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Synonyms for gold rush

a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

a large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field

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The latter period is instructive because it provides two distinct subperiods of increased gold investment, interspersed by a sub-period of declining gold prices and slack gold investment demand-- namely, the gold boom of the 1970s brought on by inflationary volatility in fiat money, the Great Moderation in U.
So long as the central banks are sellers it is hard to see how a sustained gold boom can develop - short, perhaps of an all-out banking collapse in Japan, that could give us far gloomier things to ponder.
The search for the elusive precious yellow metal during the Michipicoten gold boom led to the unexpected discovery of iron ore in 1897, again opening up the mining operations in Wawa.
Settled partly due to the 1868 South Pass City gold boom, the town was at the forefront of the women's suffrage movement; local women encouraged territorial representative William H.
State statistics back up talk of another gold boom in Fairbanks.
The Geneva-based World Gold Council (WGC) sees a gold boom on the horizon, triggered by a drop in prices and expansion of the re-export markets.
The Casuto gold boom lasted until 1846 and then began to slow down.
Feature Plus and Gold Boom Feature Plus are Super Reelways games, which build upon this feature, offering an extra row of symbols that lead to more winning combinations, more jackpots, and more free games.
The setting is perfect for another gold boom cycle to kick in, perhaps pushing the yellow metal into a super cycle.
Tanaka Kikinzoku predicts the current gold boom could last a long time as the portfolio holdings of gold in Japan are still at a low level, below 0.
The last gold boom, in the '70s coincided with a ruinous explosion of the price of oil.
Dines is credited for having predicted the gold boom of the 1970s, the Internet boom of the 1990s and the current booms in raw materials, especially energy and uranium.
And investors who continue to sit on the sidelines during this gold boom will miss out on a massive amount of potential profits," argues the <em>Seeking Alpha </em>article.
ANNOUNCEMENTS by Chairman, Serafino Iacono of Bolivar Gold Corp, (who was involved in the first gold boom in Venezuela with Ian Telfer of Wheaton River Minerals) announces that its gold mine's annual gold production of 125,000 ounces will be at a cash cost of $146.