Daily Dispatches

Gold fund manager expects Comex to default

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12:12p ET Monday, February 9, 2009

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Peter Brimelow: Something stirring in precious-metals pond

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By Peter Brimelow
MarketWatch.com
Sunday, February 8, 2009

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/Something-new-stirring-precious-me...

NEW YORK -- Gold drifted mostly sideways last week. But investment letters report major, maybe meaningful change, below the surface of the precious-metals pond.

Video of GATA's 'workshop' at Vancouver conference

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8:42p ET Friday, February 6, 2009

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our friend Aaron Ford, proprietor of the TruthFN Internet site, videotaped part of GATA's "workshop" presentation at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference on Monday, January 26, and has posted the video at his site here:

http://truthfn.com/video/truthfn-exclusivegata-update

Inflation specter has some investors pining for gold

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By John Parry and Pedro da Costa
Reuters
Friday, February 6, 2009

http://uk.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUKTRE5155N120090206

NEW YORK -- Unease over a surge in U.S. government borrowing has some analysts nervous that, even as the immediate threat of deflation looms, hyperinflation on a global scale may be the eventual result.

Join GATA this month at the Phoenix conference

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10:53p ET Thursday, February 5, 2009

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver):

Hugo Salinas Price: Gold protects and creates jobs

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By Hugo Salinas Price, President
Mexican Civic Association for Silver
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

http://www.plata.com.mx/mplata/articulos/articlesFilt.asp?fiidarticulo=9...

Some readers may ask themselves, "What has gold to do with protecting jobs? Gold hoarders are certainly not creating jobs, and hoarding more gold will not help at all."

South Africa: A rich country insisting on being poor

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South Africa is a member of the International Monetary Fund, whose bylaws forbid members from linking their currencies to gold -- the metal on which South Africa was and still could be built, the metal whose price the IMF helps suppress.

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South Africa's Miners Face Deepening Gloom

By Tom Burgis
Financial Times, London
Thursday, February 5, 2009

ECB delays on interest rates despite German industrial slump

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Thursday, February 5, 2009

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/4527496/ECB-delays-on-inter...

Think they'll keep and publish minutes this time?

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Treasury's Geithner Will Meet Top Regulators

By David Lawder
Reuters
Thursday, February 5, 2009

http://www.reuters.com/article/americasRegulatoryNews/idUSN0536213920090...

Goldman Sachs lifts gold price forecast to $1,000

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As Prince Metternich said at the Congress of Vienna in 1815 when informed of the death of the Russian ambassador: "I wonder what his motive was."

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Goldman Sachs Lifts Gold Price Forecast to $1,000

By Lewa Pardomuan
Reuters
Thursday, February 5, 2009

http://uk.reuters.com/article/goldMktRpt/idUKSP4622620090205

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