," Auerback tells Schall. "The central banks have intervened for years in the forex markets, the bond markets, and now there is ample speculation that they do in the equity markets as well. Why should gold be that different? If anything, it's the easiest market to manipulate, given the substantial above-ground holdings of central bank gold stockpiles and the relatively small size of that market (relative to, say, the foreign exchange markets). And yet for years GATA's work was dismissed as heresy. Why? I can only conclude that the vociferous way people tried to discredit them for years demonstrates that they were giving us the truth and some very powerful people felt threatened by that. But they courageously continued on and I think they are now recognized by most serious observers of the gold market as being fundamentally correct."

"Most serious observers"? Maybe. When we get through to The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Bloomberg News, and Reuters we'll be sure to let everyone know. In the meantime, Schall's interview with Auerback is headlined "The Road to Recovery Is a Dead End" and you can find it at Schall's Internet site here:

http://www.larsschall.com/2011/05/22/the-road-to-recovery-is-a-dead-end/

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



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Sona Drills 85.4g Gold/Ton Over 4 Metres at Elizabeth Gold Deposit,
Extending the Mineralization of the Southwest Vein on the Property

Company Press Release, October 27, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Sona Resources Corp. reports on five drillling holes in the third round of assay results from the recently completed drill program at its 100 percent-owned Elizabeth Gold Deposit Property in the Lillooet Mining District of southern British Columbia. Highlights from the diamond drilling include:

-- Hole E10-66 intersected 17.4g gold/ton over 1.54 metres.

-- Hole E10-67 intersected 96.4g gold/ton over 2.5 metres, including one assay interval of 383g of gold/ton over 0.5 metres.

-- Hole E10-69 intersected 85.4g gold/ton over 4.03 metres, including one assay interval of 230g gold/ton over 1 metre.

Four drill holes, E10-66 to E10-69, targeted the southwestern end of the Southwest Vein, and three of the holes have expanded the mineralized zone in that direction. The Southwest Vein gold mineralization has now been intersected over a strike length of 325 metres, with the deepest hole drilled less than 200 metres from surface.

"The assay results from the Southwest Zone quartz vein continue to be extremely positive," says John P. Thompson, Sona's president and CEO. "We are expanding the Southwest Vein, and this high-grade gold mineralization remains wide open down dip and along strike to the southwest."

For the company's full press release, please visit:

http://sonaresources.com/_resources/news/SONA_NR19_2010.pdf



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Wall Street Journal Publishes Lewis Lehrman's Call for the Gold Standard

In its April 26 edition The Wall Street Journal published an important essay by the Lehrman Institute's chairman, Lewis E. Lehrman, explaining why a gold-convertible dollar is critical to eliminating the shocking federal deficit.

"Experience and the operations of the Federal Reserve System compel me to predict that U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan's heroic efforts to balance the budget by 2015 without raising taxes will not end in success -- even with a Republican majority in both Houses and a Republican president in 2012. ...

"What persistent debtor could resist permanent credit financing? For a government, an individual, or an enterprise, 'a deficit without tears' leads to the corrupt euphoria of limitless spending. For example, with new credit the Fed will have bought $600 billion of U.S. Treasuries between November 2010 and June 2011, a rate of purchase that approximates the annualized budget deficit. Commodity, equity, and emerging-market inflation are only a few of the volatile consequences of this Fed credit policy."

To read more, and to sign up for The Gold Standard Now's free, noncommercial, weekly report, "Prosperity through Gold," please visit:

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