Kicking The Can Down The Road Again!

In This Issue. * Currencies are stronger this morning. * Commodity currencies rally!.. * ECB & Riksbank disappoint Chuck!. * Following up on Kondratieff. ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Happy Friday to one and all! I woke up, and my head didn’t […]

Traders Don’t Think Trump’s TRP Will Pass.

In This Issue. * Rupees and pounds rally. * kiwi is worst performer overnight!.. * Oil remains below $50. * What’s Fannie thinking? ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I finally got my bearings straight yesterday, and showed […]

The Return Of The Big Dog?.

In This Issue. * Euro and “euro-lites” rally. * Rubles continue to really.. * Oil remains below $50. * Ever heard of a Kondratieff Wave?. And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, we draw closer to the end of the […]

Same Mixed Bag-O-Currencies Today.

In This Issue. * Euro and “euro-lites” rally. * Rubles and real rally!. * Oil drops below $50. * US to put 20% Tariff on Canadian lumber. And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I’ve got to get this out […]

French Elections Send The Euro Soaring!

In This Issue. * Euro and “euro-lites” rally. * Rubles and real get sold. * Lots of GDP reports this week. * Oil barely hold on to $50. ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Marvelous Monday to you! It was a busy weekend, […]

Promises. Promises. Promises. Will The U.S. Tax Code Ever Get Changed?

Promises. Promises. Promises. Will The U.S. Tax Code Ever Get Changed? “If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street. If you try to sit, I’ll tax your seat. If you get too cold, I’ll tax the heat. If you take a walk, I’ll tax your feet.” The Beatles, “Taxman” […]

More Signs The U.S. Economy Is Weakening.

In This Issue. * Mixed bag-o-currencies today. * China to cut their RR? * A$ carves out gain. * Chuck goes bananas again! ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Happy Friday to one and all! Right from the get-go this morning, let’s do […]

The Price Of Oil Plummets!

In This Issue. * Dollar fights back. * N.Z CPI soars higher!. * Ruble leads Petrol Currencies down. * Chuck loses his cool!. ******** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Tum Thumpin’ Thursday to you! And right out of the starters blocks this morning […]

Gold Rallies In The Face Of Headwinds!

In This Issue. * Dollar is weaker today. * Gold rallies after 1 down day. * Dollar Index falls below 100 again. * How to pay off debt. ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I’m late again today, and […]

Spin Doctors At Work!

In This Issue. * A mixed bag-o-nuts day for currencies. * Gold backs off for a day. * Singapore’s NODX soars again!. * Chuck goes bananas on Debt! ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I’m late, I’m late! […]

Geopolitical Tensions Rule The Roost!

In This Issue. * Currencies drift, but yen rallies!. * Gold trades to psychological level. * China prints two strong economic reports!. * U.S. economy is weakening! ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Marvelous Monday to you! Whew! What a Weekend! I’m worn […]

How Geopolitical Risks Could Boost Gold

On April 4, 2017, hundreds of people flooded the local Syrian hospital – from the patients’ rooms to the operating rooms and the corridors. Some were dead on arrival, the result of asphyxiation. Others presented symptoms like pale skin, sweating, narrow or pin-eye pupils, and difficulty breathing…all symptoms of a […]

A Short-N-Sweet Friday!

In This Issue. * Currencies drift, but yen rallies!. * Gold remains well bid. * CFTC adds two new regulators. * Chuck wishes it was Saturday! ******************* And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Happy Friday to one and all! It was a late night […]

Trump Says The Dollar Is Too Strong!

In This Issue. * Trump comments deep six the dollar. * Gold has another strong day! * Brazil cuts rates 100 Basis Points! * Aussie labor report continues to be strong! ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well, […]

Gold Soars On The Uncertainty Card!

In This Issue. * Dollar holds the conn VS most currencies. * Gold & Oil carve out their own gains * BOC meets today. * Are rupees ready for a pause? ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day. And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, I […]

Looking on the bright side of life.

In This Issue. * Looking on the bright side of life. * Yellen worries about Fed independence. * Steady UK inflation leaves sterling flat. * Precious metals give back their gains… And Now, Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good morning. Frank will get things rolling again this morning, so […]

Dollar steadies and gold moves higher.

In This Issue. * Dollar steadies after volatile day. * Investors reactions to Friday’s events. * Emerging markets take one on the chin. * Gold hits a five month high… And Now, Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good morning. Chuck let us know he is going to be ‘offline’ […]

Trade And Debt And Borrowing…

It feels like we are about to slide into the great trade debate on the national stage. An often-stated objective of the new administration has been to alter the global trading landscape. A study commission on the trade deficit has been requested, and proposals for tariffs, import restrictions, and other […]

Missile strikes in Syria have investors worried.

In This Issue. * Missile strikes in Syria. * Waiting on the March job numbers. * Dollar steady after mixed messages. * Gold gets a boost… And Now, Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good morning. Investors were all set up to watch the March job numbers which were released […]

FOMC minutes turn the markets around.

In This Issue. * FOMC minutes reverse the markets. * Infrastructure spending. * Pound sterling moves higher on data. * Precious metals stuck in a range… And Now, Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good morning. I’m back in St. Louis this morning, and want to get today’s Pfennig started […]