Mar 7, 2016

The U.S. Will Monetize The Debt Eventually

When foreign governments or foreign individuals buy our bonds, then the U.S. Dollar can stay strong but if we have to print dollars to buy those bonds then the supply of dollars worldwide is exploding and people can see what we are doing, they can see that we are just monetizing our debt and every country that has collapsed has collapsed for the same reason. You can look for examples of what happened to the countries that have monetized their debt. (iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT))

Peter Schiff is an American businessman, investment broker and financial commentator. Schiff is the CEO and chief global strategist of Euro Pacific Capital Inc.

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