Eric Sprott: A bull in bear's clothing

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6p ET Friday, April 27, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Today's Toronto Globe and Mail published a wonderful profile of Canadian fund manager and GATA supporter Eric Sprott. The profile mentions the gold-price suppression scheme, and of course Sprott Asset Management was publisher of the groundbreaking study of the manipulation of the gold market, "Not Free, Not Fair."

Steven Kovaka: Just say no to the silver ETF

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5:35p ET Friday, April 27, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold and silver bugs complain a lot, and rightly, but they're winning

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2:16a ET Thursday, April 26, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our friend M.F. raises an issue that may be worth trying to answer in public:

Murphy's 'Midas' commentary addresses analyst's insult

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11:40p ET Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's "Midas" commentary for tonight at LeMetropoleCafe.com addresses the latest insult hurled at GATA, this time from UBS gold market analyst John Reade, and it has been posted in the clear at GoldSeek here:

http://news.goldseek.com/LemetropoleCafe/1177599720.php

And at Gold Drivers here:

Russia to get more aggressive investing oil revenue

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Russia to Invest Oil Revenue in Shares

By Neil Buckley
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, April 14, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/7a553420-f289-11db-a454-000b5df10621.html

MOSCOW -- Billions of Russian petrodollars are set to be invested in shares of international companies for the first time, boosting Russia's presence in financial markets.

Bank of England's governor predicts sharp decline in inflation

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By Scheherazade Daneshkhu
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, April 24, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/7a553420-f289-11db-a454-000b5df10621.html

Inflation will fall soon, Mervyn King, the Bank of England governor, forecast on Tuesday as he rejected charges that the Bank had underestimated the problem.

Chinese central banker urges diversifying into gold, oil, metals

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By Wang Min and Zheng Jin
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 25, 2007

SHANGHAI, China -- China should "appropriately" increase its gold reserves and buy strategic resources such as oil and metals in order to broaden the investment channels for its huge foreign-exchange reserves, said People's Bank of China Vice Governor Xiang Junbo.

Ted Butler: Increasing Comex inventories in silver

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1p ET Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Massive European bank gold sales continue to fail

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12:51p ET Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Neal Ryan's daily Blanchard Economic Research Note reports that massive gold sales by members of the European Central Bank continued last week but continue to fail to knock the price down. You can find Ryan's commentary at GoldSeek here:

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1177426920.php

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Invest in weather -- UBS launches global warming index

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And Pete Rose got thrown out of baseball for gambling....

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Climate Change Provides Rise to Weather Hedge

By Paul J. Davies
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, April 24, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/a3eaf348-f201-11db-b5b6-000b5df10621.html