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A Black Swan with Teeth

By Peter Schiff

For years I have been warning that during the age of permanent stimulus (which began in earnest with the Federal Reserve’s reaction to the dotcom crash of 2000), each successive economic contraction would have to be met with ever larger, increasingly ineffective, doses of monetary and fiscal stimulus to keep the economy from […]

By | May 19th, 2020|Commentaries|0 Comments

WORLD WAR II WAS FOUGHT WITH SAVINGS NOT DEBT

By: Peter Schiff

Monday March 25, 2020

While the country and the stock markets reel from the impact of the Coronavirus, many economists and politicians are calling for the government to fight the pandemic as if we had to fight the Second World War all over again. In his address from the White House on […]

By | March 26th, 2020|Commentaries|0 Comments

The Problem Is the Bubble, Not the Pin

By: Peter Schiff

Monday March 2, 2020

With the markets shell shocked by of the worst weeks on record, analysts are split on whether investors are simply overreacting to the coronavirus epidemic or if we are confronting an actual existential threat to the global economy. While most epidemiologists caution that the virus will be nearly […]

By | March 3rd, 2020|Commentaries|0 Comments

Clash of the Titans

By: Peter Schiff

Monday January 27, 2020

In the decades that I have been listening to politicians clumsily trying to explain the economy there has never been a period, with the possible exception of the early Reagan years, in which major party leaders were able to present a solid grasp of economic principles. But I […]

By | January 27th, 2020|Commentaries|0 Comments

This Is Not a Printing Press

The commentary below is from Peter Schiff, Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital, a division of A.G.P. / Alliance Global Partners, a Registered Investment Advisor and a full-service broker/dealer. He is the author of the The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy. Please feel free to excerpt what you like with proper attribution. […]

By | October 16th, 2019|Commentaries|2 Comments

Baghdad Donald

The commentary below is from Peter Schiff, Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital, a division of A.G.P. / Alliance Global Partners, a Registered Investment Advisor and a full-service broker/dealer. He is the author of the The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy. Please feel free to excerpt what you like with […]

By | September 6th, 2019|Commentaries|1 Comment

Trump Kills the Tea Party

By: Peter Schiff, Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital

Trump Kills the Tea PartyAfter claiming to be the greatest at just about everything, Donald Trump has finally found an area where he can stake a credible claim. By negotiating a disastrous budget deal with Democrats, the President […]

By | July 25th, 2019|Commentaries|2 Comments

Laffer Gets Laughable

By: Peter Schiff, Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital

Art LafferWhile the willingness to abandon long held beliefs for political gain has always been a common trait among public figures, the spectacle has recently taken on shocking levels of casual audacity. The contempt for even minimal levels […]

By | July 12th, 2019|Commentaries|0 Comments

The Fed Stops Pretending

By: Peter Schiff, Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital
The Fed Stops PretendingWell, it didn’t take much and it didn’t take long. After years of delays, a tentative start, many cautious pauses along the way, and a top speed that never really hit cruising velocity, the Fed […]

By | June 7th, 2019|Commentaries|1 Comment

Trump’s Last Stand

The commentary below is from Peter Schiff, Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital, a division of A.G.P. / Alliance Global Partners, a Registered Investment Advisor and a full-service broker/dealer. He is the author of the The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy. Please feel free to excerpt what you like with […]

By | May 16th, 2019|Commentaries|1 Comment