Daily Dispatches

French treasury penalizes Citigroup for euro bond market manipulation


Pan American Silver to be Added to XAU

Company Press Release
Monday, February 14, 2005


VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Pan American Silver Corp. is pleased
to announce that effective February 21, 2005, it will be added to

Pan American silver joins XAU; IMA offers nuisance settlement to Aquiline


1:21a ET Monday, February 14, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The essay appended here, published today in
The Jakarta Post, may be significant as an
indication of semi-official thinking in the
West on what to do about the debasement of
the U.S. dollar.

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

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Dealing with the Declining Dollar

By Jeffrey E. Garten

The G7 guys went home and now reality is reasserting itself


From Reuters
Thursday, February 10, 2005


NEW YORK -- Foreign central banks were net sellers
of U.S. Treasuries for the third week in a row in the
latest week, Federal Reserve data showed on Thursday.

Goldman joins Merrill Lynch in predicting a decline in dollar holdings


Gold Firms Oppose IMF Gold Gale,
Citing Chance of Falling Prices

By Eric Onstad
Friday, February 11, 2005


JOHANNESBURG -- The world's biggest gold firms are banding together
against proposals to sell gold from International Monetary Fund

Nick Goodwin can''t figure out why IMF would sell gold in name of helping poor


9:50p ET Friday, February 11, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bill Bonner's new essay, "Greenspan's Whopper,"
appended here, provides much explanation of why
the U.S. government might have wanted to
suppress the gold price in recent years.

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

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By Bill Bonner
Friday, February 11, 2005

Miners start to take note of IMF gold sales talk


Dollar Rebound Likely Far Off
Even if U.S. Trade Gap Slims

By Nick Olivari
Friday, February 11, 2005


NEW YORK -- Dollar investors looking to U.S. trade data for clues to
the greenback's direction will be disappointed if history repeats

Bill Bonner: Greenspan''s whopper


By Rodrigo Davies
Bloomberg News Service
Friday, February 11, 2005


Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said Asian central banks will probably
reduce the amount of dollars they hold as foreign-exchange reserves,
joining Merrill Lynch & Co. and HSBC Holdings Plc in predicting the

12 senators urge treasury secretary to oppose IMF gold sales


12:20a ET Thursday, February 10, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The new KitcoCasey Internet site has a brilliant
interview with Sprott Asset Management Chief
Investment Strategist John Embry, co-author
with Andrew Hepburn of "Not Free, Not Fair:
the Long-Term Manipulation of the Gold Price."
The interview's subject is just that. It was
conducted by Dave Forest and you can find it

Foreign-controlled companies barred from Russia''s resource deals this year


By The Associated Press
Thursday February 10, 2005


TORONTO -- Shareholders in Goldcorp Inc. spurned an aggressive Nevada-
based gold producer Thursday as they voted in favor of a $1.9 billion
buyout of Wheaton River Minerals of Vancouver.

The Wheaton River deal was approved by about 65 percent at a special

KitcoCasey interviews Sprott''s John Embry on gold price manipulation


11:26p ET Wednesday, February 9, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Financial Times story appended here shows that
government officials in Europe are starting to
realize, if more than a few years late, that banks
have gotten bigger than governments and have
started to intrude on government's market-rigging

It's one thing for banks to help governments rig
markets in accord with surreptitious national

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