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Strike could interrupt South African gold production as early as Sunday

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From Reuters
via International Herald Tribune, Paris
Tuesday, August 2, 2005

http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/08/01/business/bux.php

NEW YORK -- The dollar trimmed its losses on Monday after stronger-
than-expected data on U.S. manufacturing and options-related trading
partially offset central bank demand for euros in a thin market.

Chinese oil company drops bid for Unocal

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By Dominic Evens
Reuters
via San Diego Union
Tuesday, August 2, 2005

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20050802-0023-economy-
gulf-currency.html

RIYADH -- China's revaluation of the yuan is fuelling debate in Gulf
Arab states about the wisdom of fixing their currencies to a weak
U.S. dollar while trading links with Asia and Europe continue to

Good bids arriving for auction of 1-ounce gold bars at Gold Rush 21

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By Ted Butler
Investment Rarities
Tuesday, August 2, 2005
http://www.investmentrarities.com/08-02-05.html

As recent commentaries have suggested, the favorable commitment of
traders market structure has resulted in price rallies in gold and
silver. While there has been deterioration in the market structure
since the Tuesday cutoff in the COT report, with tech fund buying

Bid for a valuable souvenir of Gold Rush 21

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7:07p ET Sunday, July 31, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bloomberg News Service's weekly survey of traders'
views on the gold price, appended here, quotes a
GATA supporter, Paul Yusem of Lombard, Ill., and
a participant in GATA's Gold Rush 21 conference,
Gregory Orrell of Orrell Capital Management in
Livermore, Calif.

The survey also takes note of central bank gold
dishoarding, which, while the primary determinant

Russian central bank''s currency basket reduces dollars, adds euros

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11:44a ET Monday, August 1, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Even if you weren't able to reserve a spot at GATA's
Gold Rush 21 conference in Dawson City, Yukon,
Canada, from August 7-9, you can bid now for a
valuable souvenir of what we plan to make a historic
event.

Agnico-Eagles Mines Ltd., a sponsor of GR21, is
donating to us 10 Johnson-Matthew numbered
1-ounce gold wafers and we'll be auctioning them

Yuan upvaluation may benefit Canada and Australia more than U.S.

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6:16p ET Saturday, July 30, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

James Turk, editor of the Freemarket Gold & Money
Report, founder of GoldMoney, and consultant to
GATA, says in new commentary at the GoldMoney
Internet site that gold is breaking out in terms of
British pounds.

Of course that is, as Turk notes, a special delight
to gold's friends, since it is another repudiation of
British Chancellor Gordon Brown, who began

Bloomberg survey quotes GATA pals and notes central bank dishoarding

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By Peter Robison
Bloomberg News Service
Monday, August 1, 2005

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?
pid=10000081&sid=aEmftYnKdSP0&refer=australia

Now that China has responded to U.S. pressure to revalue its
currency, there may be some unintended winners: Canadian tourists
and Australian copper miners.

Big beneficiaries may include mining companies from Melbourne-based

James Turk says gold breaks out against British pound; and a correction

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Newmont Says Oil Prices Will Hurt Profits

By The Associated Press
Friday, July 29, 2005

http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/050729/indonesia_newmont_mining.html?.v=1

BATU HIJAU, Indonesia -- U.S.-based mining company Newmont said
Friday that rising oil prices will increase its costs by as much as
US$30 million at its massive copper and gold mine in Indonesia.

Newmont cautions on higher costs and lower gold production

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Prosecutors Ask for Indictments for Five Banks
and Securities Firms in Parmalat Collapse

By The Associated Press
Friday, July 29, 2005

http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/050729/italy_parmalat_banks.html?.v=1

ROME -- Prosecutors in Milan asked a judge Friday to issue
indictments against five global banks and securities companies for

Italian prosecutors want to indict banks for market rigging in Parmalat case

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10p ET Thursday, July 28, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's an abbreviated link for the CBSMarketWatch
video interview with GoldMoney founder James Turk:

http://tinyurl.com/78g4v

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

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