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January 14, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

January 14, 2019 * Dollar fights back after awful Thursday * Germany prints very weak IP, and China’s Trade numbers are awful!  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Well, thank goodness I’m not home in St. Louis, after Friday through Sunday’s snow storm that left more than a foot of snow on the … Continue reading “The Barn Door Got Closed!”

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January 10, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

January 10, 2019 * dollar gets sold like funnel cakes at a State Fair! * Fed’s Meeting Minutes spring a surprise on the markets!  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you!  I’m have a feeling that I’ll be doing some Tub Thumpin’ this afternoon, as my good friend from Long Island will arrive … Continue reading “Who Left The Barn Door Open?”

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January 9, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

January 9, 2019 * Currencies trade in tight ranges on Tuesday * Trade negotiations end with negotiators smiling…  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Sorry about yesterday, but I was needed to play Uber driver at the time of the morning, when I’m usually writing… It was another Chamber of Commerce day here … Continue reading “What Will The Fed Meeting Minutes Tell Us?”

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January 7, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

January 7, 2018 * Currencies rally after strong Jobs data * China reduces reserve ratio requirement…  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! The first Monday of the new year too! Well, it was an interesting weekend, with the NFL playoffs, lots a strange calls, if you ask me. I’ve kind of adopted the … Continue reading “No Worries, Stock Jockeys, Powell Has Got Your Back!”

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January 3, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

January 3, 2019 * Currencies get sold, except yen… * Apple spooks the markets… Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I love to read the Pfennig Replies each day, or whenever I get to them that is… Alex’s girlfriend, Grace, is from Arkansas, and she is known to let loose a “y’all”… … Continue reading “A Strange Start To 2019…”

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January 2, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

January 2, 2018  * 2018 was best year for dollar since 2015 * But 2019 will hold challenges for the dollar…  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Welcome to January 2019! A new year to start, and the end of the old year… I read this weekend that 2018, was actually the best … Continue reading “Out With The Old, And In With The New!”

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December 27, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 27, 2018  * Currencies and metals rally while Chuck’s gone!  * Stocks take their jockeys for a wild and wacky ride!  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, did you get through everything you wanted to do for Christmas? I did… Yesterday was my wife’s birthday, (I’m not supposed to talk about … Continue reading “For Auld Lange Syne…”

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December 24, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 24, 2018 Good day… And a Marvelous Monday to you… It’s Christmas eve-day, and so I remember as a young boy, being so darn excited that I thought it took a week for this day to become night… I love Christmas, always have, and hope to always will. The Currencies and metals have had … Continue reading “It’s Time For Chuck’s Traditional Christmas Eve Extranzaganda!”

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December 13, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

December 13, 2018 * Currencies drift through Wednesday…  * California wants to do what? Wait until you hear this one!  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m saving myself for tomorrow, so I won’t be Tub Thumpin’ Today or tonight… Tomorrow is our (the guys in the neighborhood) annual “shopping day”, so … Continue reading “ECB Confirms The End Of Their Bond Buying Program!”

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