Daily Dispatches

Sprott Asset Management Publishes Gold Manipulation Study


11:57p ET Monday, August 23, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The guys at GoldenSextant.com, GATA consultants
Reg Howe and Bob Landis, provide essential reading

Landis offers a scholarly but deftly written study
of why the U.S. central banking system survived the
inflation of the Carter and Reagan years and why
the prophecies of doom made by the gold advocates
on the U.S. Gold Commission in 1982 didn't come

How fiat was saved once but won''t be again; and Argentina figures it out


JP Morgan Is Reported Seeking
Strategic Stake in Bank of China

From Reuters
Monday, August 23, 2004


HONG KONG -- State-run Bank of China, the country's
largest foreign exchange lender, is in active
discussions with U.S. investment bank JP Morgan

The dragon meets the octopus


7:19p ET Saturday, August 21, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's "Midas" commentary
for Friday, August 20, at LeMetropoleCafe.com
has been posted in the clear at Gold-Eagle here:


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

''Midas'' commentary for Friday, August 20, posted in the clear at Gold-Eagle


12:08p ET Saturday, August 21, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In the Financial Times story about oil prices
that is appended here, you may see what GATA
consultant Reg Howe was saying three years ago
this month in his analysis of U.S. Treasury
Secretary-to-be Lawrence Summers' 1988 academic
study of the relationship of interest rates
and the gold price. You also may see what GATA
consultant James Turk twice this year, most

Financial Times report on oil prices echoes what GATA long has been saying


11:32a ET Friday, August 20, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Like anything else, oil has its supply and demand
struggle, but the price of oil, seemingly so
turbulent lately, looks almost calm when calculated
not in dollars but in gold, according to the latest
analysis by GATA consultant James Turk, founder
of GoldMoney and editor of the Freemarket Gold
& Money Report.

Turk proves his point with charts and concludes:

Oil price is calm when viewed in gold terms rather than depreciating dollars


12:17a ET Friday, August 20, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

CNBC financial commentator Lawrence Kudlow
is, like everyone else at that network of
hype and fluffery, no friend of gold,
but he may have done the gold cause a favor
with his Aug. 12 syndicated newspaper column,
forwarded to GATA by our longtime supporter
in Halifax, Barrie Walsh, and appended here.

In his column Kudlow argues that President

CNBC''s Kudlow clamors for government intervention in the oil market


9:55p ET Thursday, August 19, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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The more we spread the word, the more trouble

Argentina''s big gold PURCHASE revealed; more central bank buying said possible


9:23p ET Thursday, August 19, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Report on Business Television in Toronto, which might
as well call itself Radio Free America, continues to
distinguish itself from CNBC in the United States by
allowing guests to mention the suppression of the
gold price.

It happened again yesterday as ROB-TV did a long
interview with Peter Grandich, editor and publisher

ROB-TV in Canada gives more attention to manipulation of gold and silver prices


By CBSMarketWatch
Wednesday, August 18, 2004


Government-backed mortgage firm Freddie Mac said
late Wednesday that it has been notified that the
Securities and Exchange Commission is considering

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Argentina ensures gold hits record

By Edmund Conway
The Telegraph, London
Friday, August 20, 2004


Gold prices hit a four-month high yesterday after it
emerged that Argentina bought 42 tonnes of bullion

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