FOMC’s Minutes Roils The Markets

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 22, 2018 * Fed minutes are the same-o, same-0 to Chuck! * Another blow to Carney’s rate hike promises… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I have an early date with the Honda Service garage this morning to […]

Lola Moves The Markets Again!

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 21, 2018 * The Treasury’s Auction Meets Higher Yields! * Russia continues to add HUGE amounts of Gold! Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! What an awful night for the sports teams that I follow… First off, the USA […]

There’s A New Foul Smell In The Air

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 20, 2018 * Switching from euros to yen? Really? * Gold gets whacked again Good day and a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! If you were lucky enough to be able to celebrate a 3-day Holiday weekend, good for you! I […]

A Return To Fundamentals? Don’t Kid With Me!

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 15, 2018 * Gold soars on rising inflation data * Rising Debt levels become a concern… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! WOW! What a day yesterday, not only for the weather here in S. Florida, but also […]

What Was I Thinking, Forgetting Shrove Tuesday?

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 14, 2018 * Just keep digging that debt hole deeper folks… * Some Currencies fly under the radar… Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Happy Valentines Day, and for those of you who are Catholic, Happy Ash Wednesday. This […]

Pick Your Poison….

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 13, 2018 * Gold gets back on the rally tracks! * The President has his own spending palooza plan! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! A better day yesterday, night and morning today for yours truly, so here […]

I’ll Take What’s Behind Door #…..

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 12, 2018 * U.S. Decides to dig their debt hole deeper! * The Fed is having deep discussions right now… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you… Well, for all of you with inquiring minds that wondered what my triumvirate […]

When Is A Trade Surplus A Bad Thing?

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 8, 2018 * Another wild ride in the assets yesterday… * BOE meeting this morning, nothing expected… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Would Mother Nature, please slow down the wind? Another breezy day yesterday, but we found […]

A Turnaround Tuesday?

February 7, 2018 * PPT and James Bullard to the rescue! * Manipulated markets are everywhere! Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, my fears of having “one of those days” yesterday didn’t come to fruition, and I spent most of the afternoon our on our public deck […]

What Happened? Was It A Correction Or A Snowflake?

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 6, 2018 * Safe Haven are spared from the selling… * Short Gold paper trades appear to be absent yesterday! Good Day… And a Tom terrific Tuesday to you! It’s one of those days… It all began yesterday afternoon, I felt […]

Chuck Talks Debt…

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 5, 2018 * An Engineered takedown of Silver on Friday… * The PPT stops the dollar’s slide… for now! Good Day… and a Marvelous Monday to you… I didn’t have the best of weekends, but Sunday made a turn for the […]

Once Again It’s A Jobs Jamboree Friday!

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 2, 2018 * Ruble continues to get more attention! * Could the A$ Bears be right? Good Day… And a Happy Friday to one and all! It’s Groundhog Day! I know that on the East side of the country, they are very […]

The Fed’s Inflation Warning Surprises The Media?

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… February 1, 2018 * Currencies founder on Wednesday… * But Chuck thinks it will be short-lived.. Good Day… And Welcome to February, a good month in my book now that I spend in South Florida… We have a holiday weekend, Valentine’s Day, […]

Oops, Did I Say That Out Loud?

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… January 31, 2018 * Currencies continue their rebound * Kiwi is best performer overnight! Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, I went to the dermatologist yesterday about this reaction on the left side of my face that has my […]

Who’s Going To Buy All Those Treasuries?

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… January 30, 2018 * Currencies go on a Roller Coaster ride! * Fed’s FOMC begins two day meeting today Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I’m feeling much better, although I don’t look like it… The tumor in my jaw […]

A Real, You Know What, Contest By World Leaders

January 29, 2018 * Dollar books 7th Week of losses! * But fights back in the overnight markets… Good Day…. And a Marvelous Monday to you! I’ve had a setback after my infusion on Friday, and for the most part, I’ve lived like a hermit all bunkered down with the […]

Mnuchin Disses The Dollar!

January 25, 2018 * A Two day thumping of the dollar! * Gold’s momentum is something to see! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you ! It certainly is a Tub Thumpin’ Day for the currencies and metals, as they attempt to add to their gains yesterday. More […]

All This Reminds Chuck Of 2002

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts  January 24, 2018 * Currencies take dollar to the woodshed! * And metals keep the door to the woodshed shut! Good Day… Another restless night for yours truly… I tried not taking a nap yesterday, but that didn’t help things. UGH! Another beautiful day […]

The U.S. Government Shutdown Ends!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts January 23, 2018 * Kicking the can down the road… again! * Revisiting 2004, and 2005… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I’m just so-so this morning, as I had a rough night of trying to sleep more than 2 […]

The U.S. Gov’t Is Shutdown!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts January 22, 2018 * Gold can’t take advantage of Gov’t shutdown! * ECB & BOJ meet this week Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, winter is over here, thank goodness, and we can get back to warmer days with sun […]