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December 12, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 12, 2018  * Currencies get derailed again on Tuesday * Chuck smells something fishy with the Palladium trading…  Good day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! The sun finally came out yesterday and warmed the air a little bit… It’s too late in the year for it to be warm here, but the air … Continue reading “I Guess When You’re The Former Fed Chair, You Can Backtrack…”

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December 11, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 11, 2018  * A HUGE reversal yesterday in stocks, currencies & metals * Palladium is the star performer this morning!  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! So, did you watch the Army/Navy football game on Saturday? It’s quite the scene, all the pomp and pageantry, and traditions, followed by a football … Continue reading “Currencies Attempt To Pick Up The Pieces …”

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December 10, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 10, 2018 * Currencies and metals rally for the most part * RBI Gov. steps down, leaving unknowns for the rupee…  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! One week down, 3 more until Christmas, and then a few days after that I head south for the winter, to get out of these … Continue reading “Jobs Jamboree Disappoints!”

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December 6, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 6, 2018   * Hopes for Global Growth have been smashed!  * Palladium sees profit taking…  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well, my beloved Cardinals traded for a much needed middle of the order bat yesterday… So, we got a model citizen, gold glove 1st baseman, Paul Goldschmidt, and solidified … Continue reading “A Choppy Day Ahead Today…”

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December 5, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 5, 2018  * The Markets finally get the memo on the Trade War! * RBA keeps rates unchanged…  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I know, I know, I said that with today being a Government holiday, that I too would take it as a holiday… But upon further review, there was … Continue reading “Palladium’s Price Flies By The Gold Price!”

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December 4, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 4, 2018 * Currencies & Metals Continue to ratchet higher…  * RBA meets today…  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! What a great evening last night, listening to the St. louis Sportswriters tell stories. I even met up with a childhood buddy! One of the sportswriters, Jim Thomas, and I grew … Continue reading “The 2 & 5 Year Treasuries’ Yields Invert…”

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December 3, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 3, 2018 * Currencies & metals rally  * The Trade War Continues…  Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! And Welcome to December! Well, I had a wonderful weekend, with our neighborhood Progressive Dinner party on Saturday night. And those Conference Championship Games on Saturday were great! They announced the 4 teams that … Continue reading “I Think The Fed Right Now Is A Much Bigger Problem Than China.”

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November 29, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

November 29, 2018  * Powell sounds dovish and the currencies respond! * A quote from the great Hy Minsky from years ago!  Good Day…  And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I think I’ll be able to join you in any Tub Thumpin’ today, so I’ve got that going for me! What a sorry state … Continue reading “Now… That’s A Horse Of A Different Color!”

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November 28, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

November 28, 2018  * Currencies & metals have an awful day…  * Draghi says Eurozone economy is slowing.. No duh!  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you… Brrr… It’s cold and I despise cold weather. I was reminded of that yesterday, as I walked across the parking lot for my doctor appt. North of … Continue reading “What’s All This Dollar Buying About?”

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