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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
Alan Greenspan’s absurd statement in his testimony before Congress this morning, that "As yet, the protracted period of monetary accommodation has not fostered an environment in which broad-based inflation pressures...
Peter Schiff
When analyzed as a whole, the principal economic data that emerged this week, including “higher than expected” retail sales, CPI numbers, housing starts, and unemployment claims, and “lower than expected”...
Peter Schiff
Today's much stronger than expected 1.8% increase in March retail sales, while heralded as good news by Wall Street economists, is actually bad news for the long-term health of the U.S. economy. Fully one half of...
Peter Schiff
With interest rates remaining at historic lows, there is virtual unanimity among market watchers that interest rates will rise in the not-so-distant future. A contrarian, therefore, might be forced to...
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...