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Influential analyst, Andy Smith, sees gold at $340 soon


11:54p ET Monday, September 24, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There will be a special focus on gold at the fall dinner
meeting of the Committee for Monetary Research and
Education Inc. on Wednesday, October 24, in New York.

Among the speakers will be John C. Hathaway, managing
director and senior portfolio manager of the Tocqueville
Funds, whose commentary on gold is always followed

Gotcha, Gold Cartel, gotcha!


By Thom Calandra
September 27, 2001

NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- Andy Smith, a veteran London-based
metals analyst, sees the price of gold hitting $340 an
ounce in the next several months.

Focus on gold at fall dinner of Committee for Monetary Research and Education


By David Bogoslaw
Dow Jones Newswires
September 21, 2001

NEW YORK -- While the price of gold has disappointed
some traders by not rising further on the financial and
political uncertainty arising from last week's terrorist
attacks, physical demand for bullion coins has
skyrocketed in recent days.

"Retail demand is through the roof," Frank McGhee, a
dealer at Alliance Financial LLC in Chicago, said.

Demand for gold coins rises dramatically



By Bill Murphy
September 20, 2001

What a great speech tonight by President Bush!

I received a call from Europe this morning from someone
involved in the gold physical market. If you want to
buy 100 ounces of gold, the price is $300 to $303. The
spreads between bid and asked were $20 yesterday, $12

CBSMarketWatch commentary cites GATA and lawsuit


9:45p ET Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reg Howe of www.GoldenSextant.com has filed a "Plaintiff's
Motion for Leave to File Second Affidavit" in U.S. District
Court in Boston in his lawsuit against the gold cartel.

The motion can be read here:


''Midas'' commentary for September 20, 2001


11p ET Thursday, September 20, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Thom Calandra's commentary today at www.CBSMarketWatch.com
dealt at length, toward the end, with gold, GATA, and Reg
Howe's lawsuit against the gold cabal. It's below.

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

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By Thom Calandra
September 20, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO -- It's the rare American investor who is

HSBC analyst acknowledges bank conspiracy to suppress gold price



By Bill Murphy
September 18, 2001

Gold $286.50 down 95 cents
Silver $4.43 up 6 cents

The drama behind the scenes in the gold market has
never been more intense. The reckless behavior of the
Gold Cartel to continue to suppress the price of gold,
after the world completely changed a week ago, is not

New motion filed by Reg Howe in lawsuit against gold cabal


5p ET Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

You may be interested in TheMiningWeb.com's interview
with Rob Edwards, an analyst with HSBC, wherein it seems
acknowledged that there is a conspiracy among central
banks to suppress the gold price. One has to wonder when
someone is going to start calling Edwards a nut. Here's the
relevant excerpt:

"ROB EDWARDS: I'm being a bit bearish, but gold is definitely

Physical demand will break manipulation on Comex


By Bill Murphy
September 15, 2001

Gold $286 up $6
Silver $4.26 up nine cents

The agony for all Americans is overwhelming. For that
matter, it has to be agonizing for the entire world --
excluding the subhumans who carried out the plane
bombing monstrosities.

Even to comment about markets seems so trivial, but as
President Bush remarked today in his radio address to

Terrorism, war, and gold -- ''Midas'' commentary for Sept. 15, 2001


Gold Fingered?
Gold has lost its glitter. Is there a conspiracy afoot?

The Economist
September 13, 2001

Long considered the ultimate hard asset, gold normally
shines at times of financial turmoil. This week, if
any, should therefore have been gold's time to take up
its traditional role as asset of last resort. But its
performance was less than glittering (see chart).

Could it be that its days as a safe haven are over? Or

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