Daily Dispatches

Investment pros puzzled by gold''s stubborn rise

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By John Crudele
New York Post
January 31, 2002

Is J.P. Morgan Chase too big to fail?

This question is admittedly a bit premature. But you can bet
this concern will start going around in the next few weeks if
the giant New York bank continues its recent streak of bad
luck.

Back in early December this column speculated that
Global Crossing Ltd. would be the next Enron, bitten by
the bankruptcy bug. That happened this week as Global

Morgan/Chase may crash but U.S. government would rescue it

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7:40p CT Tuesday, January 29, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee needs your
help in making our luncheon at the National Press
Club on Tuesday, February 12, Lincoln's Birthday,
a big success.

The luncheon is for the news media, members of
Congress and their staffs, representatives of public
policy study institutions, and others who could have
an impact on legislation, public policy, and publicity.

Help GATA get the right people to its Washington conference

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AngloGold Reduces Forward Gold Sales
by 3.5 Million Ounces

By Antony Sguazzin
Bloomberg News

Johannesburg, Jan. 28 -- AngloGold Ltd., the world's second-biggest
gold company, said it has cut the amount of gold it sold at preset
prices by 3.5 million ounces over the last 12 months.

"There has been quite a substantial decline in our hedge position,"
said Steve Lenahan, AngloGold spokesman in an interview.

AngloGold to announce big cut in hedging

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12:28a ET Sunday, January 27, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

We've prepared a summary of GATA's work for
distribution to news organizations, political
leaders, and anyone else who is new to the issue
of the suppression of the gold price. It's
appended here for your use and may be updated
from time to time.

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

A summary of GATA''s work to expose the gold price suppression scheme

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1:15a ET Saturday, January 26, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here are a couple of things of special interest...

* An interview at TheMiningWeb.com with Durban Roodeport
Deep CEO Mark Wellesley-Wood, wherein it is reported
that the company contemplates not only paying dividends
in gold once its hedge book is eliminated in a few months,
but also using the facility of our friend James Turk's

A summary of GATA''s work and the suppression of the gold price

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By Bill Murphy
www.LeMetropoleCafe.com
January 26, 2002

Gold $278.60
Silver $4.30

John Brimelow on Thursday:

Further evidence that increased Japanese
offtake is real has appeared in a trade
journal discussing the increased activity of
bar smelting: click on:

http://www.japanmetalbulletin.com/news-
nm/n20020123.html#01

Sceptics of hedging will be gratified to see

''Midas'' commentary for January 26, 2002

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12:28a ET Sunday, January 27, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

We've prepared a summary of GATA's work for
distribution to news organizations, political
leaders, and anyone else who is new to the
issue of the suppression of the gold price.
It's appended here for your use and may be
updated from time to time.

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

Durban contemplates dividends in gold; and John Meyer makes "The Case for Gold"

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10:44p ET Thursday, January 24, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Tocqueville Gold Fund's manager, John Hathaway, has
written an interesting new commentary that can be found
here:

www.toqueville.com/brainstorms/brainstorms.php?id=108

And our own Reg Howe has written a response, here:

www.goldensextant.com/commentary19.html#anchor5124

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

Durban Deep leads the gold cause and the gold shares

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By Allan Seccombe and James Regan
Reuters
January 18, 2002

Newmont Mining Corp won the fight for Normandy Mining
Ltd. on Friday as AngloGold Ltd bowed out, clearing the
way for the U.S. company to assemble the world's largest
gold mining house.

South Africa's AngloGold scraped together acceptances
representing just 7.1 percent of Australian miner Normandy
for its cash and scrip offer which expired at 0800 GMT on

New essays by Hathaway and Howe

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1:21p ET Thursday, January 24, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A report posted today at www.TheMiningWeb.com reminds
us of our wonderful friends at Durban Roodeport Deep,
GATA's first supporters in the mining industry.

The MiningWeb report can be found on the site's home
page, here:

http://www.theminingweb.com/

Here is the detailed link, though it may not work for some

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