Daily Dispatches

A friend of GATA applies to be a friend of the court


By Luke Johnson
London Sunday Telegraph
October 21, 2001


These are certainly interesting times in investment markets
and all sorts of bizarre assets are suddenly being taken

Gold beckons the nervous, London Sunday Telegraph says


7:25p ET Tuesday, October 16, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Robert K. Landis, Reg Howe's partner in Golden Sextant
Advisors LLC and, like Reg, a Harvard-trained lawyer, has
written a brilliant and delightful essay about the recent
Denver Mining Investment Forum, which he attended.

The essay, "The Skunk at the Garden Party," makes a
powerful case against the "Gold Marketing Initiative"

A powerful case against promoting gold as mere jewelry


8:53p ET Monday, October 15, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Market analyst Ted Butler's latest letter to
the Comex, detailing obviously manipulative
short positions in silver on the exchange,
may give you an idea of just how desperate
the precious metals situation has become.
You can find the letter here:


Silver price manipulation protested in letter to Comex


By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
October 13, 2001

The International Monetary Fund responded yesterday to
questions asked of them by GATA supporters all over the
world. It was no surprise to GATA that the brilliant
Andrew Hepburn caught the IMF in a bald-faced lie
within hours of the IMF's responding to the questions.

The Gold Cartel has been lying to GATA, the investment

IMF caught lying to GATA and cooking member bank books on gold


8:31p ET Monday, October 8, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Maybe the most rewarding thing about GATA is that
people come forward out of nowhere to help. And
sometimes their help is earth-shaking.

That's what happened with our friend Andrew Hepburn,
whose research into the U.S. Treasury Department's
Exchange Stabilization Fund and the International
Monetary Fund has just been chronicled in a series

Tracking the gold suppression scheme to the International Monetary Fund


7:53p ET Monday, October 8, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here is the transcript of Friday's CNBC interview with
John Hathaway of the Tocqueville Gold Fund, along with
some clarification provided to GATA by Hathaway today
in response to complaints that he didn't raise the price
manipulation issue enough. We're lucky to have his

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

Tocqueville''s Hathaway is interviewed on CNBC and provides clarification to GATA


From the Daily Precious Metals Report for October 5, 2001
By Leonard Kaplan
Prospector Asset Management

Time for me to get up on the pulpit and lecture.
Please forgive the rantings and ravings, but I have
never seen a more idiotic idea than the plan by the

Jewelry promotion plan "sad, stupid, tragic"


From www.GoldenSextant.com

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Guest Commentary:

Murray Pollitt on the Events of September 11, 2001

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Murray H. Pollitt is a Canadian broker
and mining engineer long active in both the investment
and operational sides of the gold mining industry. A
little over a year ago, Mr. Pollitt gave The Golden
Sextant permission to publish his "Open Letter to
Central Bankers." Now he has graciously permitted us to

Commentary by Murray Pollitt on the events of September 11


9:36p ET Tuesday, October 2, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reg Howe reports that the hearing on the dismissal
motions in his lawsuit against the Bank for
International Settlements and the other suppressors
of the gold price has been postponed a month by Judge
Reginald C. Lindsay in U.S. District Court in Boston.

The judge's order rescheduling the hearing may be
encouraging insofar as it suggests that he is taking

Hearing in Howe case postponed a month; more jewellery promotion planned


10:57p ET Monday, October 1, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood of TheMiningWeb.com has great coverage
tonight of the opening of the Denver gold conference.
He writes: "It's been ages since gold investors were
in the midst of such a positive confluence of events."

You can read the report here:


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