gold bug

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gold bug

leads to finding of Captain Kidd’s buried treasure. [Am. Lit.: Poe “The Gold Bug”]
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The goldbug larvae, which hatch in late May, look like grubs covered with branching spines.
Drowned out by the goldbug voices calling for the resumption of the gold standard, advisors urging investment in gold, and all of the media hype over gold's record-breaking prices, the historical context of gold's role in economic crisis has been stripped from public discourse.
On the republican strains in anti-monopolism, see Gretchen Ritter, Goldbugs and Greenbacks: The Antimonopoly Tradition and the Politics of Finance in America, 1865-1896 (Cambridge, 1997), 3-7.
Are Eckes and Buchanan prepared to smear all goldbugs and abolitionists as incipient Marxists too?
These seeds of discontent foreshadowed the division between goldbugs and silverites and the Populist fusion with the Democrats in 1896 on a free-silver ticket headed by William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska.
The report, titled "Return of the Goldbugs," identifies conditions contributing to gold's rise, anoints GATA Chairman Bill Murphy "king of the goldbugs," and lays out in some detail GATA's contention that the gold price is being suppressed by collusion between central banks and financial institutions.
Precious metal mining ETFs have been ideal shorts in the past three years as Wall Street was splattered with the blood of battered goldbugs.