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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
Today, the government reported that May producer prices rose by a higher than "expected".8%, the biggest increase in more than a year. Cumulatively the gain over the past 12 months has been 5%, the most in...
Peter Schiff
In 1971, inflation had gotten so out of control that President Richard Nixon felt he had no choice but to resort to the draconian, and foolhardy, imposition of wage and price controls. What level of CPI...
Peter Schiff
Today, the Commerce Department released another "unexpected" rise in the monthly trade deficit. April's deficit, which came in at a staggering 48.3 billion dollars, follows March's revised 46.6 billion...
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...