Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff is an American businessman, author and financial commentator. Schiff is CEO and chief global strategist of Euro Pacific Capital Inc., a broker-dealer based in Westport, Connecticut and CEO of Euro Pacific Precious Metals, LLC, a gold and silver dealer based in New York City. Schiff frequently appears as a guest on CNBC, Fox News, and Bloomberg Television and is often quoted in major financial publications. In 2010 Schiff ran as a candidate in the Republican primary for the United States Senate seat from Connecticut. He has authored four books, which have become best sellers. Among them, «Crash Proof 2.0: how to harness the economic collapse.» Truman Factor features Schiff’s articles in English and in Spanish.

Peter Schiff’s exclusive interview with Allan Meltzer

Peter Schiff’s exclusive interview with Allan Meltzer

Peter Schiff's exclusive interview with Allan Meltzer at The Atlantic Economy Summit.…

Spanish Flu May Send EU to Bed

Spanish Flu May Send EU to Bed

The implications of the present situation in Spain could be more far reaching than is currently anticipated and the contagion it represents could lead to a fundamental change in the world's monetary order.…

Obama’s Pretzel Logic

Obama’s Pretzel Logic

Obama relies on classic "wet sidewalks cause rain" reasoning, and assumes that an effect can be the father of the cause.…

BRICS Plan for the Future

BRICS Plan for the Future

If the BRICS countries continue to develop in the present trajectories, I believe that in five or ten years they will have the ability to fund their bank at levels that could challenge Western institutions.…

Central Banks Beat Up on Private Creditors

Central Banks Beat Up on Private Creditors

One particularly pernicious aspect of the Greek settlement was the declaration that the European Central Bank (ECB) deemed itself to be 'senior' to all other bondholders and was thusly able to recoup all its invested principal.…

No Easy Fix for Gas Prices

No Easy Fix for Gas Prices

Oil and gas prices are high now for a very simple reason: the U.S. Federal Reserve has gone on an unapologetic campaign to push up inflation and push down the value of the U.S. dollar.…

Straightening Out the Strait

Straightening Out the Strait

It should not be ignored that, in a possibly tight election this fall, a "wag the dog" scenario with Iran is not beyond the realm of possibility.…

The Dollar’s Lucky Streak

The Dollar’s Lucky Streak

Contrary to popular belief, the problems in Europe are helping, not hindering, the U.S economy - at least in the short-term.…

2012 Offers Few Reasons for Optimism

2012 Offers Few Reasons for Optimism

If one assumes as I do that no leader on either side of the Atlantic has the courage to face the music, then there can be little reason for optimism in 2012.…

Whose Fuse is Shorter?

Whose Fuse is Shorter?

The irony is that Europe is actually being criticized for its failure to follow America's lead.…

The Beginning of the End of Fiat Money

The Beginning of the End of Fiat Money

The argument for the dollar and against gold is simplistic, and I will evaluate it against the four-stage collapse I see ahead for the Western currencies.…

Greek Democracy Could Be Costly

Greek Democracy Could Be Costly

When the Greek referendum looked like a possibility, a thinly disguised panic erupted along the corridors of power in Europe.…

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