Gold Continues To Ride The Roller Coaster!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 22, 2019 * Currencies have been flat as a pancake this last week! * The Fed meets this week… are you ready? Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you… Well, like all good plans of mice and men, my plan for a two-day […]

Gold and US Stock Election and Decade Cycles

Recently I have been trying to show all the different angles to look at and analyze the US stock market and the precious metals sector. At the end of this report, I will share with you several other crucial angles and charts you must see for our self.  There are […]

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 16, 2019 * Eurozone Trade Surplus widens… Uh-Oh! * Chuck Thinks this summer reminds him of 2007… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I know that I said that I would be out today, but I got the word yesterday, that […]

Look Who’s Pounding The Drum For A Weaker Dollar!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 15, 2019 * Gold goes on a roller coaster ride… * Chinese data is pretty fair, no armageddon there yet… Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Doesn’t it seem as though we just started July, and we’re already half way through it? […]

FOMC Minutes Show Members Interested In A “Deeper Cut”

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 11, 2019 * Gold soars on the Powell comments that a rate cut is coming… * Currencies get on the rally tracks too, as the dollar gets sold… Good Day…. And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m going to try to do some […]

Upon Further Review… Jerome Powell Speaks Today!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 10, 2019 * Currency Traders are waiting for Powell’s speech today * Chuck throws out a number for Gold, should things change… Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! OK, OK, so I was wrong about the day Powell was supposed to speak! […]

What Will Jerome Powell Say? Or Better Yet Why Do We Care?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 9, 2019 * Dollar bugs continue to apply pressure to the currencies & metals… * Chuck pulls out the Big Guns, with a visit from Murray Rothbard! Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Another day of sun and no rain here, […]

Lies And Other Things Dominate the Jobs Jamboree!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 8, 2019 * Congrats to the USWNT for their World Cup victory! * Currencies and Gold get whacked badly on Friday! Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! No short week for me this week, but I have to say that I really […]

Trump And Xi Are Buddies Again!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 1, 2019 *The overnight markets haven’t been kind to the currencies & metals * The RBA cuts rates… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Pfennig tradition calls for this today… There I was on a July Morning… I was looking for love… […]

The Fed Says No, To A 50 BP Rate Cut!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 26, 2019 * Talk of a trade agreement allows the dollar bugs to return… * What the heck is going on with the honker? Good Day…. And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! What a beautiful day here yesterday, the sky was a blue umbrella, […]

From A Trade War To A Currency War?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 25, 2019 * Currencies see profit taking in the overnight markets * Russian ruble proudly displays its highest interest rate…. Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! A night off for my beloved Cardinals last night. I will say something though about […]

The Dollar Bugs Are Nowhere To Be Found!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 24, 2019 * Currencies & Metals continue to move higher Vs the dollar * Chuck gives us a history lesson about the beginning of the last weak dollar trend… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! What a week, it was last week […]

Get The Tracks All Greased Boys!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 20, 2019 * Fed signals a rate cut is coming… * Currencies & metals soar on the Fed announcement… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! As Gomer Pyle would say…. Surprise, Surprise, Surprise! Yes, I told you I had something to […]

Put Away The Board Games, It’s FOMC Time!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 19, 2019 * Currencies fight back on Tuesday… * Trump & Xi will meet at G-20, when did meeting ever accomplish anything? Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I was watching my beloved Cardinals get shut out again last night, and I […]

Waiting For PPP To Kick In…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 18, 2019 * WTH is going on with the dollar? * Chuck gives us a history lesson today… Ooh, where do I sign up for that! Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Still using the phrase “Tom Terrific”, and no one’s […]

Dollar Bugs Use The Currencies Like A Punching Bag…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 17, 2019 *Data in U.S. is so-so, certainly not great! * Fed’s FOMC meets this week… get out the gameboards! Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Yesterday was Father’s Day… I hope all the Dads out there had a Grand Day… It […]

And The Stanley Cup Champions Are The St. Louis Blues!!!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 13, 2019 * dollar fights back on Wednesday, despite some awful debt news… * Two Oil tankers are attacked, and the U.S. is pointing at Iran…. Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday! Blues Win, Blues Win, Blues Win… For the first time the […]

Is There A Meeting At G-20, Or Not?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 11, 2019 * A tourniquet was wrapped around the bleeding currencies yesterday * What’s up with the rising 10-year Treasury yield? Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I had a dear reader send me a note last week that was dripping […]

Come On BLS Can’t You Give Us The Real Jobs Numbers?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 10, 2019 * Currencies and metals rally on Friday… * But then get turned around on the Mexico Trade deal announcement… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, we had the opportunity last night to put the finishing touches on the Stanley […]

Venezuela Defaults On A Swap With Deutsche Bank

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 5, 2019 * Currencies and metals take a pause for the cause Tues. * Jeopardy James, loses!!!! How’d that happen? Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! A day of catching breaths was the order of the day on our Tom Terrific Tuesday… […]