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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
St. Louis Federal Reserve President William Poole finally stated the obvious when he said that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mack "may not be sufficiently capitalized to weather a financial shock," that they "pose a risk...
Peter Schiff
Several Federal Reserve officials have been recently trumpeting their belief that there is no housing bubble. Having completely missed the stock market bubble, one should recognize such self -serving comments for...
Peter Schiff
The data released this morning on international trade, wholesale "inflation" and unemployment claims combined to create the worst one day release of bad economic news that I have ever seen. Such a slew of...
Peter Schiff
For those of you who reviewed Alan Greenspan's testimony today, you may recall his comments regarding how "home equity extractions" have benefited the economy. Unfortunately, he ignores all of the negatives...
Peter Schiff
By testifying emphatically before the senate finance committee that he sees "no signs of inflation" in the U.S. economy, Alan Greenspan proves that he bares more than just a physical resemblance to the visually-...
Peter Schiff
Today's unexpected decline in forth quarter productivity calls attention to yet another "new era" myth that refuses to die. Despite conventional misconception, U.S. productivity growth in the late 1990's was merely...
Peter Schiff
All the talk about "war premiums" in gold and oil is most likely a product of wishful thinking rather than reality. It is widely believed that gold and oil prices have been rising as a result of the uncertainty...
Peter Schiff
Today, U.S. Treasury Secretary-nominee John Snow repeated the mantra of his predecessors by declaring "a strong dollar is in the national interest." Given that the U.S. has a 500 billion dollar current account...