Daily Dispatches

Wall Street Journal puts gold on Page 1 but mostly gives central banks a pass


U.K. Sets Fine for Deutsche Bank

By Alistair MacDonald
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 12, 2006

LONDON -- Deutsche Bank AG was fined 6.4 million ($11.1 million) by
Britain's markets regulator for misleading investors after its
proprietary-trading operations boosted two stock sales being handled
by the big German bank.

The fine, the third-largest ever levied by the Financial Services

Gold Fields Mineral Service is the last to notice what''s happening with gold


8:30p ET Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Phillip Barton, a pension fund trustee in Australia,
has put together a compelling speculation on the
future of the U.S. dollar and gold, "The Fundamental

Barton writes:

"What the Fed does now with interest rates is of no
real consequence except perhaps in affecting the
chronology of the impending crisis. In any case, long-

When the markets catch on, they''ll propel gold to record highs


What Is the Cost of Liberty?

By Charity Vogel
Buffalo (N.Y.) News
Wednesday, April 12, 2006


Someday you might find one -- a strange, shiny silver disc mixed in
with the loose change in the bottom of your purse or your pants
pocket. Hold it in your palm. It weighs in your hand like a bullet,

Phillip Barton: The fundamental difference in gold''s favor this time


Behind 25-Year High for Gold:
Changes From Ground to Market

Technology and Strong Demand
Alter Its Odd Economics;
Inside a Secret Vault
Trading In Jewelry for Cash

By E.S. Browning
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 12, 2006

After gold soared above $500 an ounce a few months ago, tub after
plastic tub of gold jewelry from the Middle East and India began
arriving at Darren Morcombe's refinery in southern Switzerland. In a

The monetary resistance is active in upstate New York


Gold's Bull Run Could Reach $850

By Chris Flood
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, April 12, 2006


The current bull run for gold could push prices above the 1980
record high of $850 a troy ounce, according to the Gold Survey 2006
from GFMS, the precious metals consultancy.

Britain fines Deutsche Bank for market manipulation


Three Arrested in $6.7 Million Trading Probe

By Megan Davies and Christine Kearney
Tuesday April 11, 2006


NEW YORK -- A Goldman Sachs analyst, a Merrill Lynch banker, and a
printing plant worker were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly
participating in a $6.7 million insider trading ring that involved

Goldman Sachs'' secrets of trading success revealed ... by U.S. attorney


7:43p ET Monday, April 10, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy will be among the
speakers at Cambridge House's Calgary Resource
Investment Conference, to be held Sunday and
Monday, April 23 and 24, at the Telus Convention
Centre in Calgary.

Many friends of GATA will be among the other
speakers, including Bob Bishop of Gold Mining
Stock Report, Ian Gordon of the Long Wave

European financial regulators hold ''war game'' to simulate a meltdown


8:42a ET Monday, April 10, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder James Turk, editor of the
Freemarket Gold & Money Report and consultant
to GATA, updates his charts with last week's
data and finds "A Week of New Multi-Decade
Highs" for gold and silver even as the U.S. dollar
remains in a long downtrend. You can find Turk's
analysis in the "Founder's Commentary" box at

GATA chairman and friends of GATA to speak at Calgary conference


From Reuters
Monday, April 10, 2006


BEIJING -- China should push yuan reforms, let firms hold more
foreign currency, and raise gold reserves to help slow the rise in

James Turk: A week of new multi-decade highs for gold and silver


12:18p ET Saturday, April 8, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Thursday's dispatch about the appearance that day on
ROB-TV in Canada of Jay Taylor, editor of J Taylor's
Gold and Technology Stocks newsletter, misreported
the Internet link for watching the interview at the
ROB-TV archive. It's under "Thursday," not "Tuesday,"
at 3:33 p.m. here:


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