U.S. & China Sitting In A Tree K-i-s-s-i-n-g

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 21, 2018 * Dollar rally continues.. * Italian elections throw the euro under a bus! Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Another Monday morning, and I’m still by myself… But that’s OK, because as I told my good friend Duane, who invited […]

A Pause For The Cause?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 17, 2018 * Currencies’ attempt to come back is foiled! * Peak Gold? Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! What a beautiful day yesterday, and I got to be outside! I love to watch baseball games on my deck, and yesterday […]

Gold Gets Whacked!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 16, 2018 * It’s all about the dollar again… * A$’s yield advantage is gone! Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, May is already one-half over. Time seems to fly by, and I have to really think a long time to […]

Eurozone 1st QTR GDP Hits 2.5%…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 15, 2018 * Currencies can’t hold their gains from Friday * Gold is getting whacked this morning!   Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, day 5 on my own, turned out to be a good one, as my good friend, […]

Is The Trade War On Or Off?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 14, 2018 * Currencies turn around the dollar rally * SDR’s in the news… Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! I know I mentioned it last week, but I sure hope all Mothers had a wonderful Mother’s Day yesterday… I celebrated it […]

Going Back In Time…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 18, 2018 * The dollar’s rally appears to be ending… * China’s depreciations hurting emerging markets… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I think I finally got control of the nasty cold I had, and shook it out of me! I […]

U.S. Pulls Out Of Iran Nuclear Deal…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 9, 2018 * David Rosenberg joins our discussion today * Chuck’s Pfennig gets retweeted! WOW! Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I bit better again today, but still coughing violently at times. This is one nasty cold, but then with my immune […]

This Is The Point Where The Warts Are Exposed

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 8, 2018 * Today, Trump will announce his position on the Iran Nuclear Deal * WTO meeting today featuring U.S. VS China… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, my cold isn’t much better today, and all I’ve really done the […]

This Is The Point Where The Warts Are Exposed

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 8, 2018 * Today, Trump will announce his position on the Iran Nuclear Deal * WTO meeting today featuring U.S. VS China… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, my cold isn’t much better today, and all I’ve really done the […]

Manipulations Are Everywhere, They’re Everywhere!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 7, 2018 * Dollar continues to received the love * Chuck is a has been? Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! It’s not so much of a good day for me, as I’ve come down with a very nasty cold. My wife […]

The Fed Learns A New Word!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 3, 2018 * Trade War talks heat up again… * Gold finds its way through the gauntlet! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I woke up this morning, and thought it was Friday, so… I went back to sleep! UGH! then […]

The Fed’s Inflation Target Finally Gets Met!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts May 2, 2018 * Trump’s tariffs are getting watered down… * The Fed’s two-day meeting ends today…. Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you, along with a putting out the welcome mat to May… Sorry I wasn’t here yesterday, but it was a travel […]

What Lola Wants, Lola Gets…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 30, 2018 * N & S Korea agree to denuclearize! * The dollar continues to be bought… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you. Not so much for me this morning, as I’m having some stomach problems to start the day. Hopefully they […]

U.S. And Iran to Butt Heads?

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… April 26,2018 * Riksbank leaves rates unchanged, and ECB meets… * Oil rises on Iran deal talk… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I bagged the alarm again this morning, UHG! Good thing I’m no longer working for a […]

A Short Squeeze Is Propping Up The Dollar…

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… April 25, 2018 * The Indian rupee is worst performer.. * Gold finally sees some love and gains $5.60 on the day… Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! OOPS I did it again. UGH! I was up walking the floor […]

U.S. Gives Russian Aluminum A Path Out From Sanctions

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… April 24, 2018 * The dollar continues to swing its mighty hammer * The price of Oil closes in on $70… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, it finally happened… I told you yesterday that the waking up […]

The dollar Swings Its Mighty Hammer…

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… April 23, 2018 * Trade War talk softens… * Gold gets whacked at $1.350, again! Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Another good weekend for my beloved Cardinals, as they’ve proved one thing so far this early season, and that […]

Palladium Continues To Soar!

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… April 19, 2018 * Chuck tells us why we should look to buy euros… * Silver finally gets back above $17! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Another cold and snowy day in Chicago yesterday, caused yet another postponed […]

Tax Day 2

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… April 18, 2018 * Platinum is shining once again! * Chuck treats us to a snippet of his DTL writings… Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, if you are a tax preparer procrastinator you received a gift yesterday… The […]

It’s Tax Day…

And now… Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts… April 17, 2018 * Chuck goes down a rabbit hole… * HKMA spends $1.7 Billion with a B to defend honkers… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Cold, blowing snow, and it was April 16th! What gives, Mother Nature? […]