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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
In what amounts to the best April Fool's joke of the day, the labor department released the much-delayed February Produce Price Index which, according to government statisticians, apparently rose by the standard.1%!...
Peter Schiff
A story in the Times of London, that the Bank of Japan has ended its policy of dollar intervention, has been officially denied by the Japanese Ministry of Finance. It has been speculated that the...
Peter Schiff
With the release of February's CPI, Wall Street once again rejoices under the delusion that there is no inflation. For the month of February the CPI rose by.5%. However, seasonally adjusted, it only rose by.3%,...
Peter Schiff
Instead of narrowing, as economists routinely forecast, and despite the dollar’s substantial decline, January's trade deficit widened to a new all time record high of 43.1 billion dollars. In classic Orwellian...
Peter Schiff
Once again, Wall Street is surprised by yet another in a string of weak employment numbers. Not only were the 21,000 jobs created far fewer than the 175,000 that had been forecast, but the labor department...
Peter Schiff
In recent months the statements of Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan have become increasingly confusing and self-contradictory. So much so, that an impartial observer must conclude that his motives are somewhat less...
Peter Schiff
If Alan Greenspan were Pinocchio, his nose would literally have knocked his congressional questioners off their seats. In testimony full of misstatements, one assertion stood out as particularly outrageous....
Peter Schiff
Greenspan's re-wording of his commitment to "keep interest rates low for a considerable period" to being "patient" before raising interest rates is a distinction without a difference. After all, how long is...