Daily Dispatches

John Crudele: A plan for a plunge


3:54p PT Monday, June 12, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst Ted Butler's new commentary,
"Silver Default Looming," warns that the worsening
concentration in the short position in silver on the
New York commodities exchange raises the danger
of a default. You can find Butler's commentary at
GoldSeek here:


On ROB-TV, John Embry discusses central bank manipulation of markets


By Steven C. Johnson
Tuesday, June 12, 2006


NEW YORK -- Global investors' sudden allergy to risk is proving a
boon for the U.S. currency, as money managers sell stocks,
commodities and emerging-market assets and park the proceeds in

James Turk: Two views of the U.S. dollar


9:53a PT Monday, June 12, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's address to the 2006
Vancouver Gold, PGM, and Diamond Conference,
"GATA Keeps Its Promise to Zulu King Goodwill
Zwelitini," has been posted at GATA's Internet
site here:


It also has been posted at several gold-oriented

GATA chairman''s address in Vancouver and interview with Resource Investor


5p PT Saturday, June 10, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Barron's today published an exchange between Stuart
Thomas, managing director of World Gold Trust
Services, manager of the streetTRACKS Gold Shares
fund, and GATA consultant and GoldMoney founder
James Turk over the security of exchange-traded funds
in gold. That exchange is appended here, along with
the full text of the response Turk provided to Barron's,

Ted Butler: Silver default looming?


4:08p PT Monday, June 12, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder James Turk, editor of the Freemarket
Gold & Money Report and consultant to GATA, updates
his dollar and gold charts in "Two Views of the U.S.
Dollar," analysis posted today in the "Founder's
Commentary" box at the top left of the GoldMoney home
page here:


Just how real is the gold behind those exchange-traded funds?


By John Crudele
New York Post
Thursday, June 8, 2006


Quick, somebody tell soon-to-be Treasury Secretary
Hank Paulson about the other part of his job: being a
member of the Plunge Protection Team.

What is that? It's something that Wall Street is gonna
need if the stock market continues to be freaky.

John Crudele: Paulson''s new job -- as plunge protector


9:17p ET Thursday, June 8, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

America Online tonight terminated GATA's e-mail account,
GATAComm@aol.com, without notice, destroying GATA's
e-mail address book.

Don't worry -- it had nothing to do with the substance
of GATA's work. Rather, it is a matter of AOL's chronic
inability to distinguish GATA mail from junk mail and
the service's repudiating the assurance it gave GATA in

America Online terminates GATA''s e-mail account without notice


8:09p ET Thursday, June 8, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bill Bonner's nightly column at The Daily Reckoning has
some nice things to say about GATA. They are excerpted

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

* * *

By Bill Bonner
Thursday, June 8, 2006


Bill Bonner: GATA isn''t as crazy as the financial establishment


By Steve Johnson
Financial Times, London
Thursday, June 8, 2006


Russia became the latest country to shift a chunk of its central bank
reserves out of the dollar, further eroding the standing of the
greenback as the world's de-facto reserve currency.

Russia joins Middle East in shifting foreign exchange away from dollar


8:53p ET Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

While so many of us fret about our mining shares,
Michael Kosares, proprietor of Centennial Precious
Metals in Denver, demonstrates that buying gold
in June and July and walking away has been a
consistently winning trade. And of course it does
exactly what the plutocracy fears most -- that is,
it draws metal stockpiles down.

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