Daily Dispatches

Gold Fields acknowledges talks with Anglo, Barrick


By Linda Leatherdale
Toronto Sun
March 14, 2001

From all parts of the world they came.

Those legendary mining prospectors, who still believe
they'll strike it rich with gold and who still believe
that after a painfully long 21-year bear market, the
beaten-up mineral sector will shine again.

In the halls of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
they gathered for the Prospectors and Developers

Report on the Toronto gold conference cites GATA


By John Crudele
New York Post
Tuesday,March 13,2001

The most important guy in the world right now is Peter Fisher.
Peter who?

Forget about Alan Greenspan. The Federal Reserve chairman had his
chance to solve a stock market problem that he created by allowing a
speculative bubble to form. Fisher is the guy who now has to rescue

Watch for Peter Fisher to rig the stock market again


By Jan Eakin
Sidney Morning Herald
March 13, 2001

Melbourne's brokers may have been off for Labour
Day yesterday but the Merrill Lynch Sydney office
made up for it by busily buying up stock across
the gold sector.

With the price of the precious metal up more than

GATA causing jitters in gold market, Fedsure''s Goodwin says


Gold seen in powerful rally;
analysts point to leasing rates, short-sellers

By Thom Calandra
March 12, 2001

LONDON (FTMW) -- This is make or break time for gold after a two-
decade decline for the precious metal.

"There are tremendous short positions in the market so it won't take
much to spark a massive rally," said Larry Edelson, a former European
gold trader and managing editor of Safe Money Report in Florida. An

Gold rally noted by Thom Calandra


9:11p ET Sunday, March 11, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA member Derek K. Van Artsdalen of San
Antonio, Texas, recalls in the essay below
Buckminster Fuller's discovery of a 22 1/2-year
cycle in metals and relates it to what he sees
as the imminent "perfect storm" in gold.

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

* * *

By Derek K. Van Artsdalen

Merrill has taste for Australian gold stocks


By Jan de Lange
Sake, South Africa
March 13, 2001


Gold's bull run of the past few days could easily turn
into a stampede, says Fedsure's highly regarded analyst
Nick Goodwin.

The gold price rose jumped to US$274/oz on Monday
morning and was trading at around $272/oz at the close

James Turk to speak at GATA Africa Gold Summit


A stirring in the long-suffering gold market

Jonathan Fuerbringer
The New York Times
Sunday, March 11, 2001

A tremor is rumbling through the gold market.

The interest rate for lending gold, which generally
hovers around 1 percent, was above 2 percent for 10
trading days and then surged over 6 percent on Friday.

What does this seismic change mean? Is it temporary,
like some past spikes? Or will it persist? If it does,

Fuller''s 22 1/2-year metals cycle forecasts "perfect storm" in gold


By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
March 10, 2001

The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee is pleased
to announce that James Turk will be one of the
speakers at the GATA Africa Gold Summit in
Durban, South Africa, on May 10, 2001.

The summit will be held at the Durban Hilton
Hotel and the Durban Conference Center.

James joins Reg Howe, Frank Veneroso, and me

Sunday New York Times takes note of stirring in gold


1:17p ET Friday, March 9, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy, "Midas" to his subscribers
at www.LeMetropoleCafe.com, has just flashed the
following to his subscribers. Since I'm stealing this
for you, I'll give him the plug of urging you to
check out the cafe and consider a free trial

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

Michael Kosares'' daily market commentary at www.USAGold.com


By Reginald H. Howe
March 9, 2001

Because there is some confusion over what is scheduled to happen in
U.S. District Court in Boston on March 15, and also because all
parties to the case have filed a joint motion with the court to
establish a slightly modified schedule, I am providing this status
report, which also should help to reduce somewhat my e-mail traffic.

The normal rules of procedure in federal district courts require a

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