Daily Dispatches

Intriguing article about Gold Fields and Anglogold

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
February 21, 2001

As I prepared to board the South African Airways plane
to return home to Dallas, Texas, after my 2 1/2-week
barnstorming tour of South Africa, a book on the
counter stared me right in the face. Its cover was
burnt orange and showed an African warrior wearing a
tall headdress and brandishing a huge shield and spear.

Shaka inspires another attack against the gold cartel

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By Antony Sguazzin

Johannesburg, Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Gold Fields Ltd., the
world's No. 3 gold producer, said it abandoned attempts to
merge with Canada's Franco-Nevada Mining Corp., a union that
would have given the new company some $700 million for
expansion.

The plan to merge with Franco in a C$2.7 billion ($1.76
billion) transaction was thwarted by the South African
government in September on the grounds that it would bring

Modern imperialism''s hidden faces: AngloGold, Barrick, and the BIS

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By Reginald H. Howe
www.GoldenSextant.com
February 20, 2001

Shades of Cecil Rhodes and Alfred Beit. At the Indaba
2001 African Mining Conference in Cape Town the other
day, Kelvin Williams of AngloGold, South Africa's
largest gold producer, used his turn at the podium to
take a gratuitous swipe at the Gold Anti-Trust Action
Committee: "Forget for the moment about the notion of a
conspiracy against gold, and worldwide plots between

Sean Corrigan essay on gold market stresses GATA

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9:16p ET Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sean Corrigan of Capital Insight in Great
Britain has written an important essay
about the gold market in which GATA figures
prominently. Indeed, little of interest
happens in the gold market these days that
does NOT involve GATA. You can read
Corrigan's essay at www.Gold-Eagle.com here:

http://www.gold-eagle.com/gold_digest_01/corrigan022201.html

Modern imperialism''s hidden faces: AngloGold, Barrick, and the BIS

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5:37p ET Sunday, February 18, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Robert Chapman of the International Forecaster
has an important article about the gold price,
its manipulation, and GATA, posted at Gold-
Eagle:

http://www.gold-eagle.com/gold_digest_01/chapman022001.html

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Sean Corrigan essay on gold market stresses GATA

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By Reginald H. Howe
www.GoldenSextant.com
February 20, 2001

Shades of Cecil Rhodes and Alfred Beit. At the Indaba
2001 African Mining Conference in Cape Town the other
day, Kelvin Williams of AngloGold, South Africa's
largest gold producer, used his turn at the podium to
take a gratuitous swipe at the Gold Anti-Trust Action
Committee: "Forget for the moment about the notion of a
conspiracy against gold, and worldwide plots between

''Midas'' commentary for February 18, 2001

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9:16p ET Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sean Corrigan of Capital Insight in Great
Britain has written an important essay
about the gold market in which GATA figures
prominently. Indeed, little of interest
happens in the gold market these days that
does NOT involve GATA. You can read
Corrigan's essay at www.Gold-Eagle.com here:

http://www.gold-eagle.com/gold_digest_01/corrigan022201.html

U.S. commitment to strong dollar faces market test

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9:15p ET Friday, February 16, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

You gotta check this out:

http://www.gata.org/latest.html

It's a photo of GATA Chairman Bill Murphy
with the king of the Zulu tribe in South
Africa, a direct descendant of the famous
Zulu warrior Shaka, whose "enveloping horn"
strategy Murphy has put into effect at

Robert Chapman essay on gold price manipulation

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By Gerard Baker and Ed Crooks
The Financial Times
February 18, 2001

Palermo, Italy -- World currency markets are set to
test on Monday the most emphatic attempt yet by Paul
O'Neill, the new U.S. treasury secretary, to
demonstrate the Bush administration's commitment to a
strong dollar.

Mr. O'Neill used the opportunity of the weekend's
meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors

Gold Fields closes hedge positions

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
February 15, 2001

There is no way I can do justice to my trip to South
Africa, but I will cover it here as best I can. While
it would have been better to write details down as the
days went by, there was little time to do so. It is
from fond memory alone that I now relate my hectic
adventure.

The South African countryside is very beautiful and I

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