Daily Dispatches

Peter Grandich''s review of metals, energy markets cites GATA, Turk favorably


Rising crude price, inflation
make gold investors' favourite

New Indian Express, Chennai
Sunday, October 9, 2005


HYDERABAD -- The yellow metal is becoming the hot favourite with
investors for parking their funds.

According to World Gold Council managing director (India

India''s investment demand for gold reported up 80 percent


Would You Like to Pay
by Check, Cash -- or Gold?

James Turk's Quixotic Quest:
An Online Payment System
Based Entirely on Bullion

By Craig Karmin
The Wall Street Journal
Saturday, October 8, 2005

James Turk thinks he has a solution to worries about a weaker
dollar: Stop using cash to pay for things -- instead, pay with gold.

A handful of companies are pitching services that let people make

GoldMoney''s James Turk breaks into the pages of The Wall Street Journal


1:45a ET Friday, October 7, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The economist Robert A. Mundell, inventor of the euro,
got top billing Thursday evening at the fall meeting of
the Committee for Monetary Research and Education
in New York but it was Murray Pollitt of Toronto stock
brokerage house Pollitt & Co., president of River Gold
Mines Ltd. in Canada and veteran engineer and gold

Murray Pollitt says central banks are losing the gold war right now


9:49p ET Tuesday, October 4, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Last night at the conclusion of the Toronto Resource
Investment Conference GATA Chairman Bill Murphy and
board member Wistar Holt and your secretary/treasurer
were hosts at a dinner at Hy's Steak House to honor
Sprott Asset Management's chief investment strategist,
John Embry, who has done so much to spread GATA's
message in Canada and around the world.

Friends come through for GATA extravagantly in Toronto


By J.P. Schumacher
Top-Gold Fund, Switzerland
Monday, October 5, 2005

The management and staff of Top-Gold mourn the tragic
death of their chairman, Ferdinand Lips. He peacefully
passed away last Thursday night from complications
after routine back surgery he had three weeks ago
following his accident in the Swiss mountains this

Ferdinand Lips was born in 1931 in Zurich and had more

A tribute to Ferdinand Lips by his friend and partner, J.P. Schumacher


3:37p ET Saturday, October 1, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Free-Market News Network's David Morgan has
interviewed GATA Chairman Bill Murphy on "Mining
Industry Review," which you can watch if your
computer has a media player. The program also
has some excellent commentary by market
analyst Ron Kirby. You can find the program here:


Mineweb story on Pan American Silver quotes GATA board member Ed Steer


3p ET Saturday, October 1, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy was interviewed yesterday
by South Africa's Moneyweb Internet site and you can
find a transcript here:


The transcript has an error and an omission -- "Utah"

Moneyweb interviews GATA Chairman Bill Murphy


2:22p ET Friday, September 30, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold's cause and the cause of free markets and fair
dealing have suffered a terrible blow with the death
yesterday in Switzerland of Ferdinand Lips, the
world-renowned gold advocate, gold banker, mining
company and investment fund director, author of
"Gold Wars," and beloved friend and longtime
supporter of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee.

Free-Market News Network interviews GATA chairman


3:30p ET Saturday, October 1, 2005

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's silver fanatic, Board of Directors member Ed
Steer, is quoted in this Mineweb story about Pan
American Silver:


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


Ferdinand Lips, renowned gold advocate and beloved friend of GATA, dies


By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
Thursday, September 29, 2005

The following story is about GATA's hero, Brett Kebble. I cannot
tell you how emotional his murder is for us.

GATA exists largely because this man believed in us enough to
contribute $50,000 just days after our founding in January 1999.
Brett then was completing a course of study at the prestigious

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