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Central bank gold sales equaled return of leased gold

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12:30p ET Monday, November 29, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Excerpts in English from GATA consultant Dimitri Speck's recent book, "Geheime Goldpolitik" ("Secret Gold Politics"), which so far has been published only in German, have been posted at the book's Internet site and make fascinating reading.

BIS gold records may facilitate double counting, study concludes

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12:10a ET Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver):

Chris Powell: Piercing the mystery of the gold market

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Remarks by Chris Powell
Secretary/Treasurer, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The precious metals markets have tremendous potential for investors. But they are also wrapped up in great mystery -- deliberately so.

GATA clashes with Fed in federal court -- will you join the struggle?

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9:46p ET Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's freedom-of-information lawsuit against the Federal Reserve in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, an action seeking access to the Fed's records involving gold and particularly gold swaps, is nearing a critical point.

Adrian Douglas: The imminent failure of the second London Gold Pool

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8:37p ET Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Adrian Douglas: Gold market isn't 'fixed'; it's rigged

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10:11a Saturday, August 14, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Following research done by GATA consultant Dmitri Speck, GATA board member Adrian Douglas has studied the morning and afternoon "fixing" of the gold price by the major London trading houses and concludes that it is just as much a price-suppression mechanism as the London Gold Pool of the 1960s admittedly was.

Adrian Douglas: Price suppression follows inevitably from fractional-reserve gold banking

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By Adrian Douglas
Sunday, July 11, 2010

1983 magazine profile shows BIS constantly intervening in gold market in secret

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1a ET Monday, June 28, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Treasury claims power to seize gold, silver -- and everything else

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2:30p ET Friday, June 25, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Because of recent inquiries to GATA about the possibility of an attempt by the U.S. Government to confiscate privately held gold and silver bullion and coins and shares in companies mining the precious metals, we're republishing here the correspondence between GATA and the U.S. Treasury Department on the subject in 2005.

Reg Howe: Gold derivatives -- GLD and ass backwardation

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9:30p ET Monday, May 24, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Analyzing the semi-annual report on gold derivatives published by the Bank for International Settlements, Golden Sextant Internet site proprietor Reg Howe finds evidence that the gold exchange-traded fund, GLD, has replaced direct central bank gold sales and leases as a major mechanism for gold price suppression.

Howe writes:

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