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October 31, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 31, 2018 * Currencies and metals take on more water…  * Chuck explains his dislike of the Fed…  Good Day… Boo! And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! And a Happy Halloween to one and all! I recall going to New Orleans on Halloween for a conference years ago… They sure do get into Halloween … Continue reading “Boo! Trick-or-Treat!”

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October 30, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 30, 2018 * dollar continues to cast its spell over the currencies * Germany’s Merkel announces that she’ll step down…  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Almost to the end of Rocktober, can you believe that one? It won’t be long now, and all the discussion around the house will be … Continue reading “We’re Going To Need To Finance $1.34 Trillion Of New Debt!”

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October 29, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 29, 2018  * Currencies are stuck in the mud…  with no 4 wheel drive vehicle to use! * The Rot is being exposed on Housing’s vine…    Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! A simply marvelous weather-wise weekend here in the Midwest this past weekend… I spent some time outdoors, not much, … Continue reading “China & Japan Sign FX Swap Agreement…”

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October 25, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 25, 2018 * Bad Data day for the U.S. changes the course of the currencies * And Gold continues to gain new investors… Follow the money!  Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! Man o man, I can’t catch a break these days with something always causing me pain somewhere in my … Continue reading “Is There Whispering Among The Fed Heads?”

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October 24, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 24, 2018 * Currencies get sold in the overnight markets * Gold gains $8.20 on Tuesday, but needs to go on a roll!  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Well, I received a high five from my oncologist yesterday, but she reminded me that the wolf (metastatic cancer) is always at the … Continue reading “The President “May Regret” Nominating Powell!”

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October 23, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 23, 2018  * The dollar continues to hammer on the currencies * Gold rallies in the early morning trading on Asian fears…  Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! I forgot to mention this yesterday, so here goes… 36 years ago, this past weekend, I witnessed a Game 7 World Series victory … Continue reading “Former NY Fed Bank Regulator Blows A Whistle!”

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October 22, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

  Rocktober 22, 2018   * China is getting back at the U.S….  * Currencies & metals drift lower…  Marvelous Monday to you! The chilly, raw, gray days of last week, turned to sun filled, but still quite chilly days this weekend… I’m a sun worshiper, if you haven’t figured that one out yet, and … Continue reading “Fed Heads No Longer Singing From The Same Song Sheet!”

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October 18, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 18, 2018 * Gold hasn’t been able to follow up it’s big gain…  * Fed meeting minutes send bond yields higher!    Good Day… And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you… I’m hoping to include myself in your Tub Thumpin’ Today, because, well, I can! How about that! I had a nice meeting with … Continue reading “Upping The Ante In The Trade War…”

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October 17, 2018 • by Chuck Butler • No Comments

Rocktober 17, 2018 * Currencies rally, then fall back, over and over again! * Rubles are best overnight performer…  Good Day… And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I have to get this buttoned up and out the door in a timely manner this morning, as I follow up yesterday’s 3 scans with an appt. with … Continue reading “Russia To Receive $40 Billion In Investment!”

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