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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
Though I have stated in previous emails that it is production not consumption that is the engine that drives the economic train, even if a "stimulus" package is enacted which leads to a temporary increase in...
Peter Schiff
The argument over whether it is the President's tax cut package or the alternative proposed by congressional democrats, which does more to stimulate consumer spending, misses the fundamental economic concept that it...
Peter Schiff
While the financial media is quick to dismiss the recent rise in the price of gold as nothing more than nervousness over Iraq or North Korea, they fail to understand the significance of this reaction. In previous...
Peter Schiff
Today's release by The Institute for Supply Management's of its index for non- manufacturing businesses, following Monday's release of similar data on the manufacturing sector, confirms America's trend toward de-...
Peter Schiff
Yesterday the University of Michigan reported its first monthly increase in consumer confidence in six months as its index increased to 84.2 from 80.6 in October. Today the Commerce Department released data showing...
Peter Schiff
The only thing more amazing than today's release of yet another in an uninterrupted string of horrendous monthly merchandise trade deficits is the lack of attention such deficits receive in the media. Most of today'...
Peter Schiff
Yesterday's strong numbers on retails sales and today's weak data on industrial production, which reveals a third consecutive month of falling output from our nation's factories, mines, and utilities, show that...
Peter Schiff
Foreign creditors could be preparing to slam Greenspan's next rate cut right back in his face. The U.S. dollar has recently fallen to a four month low against the Euro and Swiss Franc, and came close making a 2.5...

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