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Euro Pacific Commentaries by Peter Schiff

Every week, we release one commentary from Peter Schiff and another from a featured Euro Pacific broker or analyst, or a consultant. Opinions expressed are those of the writer, and may or may not reflect those held by Euro Pacific Capital, or its CEO, Peter Schiff. Browse years of searchable archives below.
Peter Schiff
Yesterday, with his veiled warnings of a more rapid tightening of monetary policy, Alan Greenspan chose to practice his own version of Teddy Roosevelt’s “big stick policy." But unlike TR, Greenspan speaks loudly...
Peter Schiff
Today, in addition to reporting a stronger than expected 258,000 increase in May non-farm payrolls, the Labor department also upwardly revised March and April gains to 353,000 and 346,000 respectively. While...
Peter Schiff
Contrary to popular rhetoric, given today's interest rate environment there are no circumstances for which homebuyers should choose adjustable rate mortgages (ARM's). That so many are currently opting for...
Peter Schiff
Despite fresh signs of surging inflation (crude oil prices surpassing $39 per barrel for the first time in 14 years, and yesterday's ISM report that showed the employment cost index at a 17 year high and...
Peter Schiff
The startling reality of today's GDP figures reveals a U.S. economy in which weaker than expected growth is occurring against a backdrop of accelerating inflation. Despite the positive spin, this is not the glowing...
Peter Schiff
Alan Greenspan’s absurd statement in his testimony before Congress this morning, that "As yet, the protracted period of monetary accommodation has not fostered an environment in which broad-based inflation pressures...
Peter Schiff
When analyzed as a whole, the principal economic data that emerged this week, including “higher than expected” retail sales, CPI numbers, housing starts, and unemployment claims, and “lower than expected”...
Peter Schiff
Today's much stronger than expected 1.8% increase in March retail sales, while heralded as good news by Wall Street economists, is actually bad news for the long-term health of the U.S. economy. Fully one half of...