ECB’s Draghi Shines A Light On Next Summer

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 17, 2018 * Currencies trade sideways… * Who’s buying all those Treasuries being issued? Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, I had a nasty fall on Saturday night, in a restaurant, I took out a couple’s table, and ended up beaten […]

Going Down The Debt Collapse Rabbit Hole…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 13, 2018 * Currencies & metals rally on the day! * Wholesale Inflation falls in August? Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Another day on the “wonder drug”, and my foot feels soooooo much better this morning. Now it just feels […]

The Band’s Coming To Town, Man!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 12, 2018 * Currencies drift again but this time higher! * China releases their “official Gold Holdings”… Chuck calls B.S.! Good Day…. And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I guess this is becoming the norm, the later in the morning Pfennig, that is… I’m […]

Getting The Band Back Together!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 11, 2018 * Currencies drift again… * Gold gets off on a bad foot this morning (like me!) Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, this is our day of observance of our 2nd “day of infamy” in the history of […]

Going All In!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 10, 2018 * currencies and metals get sold on jobs data * RBI stays out of the intervention game… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! As I was heading to bed last night, I had a thought cross my mind, it was […]

Everywhere You Look, There’s Too Much Debt!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 6, 2018 * Currencies rally on Wednesday * Gold has a two day rally going! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! While I’m tired, I’m still feeling pretty good, given that it’s been over a week since I last took Chemo… […]

India’s RBI… Going For Gold!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 4, 2018 * Dollar rallies in the overnight trading! * Trade Talks heat up… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! WOW! What a great Holiday Weekend for yours truly! Not so much for my beloved Cardinals, but for me personally… WOW! […]

Canada Comes To The Trade Talks Table…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 30, 2018 * Currencies are in a tight trading range * A Day for Data here in the U.S… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m still dragging the line a bit, but… I already feel a bit more human being […]

Feeling Left Out Are We Canada?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 29, 2018 * Currencies see slippage on Tuesday * Increased contracts see Gold fall on the day… * sorry for the delayed transmission, we had technical difficulties! Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well… I was right about my oncologist “being a […]

Please Sign On The Dotted Line…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 28, 2018 * Currencies & metals continue to gain VS the dollar! * U.S. & Mexico reach a “tentative agreement”… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, I hit the proverbial wall yesterday, and all I could do was sleep the […]

When Doves Fly…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 27, 2018 * Powell sound dovish at Jackson Hole * Russia talks about retaliatory measures… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Whew! A whirlwind weekend of a little car traveling, and some time with friends.. Thanks to good friends, Lisa and Kevin […]

Is Currency Manipulation Next?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 22, 2018 * Currencies & metals have another day in the sun! * July data prints continue to underwhelm… Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Another win out in LA for my beloved Cardinals last night. Good stuff… There will not be […]

Hey! I Didn’t Hire Him!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 21, 2018 * Currencies & metals turnaround continues * Political turmoil in Australia… Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, how about that? My beloved Cardinals go to LA and win in the 9th inning VS the best closer in the […]

The Dollar Bugs Go Back To Their Wallboards!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 20, 2018 * Currencies & metals rally on Friday * MAERSK says U.S. economy will be hurt from Trade War! Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! What a way to turn the season around by my beloved Cardinals, coming home and playing […]

Gold Gets Whacked Again, Thanks To 382,000 Contracts!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 16, 2018 * U.S. Data Continues to not impress… * China & the U.S. meet on trade… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m ready for some Tub Thumpin’, I’ll tell you that! I received a call from good friend Dennis […]

Retail Sales Beat Expectations…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 15, 2018 * The dollar bugs are still dancing in the streets! * Russia prints a very strong IP report… Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I’m late, I’m late, to a very important date! I apologize for the tardiness of the […]

OK, Italy… You Had Better Cool Your Jets!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 14, 2018 * Gold gets whacked again! * Is Turkey the 90’s version of the That baht? Good day, and a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, I was just checking the scores from last night’s baseball games, and was pleasantly surprised to see […]

Once Again He’s Baaaccckkkk!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 13, 2018 * The dollar bugs continue to dance in the streets! * But the U.S. economic data is weakening… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! What a very nice vacation I just finished up having! Simply marvelous! Lots of fun, with […]

Has China Taken Control Of Gold?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 25, 2018 * Currencies can’t find a bid on Tuesday * Subsidies to offset tariffs?   Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I’m sure hoping that my time away from home for the next two weeks, is better for my sleep time! […]

Giving Traders Rope…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 24, 2018 * Currencies and metals give back most of their Friday gains * A check on Russian fundamentals on the docket today… Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! At this point, we’re going to have to hope for a turn-around […]