Daily Dispatches

To cut lease rate, BIS dumps gold, but ex-Fed governor pumps it

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9:17p ET Tuesday, February

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Below is GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's special "Midas"
commentary tonight for his subscribers at
www.LeMetropoleCafe.com.

Note particularly its quotation of commentary that was
distributed today by Prudential Securities. The Prudential
commentary focuses on ... GATA.

While it seems not to want to believe it, Prudential

Mining Web article focuses on Bank of England

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1a ET Thursday, March 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There's an excellent article about the clues
in the gold market at www.minesite.com. You
can find it here:

http://www.minesite.com/archives/features_archive/feb2001/goldmarket-
17.htm

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

World Gold Council''s feeble attempt to help gold

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6:30p ET Thursday, March 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Those of us who think that there is much more to the
possible combination of AngloGold and Gold Fields
than meets the eye should read another good article
at www.theminingweb.com by Tim Wood.

Here's the URL:

http://www.mips1.net/MGGold.nsf/Current/4225685F0043D1B285256A02006A52

Minesite report puts the gold clues together

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11:55p ET Wednesday, February 28, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

I'm stealing and sending to you below excerpts from
GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's "Midas" commentary tonight,
sent by email to his subscribers at
www.LeMetropoleCafe.com, because it has important
news and may encourage our side after a seemingly
bad day.

If you want to see all this stuff -- and make me feel

Mining Web examines friendly terms for AngloGold/Gold Fields merger

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1:14a ET Thursday, March 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Another important article, this one at
www.theminingweb.com. It asks whether
the Bank of England, the great gold
seller of the last year, is responsible
for the current rally in gold.

You can find the article here:

http://www.mips1.net/MGGold.nsf/Current/4225685F0043D1B242256A00005DD7

Spiralling gold lease rates spur central bank talk

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12:56p ET Tuesday, February 27, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There's big news in gold today.

First, a story from the Mining Web/MoneyWeb people:

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Anglogold bidding for Gold Fields

By Tim Wood
Posted: 02/27/2001
04:00:00 PM
Miningweb 1997-2001

--- Developing World Exclusive ---
Third update - 11h45 EST.

NEW YORK -- Miningweb learnt late on Friday that Anglogold was still

Anglo said hot for Gold Fields; Bank of England choking?

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9:45p ET Monday, February 26, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

On such a big day for gold it's hard not to dispatch
something to the long-suffering, so I've purloined a
few excerpts from GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's "Midas"
commentary tonight at www.LeMetropoleCafe.com. They're
below. If you'd like to see the whole commentary, visit
the Cafe and consider a free trial membership.

Prudential says GATA is moving the gold market

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7:27p ET Tuesday, February 27, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

You may enjoy this Reuters story about the rising
gold lease rates. This story makes it seem that
perpetual gold bear Andy Smith is whistling past
the graveyard. Here he suggests that South American
countries still have gold to lend. Well, maybe the
wife of Paraguay's finance minister has a nice
necklace....

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Newsletter writer pledges help to GATA, and latest "Midas" excerpts

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11:05p ET Sunday, February 25, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

An Australian with an interest in gold who follows
GATA's work and dispatches, Sid Reynolds, recently
wrote to AngloGold's marketing director, Kelvin
Williams, for elaboration about Williams' criticism of
GATA at the Indaba 2001 gold conference in Cape Town,
South Africa. (You may recall that, during the
conference, I posted to you the full text of Williams'

If AngloGold really wants gold up, it might ask some questions

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
February 25, 2001

During my recent visit to South Africa, it was
suggested that it might be possible to organize a
meeting of the mining ministers of the African gold-
producing countries, at which the Gold Anti-Trust Action
Committee could convey its findings about the
manipulation of the gold market.

It is hard to imagine an issue of greater importance to

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