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IMF rules both provide for and forbid gold loans and swaps

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Lawsuits Continue To Pursue Summers After Leaving D.C.

By David H. Gellis
Crimson Staff Writer
The Harvard Crimson
www.TheCrimson.com
Cambridge, Mass.

Currency bearing University President Lawrence H. Summers'
signature isn't the only lingering reminder of his time as
Treasury secretary. This week a U.S. District Court judge
in Boston scheduled an October 9 hearing on a motion to
dismiss a lawsuit that names Summers as a defendant.

Larry Summers can run but he can''t hide from GATA

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10:22p ET Thursday, August 16, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood's excellent new essay, "Seal the
Next Contract with America in Gold," is now
on the home page of The Mining Web. You
can find it here:

http://www.theminingweb.com/

The previous links sent tonight aren't working
now.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

New locator for Tim Wood''s new essay at The Mining Web

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8:06p ET Thursday, August 16, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

TheMiningWeb.com gets better and better. There's some
fine reporting there tonight, but let me call your attention
particularly to Tim Wood's latest essay, "Seal the next
Contract with America in gold":

http://www.mips1.net/MGGold.nsf/Current/4225685F0043D1B285256AAA007468

Seal the next Contract with America in gold

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4:55p ET Wednesday, August 15, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's a CBS MarketWatch story today quoting our friend
John Mesrobian about the campaign to keep gold down.
The more it gets out into the open, the less successful it
will be.

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

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Metals issues climb; prices weaken

By Myra P. Saefong
www.CBS.MarketWatch.com

Dollar needs external price link, like you-know-what, Calendra writes

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4:30p ET Wednesday, August 15, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy this morning issued a press
release about GATA consultant James Turk's recent
discovery about the disappearing SDRs. The release
got very good distribution through Business Wire and
good notice throughout the financial business, including
posting by Bridge News and CBS MarketWatch. The
release is below.

GATA press release publicizes Turk discovery of missing SDRs

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4:25p ET Monday, August 13, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Brien Lundin, executive editor of Gold Newsletter, has included
in his August issue some supportive commentary that we at
GATA especially appreciate because it recognizes the great
political and ethical purpose of gold in the world economy.

Lundin's commentary is reproduced below, with permission.

But Lundin's support goes much farther. He has invited GATA

Campaign to suppress gold is getting more exposure

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By Thom Calandra
www.CBSMarketWatch.com
August 15, 2001

NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- It was a small step for Richard Nixon and a
giant leap backwards for the global monetary system.

When the U.S. president severed the price link between the American
dollar and gold 30 years ago today, White House advisers figured
they had discovered the path to shock-free economic growth. What
followed, instead of the stable consumer prices, low interest rates

Support GATA by attending New Orleans Investment Conference

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11p ET Sunday, August 12, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With his latest essay, "The Mystery of the Disappearing
SDR Certificates," our friend James Turk has done it
again: documented how the U.S. government's suppression
of the price of gold may be working.

GATA supporters in the United States should print this
essay and send it to their congressmen with a request
that the essay be sent to the Federal Reserve and

How Summers learned that as treasury secretary he''d need to rig gold

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By Thom Calandra
www.CBSMarketWatch.com
August 9, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO -- The weak American economy finally may
be paying off for gold investors. And bond investors.
And euro investors.

The price of the active New York gold futures contract
rose $5.50 to $276.20 an ounce Thursday, its highest
price since late June and just 40 cents off its best
price of the day. North American gold shares in turn

Missing SDR certificates may explain how U.S. suppresses gold

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By Reginald H. Howe
www.GoldenSextant.com
August 13, 2001

Due in no small measure to articles he wrote as a young
economist, especially his 1966 essay "Gold and Economic
Freedom" (reprinted in Ayn Rand, "Capitalism: The
nknown Ideal"), Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan is widely
recognized as quite an authority on gold. Far less
widely known are professional articles on gold by

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