Chuck Butler’s: What’s Draghi Have Up His Sleeve Today?

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts                              July 20, 2017 * Euro traders get cold feet… * But they’ll be back! * Gold down, Oil up…   Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! It’s an […]

Chuck Butler’s: What Lola Wants, She Surely Gets!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts                          July 19, 2017  * Currencies await ECB tomorrow… * Krone outperforms other Petrol Currencies * Chuck goes crazy in the FWIW section! Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! How are […]

Chuck Butler’s Are You Ready For “This”?

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts                          July 18, 2017 * Dollar gets sold like… * The strong dollar trend… * Is over…  are you ready? Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Are you ready for […]

Strong Chinese Data Gives Currencies A Boost!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts                          July 17, 2017 * Another day of weak U.S. data! * Gold gains $11.10! * Jamie Dimon tells us his thoughts! Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Another grand weekend […]

Today’s The Day… Are You Ready?

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts                      July 14, 2017 A Big Day for data here in the U.S. Gold gives back Wednesday’s gains…  What the heck is Denmark thinking? Another hazy, lazy, crazy day of summer…  Good day… And a […]

Now She’s Concerned With Our Debt Path?

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts                  July 13, 2017 Yellen speaks & the markets move! Dollar index on the slippery slope… Terry Duffy talks about Gold & Silver… A$ & Kiwi kick some tails!   Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday […]

Janet Yellen & The Bank of Canada Today!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts                       July 12, 2017 Currencies rally for the most part.. Janet Yellen to speak today & tomorrow Bank of Canada to hike rates today… Paul Craig Roberts on the BLS..  Good day… And a […]

The Swiss National Bank Is Doing What?

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 11, 2017 A Hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer… Will the BOC hike rates tomorrow? What are Gold sellers thinking? A thought from Frank Trotter! Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, I wasn’t that interested in taking time to […]

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts 7/7/17 – It’s A Jobs Jamboree Friday!

Currencies continue to rebound… G-20 begins today… Former RBI Gov talks about Gold… What will the BLS have for us today? Good Day… And a Happy Friday to one and all! My infusion confusion isn’t that bad today, so I’ll carry on in normal fashion this morning… The summer heat […]

Dollar Days Appear To Be Over!

Chuck Butler’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 6, 2017 Dollar strength fades… Factory Orders’ print is awful! Fed Heads disagreeing? Gold sees 2 days of gains! Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! This week is so strange, as it feels like there were two Mondays! It’s […]

Starting Over…

Chuck Butler’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 5, 2017 Dollar crushes everything on Monday! N. Korea fires a successful ICBM! Russia & China get real friendly… It’s a Jobs Jamboree week! Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! As Gomer Pyle used to say… Surprise, Surprise, Surprise! I […]

Agriculture (DBA) Finally Showing Signs Of Life

From Dana Lyons: In the midst of a decade-long “drought”, grain prices may finally be perking up. During the commodities boom 10 years ago, among the darlings among speculators were the grains. However, like any market that becomes the object of such investor exuberance, grain prices soon withered. They have […]

Pieces Of The Puzzle, Revealed..

Chuck Butler’s… A Pfennig For Your Thoughts It’s a dollar day Russia leaves Recessionville! While the U.S. heads there! Gold can’t seem to find a bid! July 3, 2017…. Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Welcome to July too! Pfennig Tradition is very clear on the first working […]

China’s PMI Beats Expectations!

Good day… and a Happy Friday to one and all! I’m so ticked off right now that I could spit! I had written the whole letter this morning, and was ready to hit send, when it locked up, and told me it wasn’t responding, then my whole letter, vanished! Gone! […]

Sentiment Toward Dollar Fades…

Good day… and a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I feel like doing some Tub Thumpin’ today, so watch out! HA! Well, I have to start today’s letter with two HUGE apologies… (3 actually, but 2 are HUGE!) My good friend, Duane, has a saying that fits the bill here, […]

He’s Baaaaaaacccckkkk!

And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, here I am in my new home for writing… I can’t begin to tell you dear reader, just how much I appreciate the opportunity to continue to write the Pfennig. And the people that are responsible for me being able to continue are […]

Moving on . . .

Long ago, and oh so far away, I fell in love with you, before I wrote the second Pfennig… You dear reader, you have kept me going through good times and bad, sickness and health, and all my whining. I couldn’t have done it without you… The last 10 years […]

Chuck Says, “I Told You So”!

* U.K. ends up with a Hung Parliament!.. * Brexit negotiations should get tough now! * A flight to Swiss francs takes place! * Gold loses $9.20 and Chuck asks, why? ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Happy Friday to one and all! […]

A Failure To Communicate!

Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I have a different outlook on things today… I don’t want to work, I want to bang on the drum all day! Yes, I’m in one of those moods this morning. Kathy is already at the PBI airport, and will be […]

It’s All About The Triple-Witching Thursday!

* Bias to sell dollars exists.. * But trading ranges are tight. * Australia’s 1st QTR GDP beats expectations!. * Gold is knocking on $1,300’s door! ******************************************** And now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good day. And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! The 13-run pools around the country were […]