That’s a BIG 10/4… Good Buddy!

Rocktober 4, 2017 * Not much movement in the currencies yesterday * UK Only country with weak PMI’s… * Revisiting the Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009… Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! 10/4… That’s a 10/4 good buddy! How was your Tom Terrific Tuesday? Well, I hope […]

U.S. ISM Soars…

Rocktober 3, 2017 * RBA leaves rates unchanged… * U.K. PMI drops, so does pound sterling! * Venezuela to trade Oil with renminbi! Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, it’s either feast or famine with me, with regards to sleep… Last night I slept through the […]

U.S. Data Shows More Economic Weakness…

Rocktober 2, 2017 * Doll returns with vengeance * Ruble is best overnight performer… * Gold gets whacked! UGH! Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! It’s the middle of the night again… I just don’t get it… Went to the park Sunday evening to watch my beautiful granddaughter […]

U.S Dollar To Get Its Clues From Renminbi?

September 29, 2017 * Dollar Backs off again from its assault! * Gold has another good day! * The Data Cupboard wakes up today! Good day… And a Happy Friday to one and all! It’s the middle of the night, so I’m not so sure about how the day will […]

Tax Reform Talk Has Dollar Bugs All Excited!

September 28, 2017 * Slip Sliding Away stops… * RBNZ leaves OCR unchanged * Gold gets whacked! Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I want to send a Thank You note to the Cardinals, or the schedule maker, for moving their game up an hour, so I […]

Chuck Butler’s Sept. 27 Daily Pfennig

September 27, 2017 * Tax reform talk gives dollar another favor! * Gold get whacked, with 346,000 contracts traded! * Are we reaching Peak Gold? Good day, and a Wonderful Wednesday to you! It’s the middle of the night, and I’m awake… So, I decided to read a little, and […]

Chuck Butler’s Daily Happenings Around the World

September 26, 2017 * The dollar is back in the driver’s seat… * Thanks to all the saber rattling! * Gold has a good day! Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I don’t know what hit me yesterday, but right after hitting send, I began to get […]

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts

September 25, 2017 * Japan to announce another stimulus package? * # of short paper trades in Gold & Silver Increases! * Petrol Currencies get on the rally bus! Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you… I bounced back to life quicker than normal after my infusion last week, […]

The FOMC Experience… Are You Experienced?

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 21, 2017 * Fed leaves rates unchanged… * But wins back the markets! * And Chuck goes crazy! Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well, I’m in one of those moods this morning… Full of you know what and […]

It’s A FOMC Day!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 20, 2017 * Currencies get back on the rally tracks! * Chuck forgets talk like a Pirate day! * The FOMC members talk “Risk”? Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Boy did I miss something yesterday that I always make […]

N. Korea Fires Another ICBM Over Japan!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 15, 2017 * Sterling soars on rate hike talk… * Currencies rebound to end choppy week… * What’s with traders these days? Good Day… And a Happy Friday to one and all! Let’s go ahead and proclaim that this is going to […]

UBS Trader Get Charges With Metals Price Fixing

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 14, 2017 * Tax reform talks deep sixes the currencies… * Chinese data slips in August… * Bank of England meeting today. Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! And I get to do some Tub Thumpin’ Today, so I’ve […]

Mnuchin Issues Warning To China? What’s He Thinking?

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 13, 2017 * Currencies & metals fight back! * N. Korea does some saber rattling… * Oh, Lordy, Chuck talks about the debt! Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Another day yesterday, where I read articles, cleaned some dishes ( […]

The U.S. Current Debt Reaches $20 Trillion!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 12, 2017 * Monday was a “dollar day” * With the brunt of its move VS euros * Credit card debit nears $1 Trillion! Good Day.. And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Boy, am I ever “draggin’ the line” this morning, […]

Bank Of Canada Hikes Rates!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 11, 2017 * Draghi’s hints push euro higher… * Fischer announces resignation from Fed * 353,000 paper contracts in Gold! Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Today marks the 16th observance of our second day of infamy, when terrorists, oh […]

Let’s Play A Game of Kick The Can… Down The Road!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 7, 2017 * Let’s try this again in December? * Russian inflation falls to record low! * Currencies rebound in the overnight markets… Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you… I’ve got a right out of the starters blocks appointment […]

What’s Chuck Worried About Today?

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 6, 2017 * Brainard sends the dollar reeling… * Irma to cause major problems for the U.S… * Oil closes in on $50… once again! Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! WOW, what an absolutely beautiful day here yesterday! Chamber […]

Disappointing Jobs Report, N. Korea, Weigh Heavily On Dollar!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 5, 2017 * Jobs report is disappointing… * N. Korea test another bomb… * China moves to replace dollar! Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I sure hope you all had a fantabulous 3-day holiday weekend! I know I […]

Chuck Butler’s: It’s A Jobs Jamboree Friday!

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 1, 2017 * Currencies rebound VS dollar * Gold gains $12.70 on the day! *More trouble for Wells Fargo… Good day…. And a Happy Friday to one and all! Since this is the official start of the 3-day Holiday weekend here in […]

It’s Only Numbers…

Chuck Butler’s: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 31, 2017 * Gov’t says Consumer Spending is strong! * Chuck says, not so fast there! * Gold can’t find any traction again… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! What a poor display of major league baseball by my […]