A One And Done Rally For The Currencies…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 16, 2019 * Another economist gets on Chuck’s bandwagon… * Forbes: Russia is hot, but investors are still cold… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! What is it with my beloved Cardinals who seem to be on a roll, but get […]

It’s Tax Day!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 15, 2019 * Currencies rally on Friday, but give some back last night… * Chuck uncovers a jobs report that tells the truth… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! It’s also April 15th, Tax Day… and Pfennig Tradition says I need to […]

Says, “Global Economy Has Reached A Delicate Moment”…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 11, 2019 IMF * Currencies for the most part remain in yesterday’s clothes… * EU gives May a 5 month extension for a BREXIT deal… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m heading to the Cardinals day-game with the Dodgers a […]

Currencies Have A Mini-Rally, While Chuck Was Away!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 10, 2019 * U.S. data continues to print very week… * What the heck is going on in Italy? Good Day.. And Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, I was away from the laptop, research, reading and writing yesterday, and guess what the currencies did? […]

A Trade Talk, BREXIT Talk, Free Zone Today…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 8, 2019 * BLS tries to pull a rug over out eyes… * Currencies remain stuck in the mud… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! My last day here in what I call paradise, as I leave for home base tomorrow morning… […]

More Weak Data Piles On To The Dollar…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 4, 2019 * Dollar continues to hold down the currencies and metals * Chuck gives us a glimpse into his old Presentations! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I heard the weather channel did a bit from Palm Beach Gardens, which […]

Investors Flocking To Negative Yielding Bond?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 2, 2019 * Another day of dollar buying, on mixed data prints… * Petrol Currencies gain on bump up in Oil to $62… Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! A good day here yesterday, turned to an even better day, when […]

Another Day Of Dollar Buying…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts April 1, 2019 * Gold gets a $22 hickey on Thursday… * Russia’s reserves cover their external debt! Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! And welcome to April! It’s also April Fools Day, but I have no hijinks to play on you today… […]

It’s Opening Day!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 28, 2019 * Dollar continues its march to higher ground… * The other side of a narrowing Trade Deficit… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m hoping to do some Tub Thumpin’ of my own tonight as I hoping to go […]

The Largest One-Month Drop For Consumer Confidence Since 2008!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 27, 2019 * Currencies finally move, but go downward… * It appears that the bloom is off Palladium’s rose… Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I watched the movie Hidden Figures last night, and it sure was a good one! I love […]

Can We All Just Get Along Now?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 26, 2019 * Currencies remain stuck in the mud… * Gold gains yesterday and gives back its gains today… UGH! Good Day.. And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, day one back in the saddle was OK, but getting up this morning was […]

The Fed Changes Horses In The Middle Of A Stream…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 25, 2019 * Currencies & Metals continue to be stuck in the mud… * Federal Budget hits a record deficit! Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Front and center this morning, I want to say thank you to all who sent along […]

Palladium Soars, While Gold Crawls, Higher In Price!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 20, 2019 * Currencies and metals didn’t move much on Tuesday… * What does currencies should we be looking to buy? Good Day… and a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, I told you yesterday that if things didn’t change in the “not much has […]

Yesterday, Was A Turn Down Day…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 19, 2019 * currencies fail to add to gains from Friday * I guess now, All Central Banks are turning dovish? Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! The Cyrkle sang it best all those years ago, when they sang… It’s a […]

It’s A FOMC Week… What Will It Bring?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 18, 2019 * Currencies & Metals begin to climb VS the dollar… * BREXIT continues to be in the news… UGH! Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! What a nice weekend here, with rain forecast for us, but it held off for […]

Chuck Smells A Rat….

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 14, 2019 * Currencies & metals see Wednesday’s gains wiped out * China slows down, as Trade War bears weight on their economy… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! A very restful day yesterday, as I did a lot of reading, […]

British Parliament Says No To May’s BREXIT Deal…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 13, 2019 * Currencies, for the most part see some small gains on Tuesday * Gold closes above $1,300, is this the long awaited breakout to the upside? Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, I finally recovered from my battle with […]

Will The New BREXIT Deal Get Passed?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 12, 2019 * Dollar bugs still hold a spell over the currencies & metals * Fed Atlanta spills the beans on an economic slowdown forecast… Good day, and a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, something happened to me yesterday that had never happened […]

Really, Jerome?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 11, 2019 * The dollar rallies despite an awful jobs report! * Gold is topped at the $1,300 border… Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well… here we go again… The U.S. Jobs report on Friday was horribly weak, but the dollar […]

Pardon Me Mr. Kaplan, But Didn’t The Fed Cause This Problem?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts March 7, 2019 * Despite tariffs, The Trade Deficit explodes higher! * Currencies and metals trade in very tight ranges on Wednesday… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well, it looks as though we will get to have spring-like weather another day […]