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Central Bank Gold Buying Spree Not Slowing Down

8 Sep 2023 4 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

It's not a secret anymore that central banks around the world (except Canada's) have been on a roll for the last couple of years buying up huge amounts of gold. Reports are coming in that the gold buying spree has continued unabated through summer. I...

Bank of Canada Holds Steady at 5%

6 Sep 2023 3 minute read 2 comments SweptOverNiagara

I'm seeing a flurry of articles popping up that the BoC is holding rates at 5% after their latest policy meeting which was a widely expected move. Kitco News reports that gold has moved very little after the announcement and stated that the slowing e...

Why Can't We All Just Get Along?

5 Sep 2023 2 minute read 4 comments SweptOverNiagara

Over the Labor Day long weekend, I went for a two day trip to Blue Mountain Resorts in Collingwood, Ontario. The area is well known for its great ski slopes during the winter season but is also a favorite summer destination for its many shops, restau...

When You Witness A Robbery In Progress

18 Aug 2023 4 minute read 1 comment SweptOverNiagara

A couple of days ago, I drove to my local Home Depot to buy some two by fours and wood screws to repair some fencing in my yard. First, I looked around to make sure they had what I was looking for and to check on the price of lumber these days. In th...

Oil Priced In Gold Remarkably Stable Over Last 70 Years

11 Aug 2023 3 minute read 3 comments SweptOverNiagara

I read Alisdair MacLeod's latest post this morning on KingWorldNews and he makes yet another interesting case for gold, not against dollars or any other currency but against oil, particularly WTI or West Texas Intermediate. Macleod is well known for...

Thief Decides To Rob Wrong Store...

4 Aug 2023 2 minute read 3 comments SweptOverNiagara

In the last few months, I've read articles of people getting fired for trying to stop thieves from walking out without paying. Most often, these stories originate in California. I wonder why??? Thieves have brazenly stolen bags full of items, literal...

Is A Brand New Gold Backed BRICS+ Currency In The Works?

2 Aug 2023 5 minute read 3 comments SweptOverNiagara

While most people are distracted by mainstream news (or cool video games), a new development is brewing in the financial world that will most probably impact our lives, one way or another and could come as soon as within three weeks, later this month...

Tucker, Hunter and Missing Subs - Great Timing

21 Jun 2023 3 minute read 2 comments SweptOverNiagara

By now, the mainstream media has made sure their followers are biting their nails over this missing 5 person submersible that's gone AWOL a few days ago about half way into a descent to tour the wreckage of Titanic which is about 3,800 meters or 12,5...

Spent Money Is Not Saved Money

20 Jun 2023 4 minute read 5 comments SweptOverNiagara

On Sunday, I got an email from Costco titled, '1Day Only - Spend and Save Event'. Maybe you got the same email? The title though, threw me off a bit because it got me thinking how on Earth can I save any money if I spent it on something, anything. I...

$32 Trillion And Counting...

19 Jun 2023 3 minute read 5 comments SweptOverNiagara

I got word on the weekend that the U.S. national debt has just surpassed $32T.  For a few months, the markets were on edge because the debt limit had been reached and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen repeatedly reminded Congress to raise the debt ceil...