Negotiators Take Another Run At A Stimulus Package…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts Rocktober 22, 2020 * Currencies & metals rally on Wednesday * But get sold on Thursday… UGH!  Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Yesterday was another gray and gloomy day here, and Tuesday night it rained like dickens! At one point in […]

The Stimulus Deadline Comes & Goes…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts October 21, 2020 * Currencies & metals are rallying this morning…  * The Bond Boys don’t like the no stimulus decision…  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, my former colleague at Mark Twain Bank had to point out something to me yesterday… I […]

Powell Talks About A Digital Currency For Us!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   Rocktober 20, 2020   * Currencies and metals have a “meh day” * It’s not time, yet, for Chuck to gloat…    Good Day… And a Tom Terrific and Manfred the Wonder Dog Day to you! Well, I voted yesterday… I usually vote absentee, […]

The IMF Call For… A New Bretton Woods!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts October 19, 2020 * Friday was a down day, today looks good though * Weekly Jobless Claims rise again last week!  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you… It’s a rainy Monday here, here and usually, rainy days and Mondays always get me down, […]

Guess What A Spider Whispered To Chuck?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts Rocktober 15, 2020 * Gold & Silver rally on Wed. but are soft this morning * Dollar bugs have confidence that could be short term?  Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! All’s well with my heart and the pacemaker, according to the […]

Traders Finally Pick A Lane, But They Pick The Wrong One!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   October 14, 2020   * Currencies, metals, Oil, stocks all get sold yesterday * If inflation rises, how does a Central Bank Combat that?    Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! We’re in our second day of warmer than usual weather today, and […]

Tired Of Up One Day, Down The Next?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   Rocktober 13, 2020   * Yesterday was a down day for the currencies & metals * China puts the kyboshes on further renminbi appreciation, for now…    Good day, and a Tom Terrific and Manfred the Wonder Dog day to you! Looky there, I […]

So, Is The Stimulus On, Or Off?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   October 8, 2020   * Currencies & metals rally on Friday…  * With Friday being an up day, today must be a down day, eh?    Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! What a weekend! First, my beloved Missouri Tigers beat LSU […]

No Soup, I Mean Stimulus For You!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts Rocktober 7, 2020 * The up one day down the next trend continues…  * Chuck goes through his thoughts on the Credit Markets…  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I said yesterday that an “Indian Summer” would be very welcome here in the […]

What Are The Bond Boys Telling Us?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   October 6, 2020   * Currencies & metals both rally on Monday * Big Ben Bernanke & Paul Krugman explain GDP…    Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I had a reader last week request that I include Tom Terrific’s dog, […]

Do We Really Need The CFTC?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   Rocktober 5, 2020   * Back & forth, up then down trading continues * Oil slides downward again…    Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, it was a bad weekend, sports wise, for me this past weekend, as both my beloved […]

2 More Felony Counts For Price Manipulation For JPMorgan…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 30, 2020 * Currencies & metals give back gains overnight…  * Chuck asks, why do people keep getting more stupid?  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, did you watch the debate last night? I didn’t because after cooking for 2 hours, […]

The Dollar Bugs Retreat Further….

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 29, 2020   * The overnight markets sell dollars!  * What up with the weakness?   Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, I tried something new for today… I got an instacart app, ordered our groceries and today I go […]

Is Powell Playing A Game Of Chicken With Congress?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 28, 2020   * the dollar bugs backed off late last week…  * Gold & Silver… up, down, and up…    Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, my beloved Cardinals kind of stumbled, and fumbled its way into the playoffs […]

The Siege On Currencies & Metals Continues!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 24, 2020   * Currencies & metals can’t stop the bleeding…  * JPMorgan to pay a hefty fine for manipulating metals…    Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well, yesterday was a day to be forgotten as far as I’m […]

Chuck Needs: SERENITY NOW!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 23, 2020   * the dollar bugs continue to dance in the streets…  * Gold has been brought down below $1,900 this morning…    Good Day… And Wonderful Wednesday! Not so wonderful yesterday for all asset classes, but I don’t want to talk […]

Gold & Silver Get Taken Off At The Knees…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 22, 2020   * Currencies, metals, Oil and stocks all get sold…  * Does Kaplan “get it”?    Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Another Chamber of Commerce day here in the Midwest yesterday… I had a lot of things […]

Overnight Markets Buy Dollars?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 21, 2020 * Currencies & metals rally on Friday…  * But give back gains in the overnight markets last night…  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! What an absolute beauty of a weekend, weather-wise these past few days… The harsh hot weather that […]

Let Them Party Now, The Hangover Is Going To Be A….

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 17, 2020 * the dollar bugs are back in control…  * Chuck says these are really Things that make you go hmmm….  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well, once again the old pro, Adam Wainwright, went the distance and the Cardinals […]

It’s A FOMC Day!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 16, 2020   * Currencies and metals lose their early morning gains * The overnight markets keep selling dollars…    Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Man! Was that ever a nasty, ugly game last night for my beloved Cardinals… They […]