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Euro Pacific Commentaries

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 a year where inflation was supposedly no where to be found, in 2004 the Consumer Price Index rose by 3.3%, its largest gain since 2000. In fact, other then 2000 one has to go all the way back to 1991 to find a...
Peter Schiff
In his January 18th article “As Dollar Weakens, Hidden Strengths May Wade Off Crisis,” Greg Ip gives credence to those who assert that America’s unique status makes it immune from suffering the economic consequences...
Peter Schiff
Even with today's larger than expected .7% decline in December producer prices, the index still posted a 4.1% gain on the year, the steepest rise since the 5.7% jump in 1990. In fact, even during the 1980's there were...
Peter Schiff
In reaction to yesterday's release of a record trade deficit, Treasury Secretary John Snow continued with his Rumpelstilsken routine of characterizing disastrous economic news as if it were just the opposite. Here’s a...
Peter Schiff
Today's release of a record $60.3 billion dollar November trade deficit continues to confound the "experts" who have constantly predicted that a weaker dollar would be the cure for America's exploding trade imbalance....
Peter Schiff
In the recently released minutes of the FOMC Dec 14th meeting, several members of the committee appear to have made a central banker's version of a foxhole conversion. However, despite this new-found religion, the...
Peter Schiff
There is a growing consensus that overwhelmingly negative investor sentiment concerning the dollar, combined with the media's wide-spread coverage of its decline, are contrarian indicators that could presage a surprise...
Peter Schiff
In the 1980’s Arthur Laffer gained fame by sketching his controversial "Laffer Curve" on a cocktail napkin. In an interview today on CNBC Mr. Laffer lead me to believe that the same napkin could probably provide enough...