Daily Dispatches

Peter Schiff: The world could get along just fine without freeloading Americans


By B.K. Sidhu, Muguntan Vanar,
and Ruben Sario
The Star
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Wednesday, March 30, 3005


KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia -- The U.S. dollar is facing an imminent
collapse, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad warned yesterday.

The former prime minister told a conference of some 650 chief

James Turk rebuts Tim Wood on gold''s failure to keep up with commodity prices


Gold May Rise, Spurred by
Speculation Inflation Will Accelerate

By Choy Leng Yeong
Bloomberg News Service
Monday, March 28, 2005


SEATTLE -- Gold may rebound from a six-week low on speculation that
inflation will accelerate and boost the allure of the precious metal

Oh, how the bankers want to get their hands on India''s ''idle'' gold


The Telegraph, Calcutta
Monday, March 28, 2005


NEW DELHI -- The government will announce a comprehensive,
liberalised, and user-friendly gold policy next month,
commerce secretary S.N. Menon said here today.

The policy is likely to help mutual funds and banks invest

India to announce plan for paperizing its gold market next month


12:05p ET Monday, March 28, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder James Turk, editor of
the Freemarket Gold & Money Report and
consultant to GATA, has rebutted Resource
Investor's Tim Wood on whether gold's
failure to keep pace with commodity
prices is evidence of central bank
intervention in the gold market. Turk's
rebuttal, published in FGMR's latest
issue, is reprinted at GoldSeek.com

Hedge funds are the new sensations of Wall Street, NY Times reports


A Blend of Risks Makes Dollar's Outlook Grim;
Traders' Pessimism Could Bring Selloff

By David Altman
International Herald Tribune, Paris
Sunday, March 27, 2005


Is the writing on the wall for the U.S. dollar? Researchers at one
big fund manager say it is, but the markets haven't read along just

Gold''s partisans doubt that Fed can raise interest rates aggressively


By Joshua Krongold
Bloomber News Service
Monday, March 28, 2005


NEW YORK -- As the dollar heads for the biggest quarterly advance
against the euro since 2001, traders are more bullish on the U.S.
currency than they have been in 17 months, according to a Bloomberg

International Herald Tribune sees grim outlook for dollar


4p ET Saturday, March 26, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's "Midas" commentary for
Friday at LeMetropoleCafe.com has been posted in
the clear at GoldSeek. It describes the planning
for GATA's Gold Rush 21 conference in Dawson City,
Yukon, in August, and you can find it at
GoldSeek.com here:


Bloomberg survey finds traders enthusiastic about dollar


The world has gone mad today
And good's bad today
And black's white today
And day's night today
And that gent today
You gave a cent today
Once had several chateaux.

-- Cole Porter, "Anything Goes"

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If I Only Had a Hedge Fund

By Jenny Anderson
and Riva D. Atlas
The New York Times
Sunday, March 27, 2005


Murphy''s ''Midas'' commentary describes planning for Gold Rush 21


4:50p ET Thursday, March 24, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There's more commentary arguing that higher U.S.
interest rates will not strengthen the dollar for
long, since they are likely to collapse the U.S.
economy. It's by Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific
Capital in Newport Beach, Calif. You can find it
at GoldSeek here:


Rising interest rates probably won''t kill the commodities bull market


By Timothy Aeppel
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, March 23, 2005

The recent rise in oil prices is reverberating far beyond the world's
energy-intensive industries, spurring cost increases for everything
from military tents in Iraq and weed killer in Iowa to shoes and
Barbie dolls in China.

The continuing surge is causing companies which a year ago saw higher
oil prices as a passing phenomenon to rethink their strategies. Many

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