Dec 12, 2014

Retail Sales: The Economy Is Not Driven By Spending

The economy is not driven by spending, its driven by savings and production, which we do not have. But you can keep the bubble going with the spending and people do not really make a distinction between a bubble economy and a genuine economy. Just as long as the bubble can keep inflating, that is all everybody really cares about. And the evidence of that is the fact that they are still spending.

Related stocks: Ford (F), General Motors (GM), Tesla (TSLA)

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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