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Credit Agricole brokerage endorses GATA and warns clients: Start hoarding gold


Unacceptable to Have Gold Processed Abroad: Putin

From Interfax
Tuesday, January 31, 2006


MOSCOW -- It is unacceptable to have gold ore processed abroad,
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference in the

"There are things that I consider to be unacceptable for us, and

Russian president doesn''t want gold processed abroad


8:45a ET Monday, January 30, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant James Turk, editor of the Freemarket
Gold & Money Report and founder of GoldMoney, has
just carefully charted the gold/silver price ratio
and concluded that a big change in silver's favor
seems imminent, even as the prices of both metals
will be flying. You can find Turk's analysis in the
"Founder's Commentary" box at the top left of the

Bells ringing for silver ETF despite opposition of silver users'' group


By Froma Harrop
Providence Journal, Rhode Island
Wednesday, January 25, 2006


Alan Greenspan may be "the greatest central banker who ever lived,"
two Princeton economists asserted last year. Worship at the Church

James Turk: Gold/silver price ratio is about to break in silver''s favor


By John Spence
Monday, January 30, 2006


BOSTON -- Silver futures touched a 19-year high last week on news
that a long-awaited silver exchange-traded fund was a step closer to

Tocqueville''s Hathaway says $1,000 gold would only match commodity rises


By Rob Amen
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Sunday, January 29, 2006


Your two cents might be worth more than you think.

That's the case if you're holding pennies minted before 1982.

For just the second time since 1793, when the U.S. government
authorized the minting of one-cent coins, a penny is worth more than

Froma Harrop: The inflated Greenspan helped bankrupt America


2:21p ET Sunday, January 29, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA board member Wistar Holt of Holt & Shapard
Capital Management in St. Louis is sending to
his firm's clients the investment letter below,
which credits GATA's Gold Rush 21 conference for
substantially increasing interest in investing
in the precious metals. Holt has generously
allowed GATA to share the letter with you.

As copper''s price rises, penny''s melt value now exceeds its currency value


Press Trust of India
via The Hindu, Chennai
Sunday, January 29, 2006


CHENNAI -- The inclusion of gold in the Multi-Commodity Exchange
MCEX of India was the main reason behind the spurt in the prices of
the yellow metal in the country during the past six months, a

Wistar Holt: Gold Rush 21 hastens ascent of the precious metals


11:46a ET Sunday, January 29, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tocqueville gold fund manager John Hathaway has
always been the most careful, restrained, and
yet bullish long-term analyst of the gold price,
and his analysis has been exactly right for a
long time. Hathaway's 2005 review and outlook
report for the fund says:

"As the bull market [in gold] has evolved, so
has my thinking. Four digits no longer seems

GoldSeek Internet radio interviews GATA Chairman Bill Murphy


By Andrea Hotter
Dow Jones Newswires
via The Business Online, London
Friday, January 27, 2006


LONDON -- European central banks are highly unlikely to sell the
total 2,500 metric tons of gold permitted under the five-year
Central Bank Gold Agreement, HSBC analyst Alan Williamson said

India jewelers group leader grouses about gold speculation


11:40a ET Saturday, January 28, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's "Midas" commentary
at LeMetropoleCafe.com for Friday, January 27, has
been posted in the clear at GoldDrivers.com here:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

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