Daily Dispatches

Mining Web examines gold mining mergers


12:50p EDT Thursday, June 22, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold Newsletter's special edition for June has a
very helpful article about GATA by Gold Newsletter
Editor Brien Lundin, which I've taken the liberty to
append here. Thanks to supporters like Gold
Newsletter, our message about manipulation of the
gold market is getting around the world.

Please post this as seems useful.

Gold Newsletter cites GATA''s progress


12:50a EDT Wednesday, June 21, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

You'll enjoy reading Reginald H. Howe's
reflections on gold and his imminent
trip on GATA's behalf to Paris and the
Financial Times gold conference:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Are gold and GATA on the wrong side of history?


Newmont-Battle Mountain deal
is piece in consolidation puzzle

By David McKay and Keith Damsell
June 21, 2000

AngloGold, Barrick, and Newmont are tipped to
accelerate the consolidation of the world's gold
industry, according to analysts in South Africa, the UK
and North America. This follows the second gold merger
in ten days with Newmont Mining swallowing rival Battle

Reflections by Reg Howe


12:45a EDT Monday, June 19, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Think for a minute before you get all agitated by the
proposal, made last week at the conference of the
International Precious Metals Institute in
Williamsburg, Va., by an economist for the U.S. Federal
Reserve Board, Dale Henderson, that all central banks
should sell all their gold.

Some argue that Henderson would not have made such a

A reply to Ted Butler''s suggestions for GATA


By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
June 18, 2000

GATA and its friends owe deep thanks to our committee
member, Wayne Wagner of Maryland, who on GATA's behalf
just attended the International Precious Metal's
Institute conference in Williamsburg, Va.

Wayne also has been communicating with the Census
Bureau, Commerce Department, and other government
officials about the U.S. gold trade figures. Already he

Fed economist advocates selling all govt. gold


2:15p EDT Sunday, June 18, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sanders Research Associates, an economic analysis company
based in Ireland, has just published in its widely read Quarterly
Commentary an interview with GATA Chairman Bill Murphy about
the suppression of the price of gold. It's well-done and worth sharing
with the financial press and anyone interested in the markets. You
can read it at the GATA web site at:

What if central banks have dumped their gold already?


12:10a EDT Monday, June 19, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA gets many suggestions, and some were offered to
us publicly the other day by Ted Butler, who frequently
has written about the precious metals markets and
particularly about silver.

Butler's essay is posted at:


Interview with GATA Chairman Bill Murphy


Why Barrick has most to lose
from Gold Fields-Franco-Nevada merger

By Keith Damsell
June 14, 2000

The $3.7 billion merger of Franco-Nevada and Gold
Fields is expected to send a shock wave across Canada's
mining sector with a wide mix of players feeling the
impact of the deal.

"This changes the face of the industry," said one
Toronto analyst that's working on the merger. "There's

Gold Fields/Franco merger bad for Barrick


11a EDT Tuesday, June 13, 2000

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Below is the press release announcing the merger of
Gold Fields and Franco-Nevada. The people at these
companies believe in gold's historic purposes and
have been acting from that belief, and so I think
that this couldn't be better for the gold cause.

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

Gold Fields and Franco-Nevada to merge


Copyright 2000, www.LeMetropoleCafe.com
Not to be reproduced without permission

By Bill Murphy
June 11, 2000

Spot gold $286.50, up $2.80
Spot silver $5.03, down 2 cents


They could not look better! A spike up from $270+ spot
gold to $292. Then a run of several one-day small
pullbacks, with the 200 day moving average holding like

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