Daily Dispatches

Bill Murphy: The manipulation of the gold market


9:23p ET Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sorry for the late notice, but if you're in the San
Francisco Bay area this weekend you might want to
consider attending LewRockwell.com's Burton Blumert
Conference on Gold, Freedom, and Peace, to be held
Friday and Saturday at the Radisson Villa Hotel in
San Mateo, Calif.

Saturday's proceedings include a lunch with U.S.

Noticing that real gold costs more than paper, India expects $500 soon


By David M. Lenard
Asia Times, Hong Kong
Thursday, November 17, 2005


HUA HIN, Thailand -- Confusion reigned in world copper markets this
week after reports emerged that a Chinese copper trader based in
London, Liu Qibing, had disappeared after building gigantic short

China may default on copper contracts, exchange''s former lawyer says


7:40p ET Thursday, November 18, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant James Turk, editor of the Freemarket
Gold & Money Report and founder of GoldMoney, has
gotten out his long-term gold price chart and concludes
that "something fundamentally different" seems to be

Turk believes that gold's dramatic rise this week has
been prompted by the Federal Reserve's announcement

AP: Gold, silver shares up on inflation fears


By James Cook
Tuesday, November 15, 2005

The November 8 edition of The Wall Street Journal carried an article
about the Silver Users Association's attempt to block the new silver
exchange-traded fund proposed by Barclays. They report the same
argument that Ted Butler explained in previous essays. Butler wrote
that there wasn't enough silver available for the fund and any

Rep. Ron Paul attends Lew Rockwell gold conference this weekend in San Mateo


By Michael Kosares
Centennial Precious Metals, Denver
Tuesday, November 15, 2005

My concern about the hopeful scenario I outline below is that the
great trading nations of the world seem to have no interest in giving
up something small to gain something large. That would require
vision -- and risk.

My worst instincts tell me that we are destined to play the current
scenario out no matter what, and that is disturbing. When I see the

Mike Kosares: Gold will protect you best and then go on to save the world


Gold, Silver Shares Up on Inflation Fears

Gold, Silver Shares Climb
As Investors Seek Safe Haven
From Equities Vulnerable to Inflation

By The Associated Press
Wednesday, November 16, 2005


NEW YORK -- Shares of gold stocks got a significant boost in
afternoon trading Wednesday, as investors sought a safe haven from

MiningMX reports debate on hedging at LBMA conference


Why silver could be the new gold:

A new scheme will make it easier
to buy 'the white metal,'
which should boost its value --
if America gives the green light.

By Kathryn Cooper
The Times, London
Sunday, November 13, 2005


Silver is often dismissed as a "poor man's gold," but it has risen

Bank of France calls gold sales necessary to FX diversification


By Aleksandrs Rozens
Associated Press
via Flint (Michigan) Journal


NEW YORK -- An increasing number of investors are betting that
General Motors Corp., the world`s largest automaker, may be forced to
seek bankruptcy protection within the next six to 12 months as it

Ted Butler''s bull''s-eye against the Silver Users Association


3:06p ET Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Some supply-and-demand dispatches today....

Resource Investor's Tim Wood reports from
the LBMA conference in Johannesburg that
Russia's central bank is considering
doubling the proportion of gold in its
foreign exchange reserves:


Fears about General Motors'' possible bankruptcy rising on Wall Street


9a ET Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA andGold:

The London Bullion Market Association conference
in Johannesburg this week debated hedging by gold
mining companies. MiningMX's David McKay has a
report about it:


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

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