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Morning JAVA: We Need A Good Laugh Now And Then!

6 May 2024 2 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

My brother Yves and I, we're definitely both chips from the same block. One thing we have in common is that we love browsing through thrift stores and antique shops, always hoping to find treasure. More often than not, we leave empty handed but ever...

Morning JAVA: FED Holds Rates, Eases Quantitative Tightening

2 May 2024 3 minute read 3 comments SweptOverNiagara

After being away for a couple of weeks travelling to the east coast, I finally have a bit of time for another Morning JAVA post. Yesterday, the Federal Reserve concluded yet another FOMC meeting and to no one's surprise, the FED held bench mark rate...

Morning JAVA: Bitcoin Halving Set To Occur Late Friday

18 Apr 2024 3 minute read 7 comments SweptOverNiagara

Like most Bitcoin enthusiasts, I've been keeping tabs on when the next Bitcoin halving will occur. The history of Bitcoin suggests big moves as was seen in the previous halving. Remember in late 2019 when Bitcoin shot up to almost $20,000, then cont...

Morning JAVA: Gold Hits Record $2,400 / Silver At $29!

12 Apr 2024 3 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

Boy, I'm almost afraid to blink because if I do, I'll miss seeing gold hit yet another record intraday high. As I write, gold is skirting the $2,400 mark. Just in the last 2 months or so, gold has shot up about $400 per ounce and it certainly appear...

Morning JAVA: Are University Degrees Worth It?

5 Apr 2024 5 minute read 5 comments SweptOverNiagara

I know a few people that went to University and got a degree. Most went on to become successful at their careers because they were wise to choose a field that would literally guarantee employment, such as a doctor or accountant. Unfortunately, there...

Morning JAVA: Gold Skyrockets But Look At Oil Too!

2 Apr 2024 3 minute read 5 comments SweptOverNiagara

Gold hit a record high just above $2,200 last Thursday to cap a record smashing first quarter along with multiple record intraday, daily, weekly, and monthly highs for 18 total broken records that I can count. Yesterday, just as the clock struck mid...

Gold Closes Quarter, Month, Week, Day At Record High

31 Mar 2024 3 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

Gold's Record Quarter! Since March 1, gold has smashed through no less than 18 records including intraday, daily, weekly and monthly close. With Thursday's record close above $2,233 before the markets closed for the Easter holiday, gold breached no...

Morning JAVA: Port Of Baltimore Bridge Collapse Just The Beginning

27 Mar 2024 5 minute read 2 comments SweptOverNiagara

The Port Of Baltimore This port is located in Maryland on the northwest shores of Chesapeake Bay and is the USA's largest facility that is equipped to handle specialized cargo such as roll on / roll off, container and passenger ships as well as bulk...

Morning JAVA: Cocoa Futures Hit Record $10K Per Ton

26 Mar 2024 4 minute read 5 comments SweptOverNiagara

Brace For Costlier Chocolate Bars I first reported on February 6 that cocoa prices surged more than $1K since the start of the year. A year prior, prices hovered near $2.55K per ton. When I published that article, prices had surged to $5,189, doubli...

Morning JAVA: Gold, Nasdaq, S&P 500 Hit Fresh New Highs

22 Mar 2024 5 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

Gold Blasts Above $2,200 For First Time On March 1, gold began a rally starting with a fresh new weekly record close. On the following Monday, gold continued to rally, setting a new record with a new record high daily close. The following day and ev...