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August 29, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 29, 2019 * The dollar continues to rule the roost * Gold fights the dollar bugs, and wins!  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well… one of my good friends (Kevin) said to me last night… “Well, your short-n-sweet, didn’t turn out to be so short”… And we all had a … Continue reading “Mnuchin Gives No Intervention A Vote Of Confidence….”

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August 28, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 28, 2019 * Back to the dollar bugs ruling the roost…  * But the dollar can’t hold Gold in check!  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you… A Chamber of Commerce Day here in the St. Louis region yesterday… And I failed to spend much of the day outside… I’ve told you before … Continue reading “U.K. PM Johnson To Suspend Parliament…”

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August 27, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 27, 2019  * Currencies, Gold, bonds all are none events on Monday * Japan’s Fin Min is worried about the yens latest move….  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you… Back to regular programming today… I drove through what felt and looked like a Tropical Storm yesterday on my way to the … Continue reading “Why Can’t The Powers That Be Allow Markets To Be Markets?”

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August 26, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 26, 2019 * Gold soars on Fed’s waffling…  * Trump Practices singing a Brenda Lee song…   Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you…. I know, I told you no Pfennig this morning… But I had so many thoughts this weekend I didn’t want them to have to wait… So, this will be … Continue reading “Trade War Begins To Get Real Ugly…”

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August 22, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 22, 2019 * Currencies remained stuck in the mud yesterday * Eurozone PMI’s remain below 50…  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I was with a few of my good friends at my fave watering hole yesterday afternoon, and one of them said, “Wainwright is due for a game that looks … Continue reading “Fed’s Meeting Minutes Disappoint The Rate Cut Campers…”

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August 21, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 21, 2019 * Currencies are held in check by the dollar bugs once again! * Will we finally see a markets manipulator go to jail?  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you!  What’s gotten into my beloved Cardinals? They’re playing like a real baseball team! Errors are down, base running snafus have gone … Continue reading “The Fed’s Jackson Hole Boondoggle Takes Center Stage…”

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August 20, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 20, 2019  * Gold get whacked yesterday, but rebounds this morning…  * Eric Rosengren was the lone dissenter at the rate cut vote….  Good Day…. And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you… Well, Beelzebub is still wanting his weather back! It was downright hot yesterday, but it is August… Shoot Rudy, I remember as … Continue reading “President Trump Says It’s The Fed’s Fault…”

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August 19, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 19, 2019 * The Fed’s Jackson Hole Boondoggle is next week…  * U.S. Retail Sales are strong, and that has the dollar bugs dancing!  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Brother! I guess I need to go back to school to learn how to read a calendar, eh? Last Thursday, I erroneously … Continue reading “Gold Gets Whacked, So What Are You Waiting For?”

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August 15, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

August 15, 2019 * Treasury yield curve inverts, causing mass stock selling * Gold fights back after the Engineered selloff on Tuesday…  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! I’m not sure I should be participating in any Tub Thumpin’ except from my chair… UGH! Well… well, well… what have we here? As … Continue reading “Where’s The PPT When You Need Them?”

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