Daily Dispatches

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

Central bank gold sales unlikely to fill quota, analyst says


By Chris Flood and Delphine Strauss
Financial Times, London
Saturday, January 28, 2006


Silver set the pace for commodity markets this week, reaching a 22-
year high of $9.76 a troy ounce yesterday, on hopes that a new
exchange traded fund (ETF) would attract significant investor

Murphy''s ''Midas'' commentary for Jan. 27 posted at GoldDrivers


10:38a ET Saturday, January 28, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldSeek has launched its Internet radio operations
with an interview with GATA Chairman Bill Murphy by
Chris Waltzek, which you can find here:


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

Expectations on ETF ruling push silver to 22-year high


From Xinhuanet via ChinaView.cn
Thursday, January 26, 2006


NEW DELHI -- The Securities and Exchange Board of India, India's
marker regulator, amended its regulations, allowing mutual funds to
launch gold-exchange traded funds (GETF), newspaper Daily News and

India''s securities board approves gold exchange-traded funds


8p ET Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Resource Investor's Jon A. Nones reports tonight about
movement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission in regard to proposals for a silver exchange-
traded fund, and GATA's friend David Morgan of The
Morgan Report is quoted. You can find the Resource
Investor story here:


Bank of Russia allows ''extraordinary'' fall by U.S. dollar against ruble


By Rick Carew
Dow Jones Newswires
Tuesday, January 24, 2006


BEIJING -- China's State Reserve Bureau, which manages the country's
strategic reserves of commodities including oil, copper and grains,
said Tuesday it would ban its units from trading in a broad range of
financial instruments such as commodity futures, "to avoid more huge

SEC proposes rules for silver ETF trading


4:58p ET Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst and GATA consultant Ted
Butler has a new essay, "Too Soon for Last
Rites?," in which he urges a little caution on
silver devotees. You can find it at GoldSeek's
companion site, SilverSeek, here:


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