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April 11, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

April 11, 2018   * Threat of “War” war spooks the markets   * China extends olive branch?  Good Day… Well, I finally got through all the emails in the Pfennig Replies. Shame on me, as I had forgotten how many readers respond to a Pfennig when I ask them a question… But get through … Continue reading “Russian Ruble Gets Smack, Crack, Bushwhacked…”

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April 10, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

April 10, 2018         * New economic sanctions for Russia…  * Did China step away from the auction window?   Good Day… And A Tom Terrific Tuesday to you!  Right from the get-go this morning, I want to thank everyone who sent me notes yesterday, with all those wonderful words regarding my … Continue reading “Let’s Go Out And Tick Everyone Off!”

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April 9, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

April 9, 2018       * Jobs report is very disappointing but the dollar doesn’t get sold! * Who will depreciate first?  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! It was a very cold weekend here in the St. Louis area this past weekend, making me remain indoors, for the most part of … Continue reading “Who Will Blink First?”

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April 5, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

April 5, 2018     * Trade War talk softens on Wednesday… * The PPT spreads its wings… Good Day…  And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m not in the mood for Tub Thumpin’ this morning, so hopefully that changes by this afternoon! I reacquaint myself to my St. Louis Oncologist today. She’ll be … Continue reading “It’s Opening Day In St. Louis!”

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April 4, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

April 4, 2018       * Eurozone prints some good data today    * Was smoke & mirrors used to count Car Sales?   Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Rain, rain go away, Chuck wants to go out to play! Rain came down in buckets at times yesterday, and the temp … Continue reading “I’ll See Your Raise of Tarrifs And Increase The Bet!”

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April 3, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

April 3, 2018       * More Trade War Talk… UGH!   * Economists point out U.S debt levels as a problem!     Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! And Congratulations to the Villanova Wildcats on their NCAA Basketball Championship last night. For the second time in 2 months, the … Continue reading “RBA Leaves Rates Unchanged…”

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April 2, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

April 2, 2018     * China moves forward with their own tariffs! * A heavy data week here in the U.S.     Good Day…. And a Marvelous Monday to you! And, welcome to April! One of my dear friends at my old office is named April, and for years I’ve called her April … Continue reading “Dollar Reserves Begin To Show Weakness…”

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March 29, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

March 29, 2018   * The PPT springs to action!    * Consumer Confidence falls? What gives with that?   Good Day… And an Opening Day, Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! IT’S OPENING DAY… YAHOO! Yes, Major League Baseball begins its new season today. I’ve long said that Opening Day should be a National Holiday, … Continue reading “Hey Markets… Can’t You See I’m Tapped Out?”

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March 27, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

March 27, 2018   * A “nothing day” for the currencies… * Media hype gets traders all lathered up…       Good Day…  And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Good news from the oncologist yesterday. The tumor in my jaw has shrunk significantly, which I already knew, but the effects of the medicine … Continue reading “A Call For A Return To A Gold Standard…”

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