11 Months In, And The Federal Budget Is $2.7 Trillion Deficit!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 15, 2021   * Currencies & metals inch higher VS the dollar * Spin Doctors attempt to tell us inflation is going away…    Good day… And Wonderful Wednesday to you! I almost didn’t answer the bell this morning… Man, am I draggin’ the […]

Oil Price Nears $71…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 14, 2021   * Currencies gain back their Sunday night losses * Petrol currencies moving higher with the price of Oil…    Good day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, after that “draggin’ The line” feeling I had yesterday morning, I […]

Wholesale Inflation Soars, Gold Gets Sold?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 13, 2021   * PPI soars, indicating that inflation continues…  * The dollar gets bought in the overnight markets…    Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you… Did you have a nice weekend? Mine was great! It started with a driveway happy […]

U.S. Gov’t Gets Ready To Release The Kraken Of Deficit Spending…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 9, 2021 * Currencies & metals continue to get sold on Wed * But in the overnight markets the currencies & metals rally! Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I sure hope it’s a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday today because there’s a day […]

Have The World’s Investors Gone Stark Raving Mad?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 8, 2021   * An ugly day on Tuesday, as the price manipulators were out…  * 10.1 Million job openings, and 8.4 Million unemployed… where’s the problem?    Good Day… And a Wonder Dog Wednesday to you! I don’t know where to begin […]

Global Food Prices Soar Higher In August!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 7, 2021 * Jobs disappoint on Friday, but dollar rallies last night! * Who will step up to buy our Treasuries when the Cartel drops out?  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! How was your Labor Day Holiday weekend? Mine […]

Traders Begin To Button Up Their Books Ahead Of The Holiday Weekend…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 2, 2021 * currencies & metals turn their negative performance into a positive one on Wednesday! * Ohio enacts law to prevent taxing money!  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to one and all! This will be a 4 day holiday weekend for […]

Powell: Inflation Is Solidly Around 2%… Really?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   September 1, 2021   * Currencies & Metals see little movement on Tuesday… * ECB to meet tomorrow, with inflation rising…    Good Day… And a Wonder Dog Wednesday to you! See that? I changed it up today, aren’t I the tricky one? HA! Man […]

Eurozone Inflation Hits Multi Year High!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   August 31, 2021   * Currencies & metals give back some of their Friday gains on Monday * The overnight markets see more dollar selling…    Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! What a great weekend I just had with good […]

Bond Traders Prepare For Another Taper Tantrum…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 26, 2021 * Currencies & Metals rally on Wednesday…  * Today looks like “one of those days” for Gold & Silver…  Good day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Noot! Noot! Thee’s a new chant that goes on a Busch Stadium, when rookie […]

The Dollar Selling Has Paused…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   August 25, 2021   * Currencies & Metals have small rallies on Tuesday * But Currencies & Metals get sold in the overnight markets…    Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Man-o-man, my beloved Cardinals can’t seem to stop stepping on their on […]

The Dollar Gets Ambushed Yesterday…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 24, 2021 *Currencies & metals kick sand in the dollar’s face * What’s going on at the Cartel? Good Day, and a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, my pre event excitement did not fail me yesterday… You may recall me telling you about an […]

Currencies & Metals Rally Overnight!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts August 23, 2021 * The Jackson Hole Fed Boondoggle will be virtual…  * We have to be prepared for a future with more black swan events. Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! It’s been a month since I last greeted you with a Marvelous […]

Traders Fear Tapering By The Fed…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   August 19, 2021   * The dollar continues to get bought…  * Why on earth are the metals getting sold like funnel cakes at a State Fair?   Good Day… And Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m going to leave all the Tub Thumpin’ […]

Thankfully Chuck’s Back! More or Less…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   August 17, 2021   * Chuck talks about the brazen takedown of Gold…  * And Chuck has a special Treat for us today… a guest commentary!    Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, my friends, and dear readers, it has been […]

Traders Get The Memo That Inflation Is Soaring!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 15, 2021 * Currencies & metals both rally on Wednesday…  * Is the Empire of Debt ready to come crumbling down?  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! What a day yesterday! The sun was out, the sky was blue, the temps […]

New Zealand To End Bond Buying Program!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 14, 2021 * Currencies get sold on Tuesday * Strong inflation puts the dollar on the run in the overnight markets!  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! The MLB All-Star Game was last night, and being a National League guy, I was […]

Irish Branded Gold Bars To Be Sold For The First Time!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 13, 2021 * currencies and metals fight back on Monday…  * But the overnight markets beat them down again…  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! What a show last night! The All-Star Game Home Run Derby, was quite the spectacle for […]

The IMF, BIS & World Bank Give The Thumbs Up For Digital Currencies…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   July 12, 2021   * Currencies and metals rally late last week * But gave back those gains in the overnight trading…    Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! A rainy weekend for us here in the Mid west… And the last […]

Who’s Buying Dollars?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   July 8, 2021   * Currencies get sold on Wednesday…  * Gold inches higher this week in daily trading…    Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Before I get started on today, let me tell you that I’ve not heard from […]