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July 1, 2000

Dow Jones Industrial Index. Weekly close. Last = 10405 (28-06-2000)

There is symbolism both in American politics and economics. In neither case, is the symbolism positive. First, the spiritual and political symbolism of the Elian Gonzales case.

June 30, 2000

A "selling wave" . . . in the wake of a rate-change "pass", was the expectation here late night as you know, although the way it began left one wondering for awhile if it really was going to occur.

June 27, 2000

The transition from 1999 to the Year 2000 was a smooth one. Contrary to the calamitous expectations and dire forecasts of Y2K "scare-mongers," the lights stayed on and the world didn't screech to a halt.

June 26, 2000

Spot Gold $283, down $2.40

Spot Silver $4.94, down 2 cents

June 23, 2000

Through thick and thin . .

June 21, 2000


All of us are accustomed to growth; it is difficult to imagine that growth is a transitory phenomenon.

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.

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