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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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Gold bugs, often accused of sensationalism, are finding their passion is becoming mainstream.
Joseph's critique does overlap with the arguments offered by gold bugs, and if you download the study guide he offers online you'll find them among the rainbow coalition of sources that he cites: libertarians, leftists, Birchers, even a cameo by Lyndon LaRouche.
But gold bugs are right to worry about whether the government will honor its commitments under more extreme circumstances.
ABX) and are also seeing significant selling pressure, sliding by at least 3 percent, further contributing to the drop by the gold bugs index.
DURING THE SECULAR BULL market in the US and similar bull markets in other developed nations jibe major exception being Japan/, bears and gold bugs were an endangered species, as were value investors.
Cynics might say the world situation assures that gold bugs will continue to buy gold as a hedge against political upheaval.
The dividend yields for the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and NYSE Arca Gold Bugs Index (HUI) were 3.
Interestingly, the NYSE Arca Gold Bugs Index is back above where it started the European Summit.
Ahead of the FOMC meeting, gold bugs will watch for signs of more quantitative easing or an extension of Operation Twist when it ends this month," said Lynette Tan, an analyst with Phillip Futures in Singapore.
The key index of big gold-mining companies, the NYSE ARCA Gold Bugs Index shot up 6.
The fact that John Maynard Keynes, the intellectual grandfather of "quantitative easing", described the yellow metal as a "barbarous relic" merely burnishes its attraction Even without a hyper-inflationary cataclysm, the gold bugs could arguably come into their own.