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October 15, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 15, 2019 * All the euphoria on Friday, turns to gloom on Monday! * If it quacks like QE, walks like QE, and talks like QE, well….  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Another beautiful fall day here yesterday… I’ve always contended that autumn was the best weather we experience here … Continue reading “China Says, “Not So Fast Tim!” To The Tentative Agreement…”

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October 14, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 14, 2019 * Currencies fight back to gain VS the dollar…  * Gold takes a spin on Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride…  Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Today is a holiday for a lot of the U.S. as we celebrate Columbus’s discovery of the West Indies… (SIC) So, this will be shorter … Continue reading “A Trade War “Tentative Agreement”!”

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October 9, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 9, 2019 * Currencies remain in tight ranges once again…  * More talk about Repos and interest rates…  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you… Well, they finally got around to shipping me my new meds for treating my leg wound yesterday… I had lost patience waiting, and called to check on it, … Continue reading “Markets Are Finding Out That Deficits Do Matter!”

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October 8, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 8, 2019  * Currencies trade in tight ranges on Monday…  * Fed keeps pumping Billions into the repo market…  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to one and all! I’m a little giddy today, because my beloved Cardinals came back late, tied the game and then won it in the 10th, with a … Continue reading “Hello, Angela? This is Boris… And We Have No Deal!”

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October 7, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 7, 2019 * Currencies try to rally but it gets stalled out! * Chuck takes issue with elected officials, so what else is new?  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! A good weekend for yours truly, event wise, unfortunately though, not so good for my beloved Cardinals, who are down to the … Continue reading “U.S. Jobs Jamboree Disappoints, But The Markets Don’t Care….”

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October 2, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 2, 2019 *dollar gets sold, gold gains, bonds rally…  * RBA cuts rate below 1% for first time in history!  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I would bet that the good money was on the Washington Nationals last night to win the wild card game… And they would be out a … Continue reading “The Markets Get A Glimpse Of The Recession Train…”

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October 1, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 1, 2019 * Currencies get sold again in the overnight markets…  * Apparently Investors don’t really like negative yielding bonds!    Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you!  And welcome to Rocktober! No baseball for me last night, so I read, but not research stuff, I’m currently in the middle of the … Continue reading “Is China’s Golden Week To Blame For The Gold Selling?”

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September 30, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

September 30, 2019 * Currencies and Gold get sold in the overnight markets * Will the Administration put a choke hold on Capital Flows to China?  Good Day…. And a Marvelous Monday to you… A Monday that brings us the new Central Division Champions in the NL this year…. My beloved St. Louis Cardinals… They … Continue reading “U.S. Data Prints Bad… Dollar Rallies… What Gives?”

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September 26, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

September 26, 2019 * The dollar climbs back into the lead chair…  * Draghi to give farewell speech… One more chance to diss the euro!  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I did a 180 yesterday, and came back around to feeling human again… And just in time for the weekend, YAHOO! … Continue reading “Fed Head Brainard Says, “It’s Just A Simple Imbalance”…”

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