Daily Dispatches

Bloomberg''s Caroline Baum ridicules suggestions of market rigging

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By The Associated Press
Monday, October 24, 2005

WASHINGTON -- President Bush picks Ben Bernanke,
chairman of the president's Council of Economic
Advisers, to replace Alan Greenspan as Fed
chairman, according to an administration official.

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James Turk: Tangible assets are better than promises

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Just think how they could help
disinfect a stinky financial system.....

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From United Press International
Saturday, October 22, 2005

http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/view.php?StoryID=20051022-022143-1679r

LONDON -- Tiny fragments of silver woven in cloth used for underwear
could end smelly undergarments, says a British underwear

Fearing competition, India''s central bank stalls gold market liberalization

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6p ET Sunday, October 23, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

James Turk, editor of the Freemarket Gold and
Money Report and founder of GoldMoney, has
written some reflections on the collapse of the
Refco brokerage house. He concludes that it
is better to own tangible assets that someone's
promises. You can find his essay in the
"Founder's Commentary" box at the top left
of the GoldMoney home page here:

Silver fragments help end smelly underwear

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Rogers Fund Halts Redemptions Due to Refco

By Herbert Lash
Reuters
Thursday, October 20, 2005

http://today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?
type=bondsNews&storyID=2005-10-
20T191035Z_01_N20537083_RTRIDST_0_FINANCIAL-REFCO-ROGERS-UPDATE-2.XML

NEW YORK -- A fund that tracks a commodities index created by

Even the biggest of paper''s big shots are only as good as their counterparties

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1:34a ET Thursday, October 20, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tuesday's National Post in Canada gave a long
sneer to Eric Sprott, chief executive of
Sprott Asset Management in Toronto and colleague
of John Embry. That sneer was a lot easier than
doing some investigative reporting about the
evidence and conclusions contained in Sprott's
reports about government intervention in the
gold and equities markets. But better a sneer

The National Post gives a long sneer to Eric Sprott, and that''s a great start

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10:44a ET Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tomorrow's Asia Times, published in Hong Kong,
reprints from an Internet journal, Japan Focus,
a long article about the latest report by John
Embry and Andrew Hepburn of Sprott Asset
Management in Toronto, "Move Over, Adam Smith:
The Visible Hand of Uncle Sam." The Sprott
report, as you may remember, compiled the

Asia learns of Sprott report on U.S. government intervention in stock market

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Financial Express, Mumbai
Monday, October 17, 2005

http://www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=105940

The Securities & Exchange Board of India (Sebi) committee has
recommended allowing mutual funds (MFs) to launch Gold Exchange
Traded Fund Schemes (GETFs) in India. It has suggested that MFs

Dollar could plunge by 30%, Irish conference warned

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3:18p ET Monday, October 17, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jay Taylor, editor of J. Taylor's Gold and Technology
Stocks newsletter, attended GATA's presentation at
the Toronto Resource Investment Conference a couple
of weeks ago and has some nice things to say about
it in commentary posted today at HoweStreet.com. You
can find it here:

http://www.howestreet.com/mainartcl.php?

Indian securities board endorses bullion funds

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10:28p ET Monday, October 18, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Resource Investor has picked up on the opposition of
the Silver Users Association to a silver bullion fund,
opposition that seems to endorse continued
suppression of the price of silver. Resource Investor's
report is headlined "Is the Day Nigh for Silver Bulls?"
and you can find it here:

http://www.resourceinvestor.com/pebble.asp?relid=13771

Praise for GATA''s presentation at the Toronto Resource Investment Conference

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By Hamish Risk
Bloomberg News Service
Sunday, October 16, 2005

http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?
pid=10000006&sid=aTupI6O.rkeo&refer=home

Refco Inc., the futures broker that's under investigation for
securities fraud, may be split in two as Goldman Sachs Group Inc.,
its financial adviser, seeks takeover offers, three people familiar

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