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A Trade War Won’t Be Good for the Dollar

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital
 A Trade War Won't Be Good for the DollarOn Wall Street, it’s best not to think too hard or to look too closely into the mouths of gift horses. Since making predictions based on actual economic understanding is rare, […]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Commentaries|Comments Off on A Trade War Won’t Be Good for the Dollar

Making Italy Great Again

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital
Making Italy Great AgainThis week, market watchers around the world are justifiably fixated with the high-stakes, high-drama political developments unfolding in Italy. While a political crisis in the world’s 9th largest economy (International Monetary Fund figures, 4/17/18) would normally not […]

By | June 1st, 2018|Commentaries|Comments Off on Making Italy Great Again

Trump “Victories” on Trade are Anything But

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital

Trump Trade VictoryEarlier this year when President Trump began beating the drums loudly, causing fear of a trade war (and assuring us that such a conflict could be easily won), I cautioned that he had no idea the trouble […]

By | May 25th, 2018|Commentaries|Comments Off on Trump “Victories” on Trade are Anything But

Trump Plays with Fire on Trade

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital

 

Trump Plays with Fire on TradeWith his announcement last week of broad tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, President Trump launched what could be the first salvo of an all-out global trade war. Seemingly itching for a fight, he gleefully […]

By | March 7th, 2018|Commentaries|Comments Off on Trump Plays with Fire on Trade

Raising Rates Reflect Bigger Debt Not Faster Growth

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital

Bond YieldsWhile investors are justifiably focused on what may be the opening crescendo of a long overdue sell-off in stocks, there is not, as of yet, as feverish a discussion of the parallel sell-offs in bonds and the U.S. dollar, […]

By | February 5th, 2018|Commentaries|Comments Off on Raising Rates Reflect Bigger Debt Not Faster Growth

Fake Tax Reform

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital

Fake Tax ReformAfter supposedly chomping on the bit for years to pass meaningful tax reform, Republicans are now set to blow an historic opportunity. Whatever version of the Bill that emerges from the House and Senate Conference Committee (which will […]

By | December 7th, 2017|Commentaries|Comments Off on Fake Tax Reform

Calm Before The Storm

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital

Calm Before the StormIn light of the 30-year anniversary of the Black Monday Crash in 1987 (when the Dow lost more than 20% in “one day”, we should be reminded that investor anxiety usually increases when markets […]

By | October 19th, 2017|Commentaries|Comments Off on Calm Before The Storm

Blowing Off The Roof

The commentary below is from Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital and author of the The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy. Please feel free to excerpt what you like with proper attribution. To speak with Peter, please contact Andrew Schiff at 203-662-9700 ex. 135 or aschiff@europac.net.
By: Peter Schiff, President […]

By | September 8th, 2017|Commentaries|Comments Off on Blowing Off The Roof

Trump at His Most Brazen

The commentary below is from Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital and author of the The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy. Please feel free to excerpt what you like with proper attribution. To speak with Peter, please contact Andrew Schiff at 203-662-9700 ex. 135 or aschiff@europac.net.

 

By: Peter Schiff, President and […]

By | September 1st, 2017|Commentaries|Comments Off on Trump at His Most Brazen

The Fed May Show Trump No Love

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital

Fed May Show Trump No LoveTypically, U.S. Presidents are wary of claiming stock market performance as a referendum on their success. Most have seemed to understand that taking credit also means accepting blame, and no one would want to make […]

By | July 20th, 2017|Commentaries|Comments Off on The Fed May Show Trump No Love