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October 24, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 24, 2019 * Currencies and metals drift again on Wednesday…  * German employment drops!  Good Day… and a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Well, I was off on my thought yesterday that the Blues would play again on Wednesday night… They play tonight! But good friend, Mike K., saw that mistake I made and … Continue reading “The Fed Increases Their Injections Into The Repo Market!”

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October 23, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 23, 2019 * Currencies give back more of their Friday gains…  * Fed interjects nearly $100 Billion…  this is getting crazy!  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! The World Series began last night, and the Nationals did something that few teams have been able to do… they hit Astros pitcher, Garret Cole…. … Continue reading “U.K. Parliament Says “NO” On BREXIT Deal…”

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October 22, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 22, 2019 * Currencies can’t hold or add to their Friday gains…  * The growth of Treasury Issuance is to blame…  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, little Evie, my darling granddaughter came home on Sunday, and made a trip to the doc on Monday, and she’s fine! Newborn babies … Continue reading “JPMorgan Says The Illiquidity Mess Is Only Going To Get Worse!”

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October 21, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 21, 2019 * No ironed out BREXIT Deal yet, but sterling keeps rallying! * Have traders decided to sell dollars outright?  Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! Oh, woe is me… What a horrible weekend, sports wise, for me this past weekend… Both my Missouri Tigers and St. Louis Blues lost on … Continue reading “Negative Data Prints Sends The Dollar To The Woodshed…”

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October 17, 2019 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 16, 2019 * Dollar gets sold, currencies rally…  * There’s a BREXIT deal on the table!  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Congratulations to the Washington Nationals, who will play in their very first World Series… They swept my Cardinals on Tuesday night, and ran them out of the stadium… It … Continue reading “Is the Fed Lying to us, or… Just being Disingenuous?”

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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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