Daily Dispatches

A great photograph of ''Mister Gold,'' Jim Sinclair


Finding Comfort (and New Friends) in Gold

By Landon Thomas Jr.
The New York Times
Sunday, May 7, 2006


SHARON, Connecticut -- It's splendid spring day in Connecticut's
horse country and James E. Sinclair, perhaps the best-known gold

Sunday NYTimes features Jim Sinclair and GATA''s Bill Murphy and James Turk


5:13p ET Saturday, May 6, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott Asset Management's chief investment strategist,
John Embry, has written a new essay for Investor's
Digest of Canada, "Gold and Silver on a Tear," taking a
well-justified crack at the ever-wrong Jessica Cross of
Virtual Metals and assigning some well-earned praise to
silver market analyst Ted Butler. You can find Embry's

John Embry: Gold and silver on a tear


By The Associated Press
via the Globe and Mail, Toronto
Friday, May 5, 2006


TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran took a step on Friday toward establishing an
oil market denominated in euros, a plan analysts described as highly

Bolivia says U.S.-run silver mines have ''full certainty and legal security''


8:52a ET Friday, May 5, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder James Turk, editor of the
Freemarket Gold & Money Report and consultant
to GATA, has updated his charts and reports
that the U.S. dollar is collapsing out of its
bear-market rally. His new analysis, "The
Dollar Turns South," can be found in the
"Founder's Commentary" box at the top left of

Iran takes step toward euro-based oil bourse but some are skeptical


By Jake Lee
The Standard, Hong Kong
Saturday, May 6, 2006


The yuan may rally next week through eight to the US dollar,
according to forwards contracts in Hong Kong, a level unseen since
the Communist Party Central Committee first documented plans in 1993

James Turk: Dollar''s bear-market rally is over


9:25p ET Thursday, May 4, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Some students at Columbia University's School of
Business are sweeping the Internet with a remake
of the hit song by The Police, "Every Breath You
Take," that is aimed at Federal Reserve Chairman
Ben Bernanke. You can find an introduction to
to the song here:


Yuan seen likely to break below 8 to the dollar next week


Bolivia: No Plans to Nationalize U.S.-Run Silver Mines

From Dominican Today
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Friday, May 5, 2006


LA PAZ, Bolivia -- Bolivia's socialist government said Thursday that
it has no plans to nationalize U.S.-operated silver mines in the

Ben Bernanke, we''ll be watching you


9:48p ET Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

You have to love financial journalism like what
is appended here from the London Telegraph. To
raise the prospect of a crash in copper it
relies on an anonymous source whose personal
interest in the story cannot be evaluated and
so has to raise suspicion. Is the source
pursuing the public interest, or is he just
talking his book, trying to prompt the event

Peter Grandich: Cartel of gold shorts is imploding


Latest Advice
On Wall Street:
Buy Currencies

As Dollar Weakens, Firms Launch
New Funds That Hold Euro, Yen,
But Risks, Expenses Can Be High

By Eleanor Laise
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Wall Street is increasingly encouraging individual investors to bet
on foreign currencies, and money managers are rolling out a host of
new funds to allow them to do this.

With many strategists expecting the U.S. dollar to continue to

Dollar still too strong, U.S. manufacturers say


From CBSMarketWatch
Wednesday, May 3, 2006


LONDON -- Uptake of Barclays' silver exchange traded fund is
exceeding expectations and will likely reach and possibly exceed 100
million troy ounces within the first month, UBS said.

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