Aug 31, 2018

Markets: Currency Crisis

If countries with current account deficits are experiencing a currency crisis, how long before the nation with the world's largest current account deficit experiences one too? 

What's worse is that while other nations borrow to fund capital investment, the U.S. borrows to consume!

Aug 30, 2018

Are US Treasuries A Good Investment Right Now?

Peter Schiff recently asked this question on a SchiffGold column: "Are US Treasuries a good investment right now?"

Read Peter's detailed answer here: Peter Schiff: U.S. Treasuries Are A 'Lousy Deal'

Markets: New Highs, Fed Narrative

Video: The Hawkish Federal Reserve Narrative Is Slowly Changing


- US stock markets trading at all-time highs;
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is just shy of a new record high;
- The catalyst for the stock market rally: a changing Fed narrative;
- The Federal Reserve does not think that inflation will break out;
- Traders are starting to price in less tightening from the Federal Reserve;
- Pending Home Sales unexpected drop;

Aug 28, 2018

Powell Is Going To Let The Inflation Genie Out Of The Bottle

Peter Schiff explains the long term ramifications of the dovish speech by the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell:

Peter Schiff: The Fed Is Going To Let The Inflation Genie Out Of The Bottle

Aug 27, 2018

Hedge Funds Are Net Short Gold

The catalyst for the rise in gold and the decline in the US Dollar I believe was the dovish speech given by Jerome Powell in Jackson Hole. (...) Remember we've got a lot of people who are short gold. Now for the first time since 2001 the hedge funds are net short gold and I think they can get caught in a losing trade and have to scramble to buy back the gold that they sold.

Aug 24, 2018

A New Crisis Is Coming

We’re seeing a lot of warning signs people should be worried about, but again they’re dismissing them, much the way they did 10 years ago. You know, we’re getting close to the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis. Remember, the whole thing started in August of 2008. Here we are August 2018, 10 years later. I think we’re heading for an even bigger crisis and the same people are even more clueless.

We Are Headed Into a Massive Recession

We are headed into a massive recession. Trump bought the economy some time with the tax cuts but all it's doing is pushing off the day of reckoning. - Peter Schiff on Fox Business

Aug 21, 2018

Trump Criticizes The Federal Reserve

He's been critical of the Federal Reserve for having raised rates. One of the things President Trump said apparently was that when he nominated Powell he had expected him to be a easier money guy. That he nominated him thinking that he wouldn't have all these interest rate hikes and so he's disappointed that his nominee is not being as easy when it comes to monetary policy as what he had hoped when he appointed him.

The Weak Dollar Policy

It should be obvious that Donald Trump has a weak dollar policy whether he wants to name it a weak dollar policy or not.

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