Daily Dispatches

Henry Fellerman: An open letter (and a warning) to Newmont Mining


10:46p ET Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our hero John Embry, chief investment strategist for
Sprott Asset Management in Toronto, says silver's
prospects may be even better than gold's. He also
remarks on the continuing but doomed efforts of the
central banks to suppress the prices of the precious
metals. Embry's observations come in a new essay
written for Investor's Digest, which has been posted

John Embry: Demand for silver will give you better bang for your buck


10:35p ET Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In commentary posted today at SilverSeek, the
companion site to GoldSeek, silver market analyst
Ted Butler criticizes what is passing for expertise
in the market and analyzes the worsening hedge
books of Barrick Gold and Apex Silver. You can
find Butler's latest, "The Learning Curve," here:


Ted Butler: The learning curve


By John Spence
Tuesday, April 4, 2006


BOSTON -- A highly anticipated exchange-traded fund tracking silver
prices may usher in a correction from multidecade commodity highs if

Chinese legislative leader urges end to buying of U.S. bonds


8p ET Monday, April 3, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant James Turk, founder of GoldMoney
and editor of the Freemarket Gold & Money report,
offers reflections on the end of M3 at Kitco here:


... and on the end of his "Fear Index," which was
based in part on M3. You can find the latter

Silver ETF could trigger price correction, analysts say


By Peter Brimelow
Tuesday, April 4, 2006


NEW YORK -- These are great days for gold -- and the gold bugs
remain calmly confident.

One of the features of the gold rally that's been under way for most
of this millennium is that the investment letters most identified

Peter Brimelow: Painting a ''perfect picture'' for gold?


Dollar Falls on Chinese Diversification Fears

By Steve Johnson
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, April 4, 2006


The US dollar extended losses in European morning trade on Tuesday
amid a call from a Chinese politician for China to stop buying US

James Turk bids goodbye to M3 and the Fear Index


By Rebecca Bream
Financial Times, London
Sunday, April 2, 2006

Bobby Godsell, chief executive of AngloGold Ashanti, predicted that
worldwide gold production would stagnate, then fall in the coming
years as large deposits of the precious metal become scarce.

He said this would support the rally in the gold price, which last
week hit a 25-year high of $588 per ounce.

The South African company, the world's third biggest gold producer,

Gold to become scarcer still, AngloGold Ashanti''s Godsell warns


11:26a ET Sunday, April 2, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

James Turk, founder of GoldMoney, editor of the
Freemarket Gold & Money Report, and consultant
to GATA, reports more bull-market confirmations
for gold and silver. You can read his analysis
in the "Founder's Commentary" box at the top
left of the GoldMoney home page here:


James Turk: More bull-market confirmations for gold and silver


From Islamic Republic News Agency
Friday, March 31, 2006


TEHRAN -- An informed source in Central Bank of Iran on Friday
denied the news published in a Swiss daily on withdrawal of 250 tons
of Iran's gold reserves from that country's Credit Bank.

The Central Bank official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told

Iran denies withdrawing gold from Switzerland


5:29p ET Friday, March 31, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Peter Grandich's investment letter for today is headlined
"Take No Prisoners" and, perhaps in that spirit, has
some imaginative things to say about GATA Chairman Bill
Murphy, as well as some quite sober things to say about
the precious metals and mining stocks. You can find the
Grandich Letter at GoldSeek here:


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