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June 19, 2000

Oil producers normally find it in their best interest to add steadily to productive capacity. Gradual addition of capacity year after year keeps oil supply in rough equilibrium with demand as the global economy grows.

June 17, 2000

June 16, 2000

The best recent sectors . .

The U.S. has had almost two decades of low inflation and relatively low interest rates, which have had a predictable impact on the stock and bond markets.

June 15, 2000

When I made bold to suggest, on various occasions in the past, that it was remarkable, if not unconscionable, that the word "dollar" was without definition, I was met with a firestorm of indifference, except for a few thoughtful readers who felt that my objecti

June 12, 2000

Gold bulls have been thwarted again!

An extensive $20 short covering rally by commodity funds and market participants failed to drive the price decisively through a critical resistance of $295 an ounce.

In what has turned out to be an intriguing week for gold, interest continues to grow in several of the major South African gold mining companies.

June 11, 2000

Although I have never been part of the organization, I've watched the founding and development of GATA (the Gold-Anti Trust Action Committee) with great interest and hope.

June 9, 2000

"Breaking up is not so hard to do" .

Deutsche Bank, along with some help from Goldman Sachs, bashed gold early today, taking it down almost $6, but the funds came in as buyers, taking it back up late in the day. August gold finished at $290, down only $1.80.

June 7, 2000

June 6, 2000

$9 Gold Move and Internet Release of

"Gold Derivative Banking Crisis" report:

Just a Coincidence? Maybe Not

Spot Gold $281.40, up $8.90

Spot Silver $4.99, up 9 cents

In the September 8, 1999 issue of our newsletter we interviewed Bill Murphy. Bill believed as do we, that Central Banks in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury have been intervening to keep the price of gold low.

June 5, 2000

June 1, 2000

Languishing action . .

May 31, 2000

The huge jump in the gold derivatives of Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Bank in the last half of 1999 invites all sorts of speculation, particularly when coupled with similar increases at Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. and Citibank.

May 29, 2000

Gold futures bottomed Friday, May 26th on the Comex - and should begin rallying into June.

May 27, 2000

Among the factors depressing the gold price in recent years, forward selling and other hedging activities have been prominent. Producer hedging has added as much as two years' of future production since year end 1996 to normal mine supply.

On May 24, the Silver Institute issued a press release, highlighting the particulars of its World Silver Survey 2000, created for them by Gold Fields Mineral Services (GFMS).

May 24, 2000

So it was recognized -almost immediately after the 1929 Crash- that much of the economic hype and Wall Street exuberance had been unjustified. Yes, the economy had seen almost a decade of inflation-free growth.

May 22, 2000

The herd must be getting nervous. Peter Jennings on ABC's Evening News has told us about the collapse of both and the Digital Entertainment Network on the same day. Looks like all the NASDAQ doomers weren't so loony after all.

The relentless erosion of Europe's new currency is deeply troubling -- the more so because no one seems to understand what is causing the decline, much less why it is all but guaranteed to continue until the euro goes bust.

May 21, 2000

It's fitting that I write this essay on the twentieth anniversary of the Mt. Saint Helen's Volcano. To truly understand raw power there's nothing quite like observing an exploding volcano from a safe distance.

May 19, 2000

When gold mines are the subject of a conversation, there is often an attempt to group similar mines together. Perhaps the criteria are large mines versus smaller mines, or else North American mines in comparison to South African and to Australian mines.

May 18, 2000

A moderately negative Wednesday . . . was the expectation all week, particularly as we got the desired rallying ahead of the FOMC meeting, and during the Retail, PPI and CPI numbers as we desired.

Crude oil prices climbed the Matterhorn recently -- first with a spike to $25 in late September, then with a precipitous drop to around $20 two weeks later.

For a many years now, investors in silver and silver mining companies have been waiting for an explosion in the price of the metal that was to be triggered by the growing supply-demand deficit and the gradual elimination of silver inventories.

May 17, 2000

There is so much talk of "our current strong economy" that one might be tempted to believe it.

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