Yesterday, Was A Turn Down Day…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 19, 2019 * currencies fail to add to gains from Friday * I guess now, All Central Banks are turning dovish? Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! The Cyrkle sang it best all those years ago, when they sang… It’s a […]

It’s A FOMC Week… What Will It Bring?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 18, 2019 * Currencies & Metals begin to climb VS the dollar… * BREXIT continues to be in the news… UGH! Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! What a nice weekend here, with rain forecast for us, but it held off for […]

Chuck Smells A Rat….

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 14, 2019 * Currencies & metals see Wednesday’s gains wiped out * China slows down, as Trade War bears weight on their economy… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! A very restful day yesterday, as I did a lot of reading, […]

British Parliament Says No To May’s BREXIT Deal…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 13, 2019 * Currencies, for the most part see some small gains on Tuesday * Gold closes above $1,300, is this the long awaited breakout to the upside? Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, I finally recovered from my battle with […]

Will The New BREXIT Deal Get Passed?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 12, 2019 * Dollar bugs still hold a spell over the currencies & metals * Fed Atlanta spills the beans on an economic slowdown forecast… Good day, and a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, something happened to me yesterday that had never happened […]

Really, Jerome?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 11, 2019 * The dollar rallies despite an awful jobs report! * Gold is topped at the $1,300 border… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well… here we go again… The U.S. Jobs report on Friday was horribly weak, but the dollar […]

Pardon Me Mr. Kaplan, But Didn’t The Fed Cause This Problem?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 7, 2019 * Despite tariffs, The Trade Deficit explodes higher! * Currencies and metals trade in very tight ranges on Wednesday… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well, it looks as though we will get to have spring-like weather another day […]

BIS Issues A Warning On U.S. Corporate Debt…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 6, 2019 * U.S. ISM jumps higher and the dollar bugs celebrate… * U.S. Budget Deficit sees reductions in receipts… uh-oh! Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Spring has come to S. Florida, as the temps have dipped and will only be […]

U.S. Economic Data Continues To Disappoint…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 5, 2019 * Currencies and metals get sold again on Monday * Eurozone Retail Sales beat expectations! Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, day one back in the saddle didn’t have too much excitement for me… I did received quite […]

FOMC Meeting Minutes Show Fed Heads Turning Dovish…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 21, 2019 * Currencies can’t find a bid on Wednesday… * Palladium sees major profit taking… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! What a beautiful moon last night on the ocean! WOW! I sat out there in amazement at the beauty […]

Palladium Soars Past 51,500….

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 20, 2019 * Currencies trade stronger on Tuesday VS the dollar * Gold has a good day, but gets outshone by Palladium… Good Day… and a Wonderful Wednesday to you… We have an early morning appoint with a lawyer this morning to close on […]

What About The $22 Trillion Deficit National Emergency?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 19, 2019 * December Retail Sales print negative… * Currencies rally on the bad data in the U.S. … Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! What a great weekend here in S. Florida, weather-wise, and perfect for a 4 day weekend […]

U.S. National Debt Exceeds $22 Trillion..

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 14, 2019 * Currencies get sold on Wednesday…  * Gold can’t find a bid, but Palladium keeps going higher…  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! And Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you in love with someone! Oh, why limit that, […]

Currencies Get Up Off The Mat, And Fight Back!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 13, 2019 * Trade talks at an impasse… again! * RBNZ & Riksbank don’t follow the Fed’s script… Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Another beautiful day here yesterday, saw me outside reading a new (for me) Jack Reacher book… Harry Bosch, […]

Tentative Deal To Avert Gov’t Shutdown Is On The Table…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 12, 2019 * The dollar climbs to a two-month high… * Pitchers & Catchers report today! Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Another day on steroids and I’m almost out of the woods with regards to pain in my left elbow […]

Can We Avert Another Gov’t Shutdown?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 11, 2019 * Dollar continues to hammer the currencies… * Will Gold’s Maginot line of $1,350 be taken out soon? Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! I can tell you right now that I’m looking forward to this coming weekend, when it’ll […]

If Currency Strategists Say Dollar Is Doomed, Why are They Buying Dollars Now?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 7, 2019 * Dollar buying continues * Chuck sees a Global Recession on the horizon… Good Day… and a tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I doubt I’ll do any Tub Thumpin’ today, as I’m still under the weather, and not sleeping much. But one […]

Is A New Trade Agreement With China The Rabbit In The Hat?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts * Currency rally falls flat, and dollar gets bought * Largest Pension Fund loses boatloads of money… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! The day after the Super Bowl had people walking around like zombies, after staying up to watch that boring […]

Currency Rally Gets Stopped At The Gate!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts February 4, 2019 * BLS says 304,000 jobs created in Jan. Chuck says hogwash! * Eurozone PPI weakens… What will the ECB do? Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! The rain finally gave way to sunshine yesterday, and it brought everyone outside to […]

Powell Ties The Dollar To The RR Tracks!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts January 31, 2019 * Currencies rally along with Gold & Silver! * Chuck does lots of explainin’! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Once again, in my new found better health, I’ll be doing some Tub Thumpin’ myself this afternoon… I hope […]