He’s Baaaaaaacccckkkk!

And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, here I am in my new home for writing… I can’t begin to tell you dear reader, just how much I appreciate the opportunity to continue to write the Pfennig. And the people that are responsible for me being able to continue are […]

Moving on . . .

Long ago, and oh so far away, I fell in love with you, before I wrote the second Pfennig… You dear reader, you have kept me going through good times and bad, sickness and health, and all my whining. I couldn’t have done it without you… The last 10 years […]

Chuck Says, “I Told You So”!

* U.K. ends up with a Hung Parliament!.. * Brexit negotiations should get tough now! * A flight to Swiss francs takes place! * Gold loses $9.20 and Chuck asks, why? ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Happy Friday to one and all! […]

A Failure To Communicate!

Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I have a different outlook on things today… I don’t want to work, I want to bang on the drum all day! Yes, I’m in one of those moods this morning. Kathy is already at the PBI airport, and will be […]

It’s All About The Triple-Witching Thursday!

* Bias to sell dollars exists.. * But trading ranges are tight. * Australia’s 1st QTR GDP beats expectations!. * Gold is knocking on $1,300’s door! ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! The 13-run pools around the country were […]

U.S. Data Continues To Disappoint!

* Dollar stabilizes for now.. * Japanese yen rallies! * RBA gives balanced statement. * Chuck proves his point! ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Boy, am I about to throw the towel in on my beloved Cardinals’ […]

Jobs Report Disappoints, Once Again!

Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! You know, I liked last week, when I was still sleeping at this time on Monday morning, due to the holiday! What an awful display of baseball by my beloved Cardinals in the worst possible place, Chicago, this past weekend… UGH! I […]

Diversification At Market Peaks…

Recently, I sent an article written by Bill Bonner to a friend in the investment management business. First off, I love the mechanics of how Bill writes – seamlessly winding story and commentary together. Elegance in execution comes in many forms. Perhaps you prefer watching the standout quarterback pick out […]

Will The Demand For Gold Soar?

Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! As of right now, I’m in no mood to do any Tub Thumpin’, but I sure hope that changes, given tonight’s activities! Yes, tonight I get to “go out”! And I get to “go out” solo! So, like I said, I […]

No Diss, And An Upbeat FMSR Sends Kiwi Higher!

Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Whew! I had a much better night of sleep last night! I still don’t know what the problem was on Monday night, but I certainly was glad it did not return last night! Not much going on in the currencies or metals […]

A Shortened Week Chock-Full-O-Data!

Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I hope your Memorial Day Holiday weekend was grand… I have to tell you straight up, I did not cook, smoke or grill anything this past weekend. Probably the first time in my adult life that I didn’t light up a […]

Sunday Pfennig Taking Off Memorial Day Weekend

To Our Loyal Readers of the Daily Pfennig® Newsletter, In observance of the Memorial Day weekend, we won’t be bringing our readers this week’s Sunday edition of the Daily Pfennig® newsletter. We hope you and your family will have a fun and safe weekend, while remembering those who made the […]

Let’s All Head To The Hamptons Too!

Good day… And a Happy Friday to one and all! The infusion confusion fog dissipated for the most part yesterday as the day went along, but still lingers a tiny bit this morning. The heart doctor visit was good. He was very pleased with the weight I’ve lost since seeing […]

More Signs The Dollar Is Weakening…

Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m going to leave the Tub Thumpin’ to you today, as I’m having infusion confusion this morning. Hopefully by noon, it wears off, but right now, my head feels like it weighs 50 lbs. and is full of fog… But that […]

Oil Price Rises Past $51!

Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I was invited to dinner last night to celebrate Braden Charles Butler’s birthday, and of course I accepted! He wore a shirt that had in big letters: Birth Day Dude! And that bowl of vanilla ice cream he had along with his […]

The Beginning Of The End?

Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! And right out of the starting gate today, I want to say Happy Birthday to my grandson, Braden Charles Butler, who turns 6 today! My Sorry playing buddy, is 6 and you should see him swim! His dad was an All-State […]

The Big Dog Gets Off The Porch!

In This Issue. * Currencies & metals rally. * BOC meets this week. * Oil price continues to recover . * All by myself. again! ************************* And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Marvelous Monday to you! OMG! What a beauty of a day yesterday. […]

Currency of the Month: Driving Value For The Indian Rupee

Driving Value For The Indian RupeeThe Indian rupee has been on somewhat of a tear since November 2016, reversing at least some of the weakness experienced in the currency relative to the U.S. dollar over the past three years (Figure #1). Yet, unlike every other news story out these days, […]

Well, That Didn’t Take Long…

Good day… And a Happy Friday to one and all! It’s a stormy Friday morning for us here in St. Louis. I could hear the rumbling thunder when I first woke up this morning, and now the lightening and very loud rain has knocked out our internet / wireless system […]

Gold Is The Star Performer On Wednesday!

Good day… And a Tum Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I don’t know if I’ll be able to participate in the Tub Thumpin’ today, but I hope you pick up any slack that I leave, and have a Great Day! Boy was it ever windy yesterday here! Usually we see that […]