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Peter Schiff: The Fed Made This Bed and Now We Have to Lie In It

Inflation is running hot. Economic data is running cold. Stocks and bonds are under pressure. The Fed is scrambling. In his podcast, Peter Schiff talked about the trajectory of the economy. He said we’re on the cusp of the most obvious crisis that virtually nobody saw coming. The Federal Reserve made this bed. Now we have to lie in it.Stocks and bonds are off to a rough start in 2022 with the expectation of rate hikes on the horizon. In fact, many analysts now think that the Fed could...

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Peter Schiff: The Year of Living Dangerously

With 2021 now in the rear-view mirror, I believe that future financial historians may regard it as the year of peak speculation.While the history of American markets is littered with periods of irrational exuberance, none of those episodes can really match the current market for outright delusion and the blatant disregard for basic investment discipline. Where to begin?It was the year that brought us “meme stocks,” companies whose share prices skyrocketed precisely because their business...

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Treasury Binges in October, Adding Almost Half a Trillion in Debt

After all the drama, Congress finally did what everyone knew it would do.  It raised the debt ceiling by $480 billion in October. The Treasury wasted no time and quickly added $480 billion to the national debt in the second half of the month.With this new debt tagged on, if the Fed has to raise rates to 6% to fight inflation, it would increase interest costs by $250 billion within 6 months and nearly $1 trillion within a few years. This is why the Fed must tell everyone that inflation is...

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Peter Schiff: Gold Is an Inflation Safe Haven, Not Bonds

Gold and bonds are both considered to be safe havens. But in a recent podcast, Peter explained why bonds are not a safe haven in an inflationary environment. In fact, bonds – including US Treasuries – are risk assets when inflation is running hot. If you want safety from inflation, you need to buy gold.Another gold rally fizzled this week when bond yields pushed up, sparked by rising oil prices. Peter said nothing happening in the bond market should have been a drag on gold and silver....

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Peter Schiff: Stagflation Is Here!

We got the highly anticipated employment report on Friday. It came in far below expectations. But despite weak economic data, bond yields are rising, along with the price of just about everything. Meanwhile, a gold rally fizzled. Peter Schiff talked about it during his podcast, explaining just how badly the markets are misinterpreting the data. When you add up plunging bonds yields, strong oil, and weak economic data – that equals stagflation.According to the September Labor Department...

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Government Debt Looking as Sketchy as a Payday Loan

The US government continues to borrow and spend at a torrid pace, running massive deficits month after month.The US national debt currently stands at nearly $28.5 trillion. That doesn’t account for the trillions of unfunded liabilities. And there is no end to the spending in sight. There are trillions of dollars in new spending programs coming down the pike.The debt phenomenon isn’t limited to the US. Countries all over the world are following the same path. The world is awash with...

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Bonds vs Bullion: Will This Trickle Turn Into a Flood for Gold & Silver?

What will happen if the huge amounts of capital in the bond markets start fleeing that sector for gold? Could it be happening already? Join Mike Maloney, Jeff Clark and Adam Taggart as they tackle the latest news: The ongoing Real Estate Bubble, public demand for further stimulus, turncoat bureaucrats, gold’s role as the ultimate protection of property rights….this truly is a bumper episode coming in at 30 minutes long. Enjoy.

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At Least Somebody Gets It! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast March 5, 2021

Gold faced more selling pressure this week as the mainstream continues to labor under the misguided notion that the Federal Reserve is going to tighten monetary policy sooner than expected to deal with inflation. Friday Gold Wrap podcast host Mike Maharrey has been arguing the Fed is not going to tighten; it’s going to ramp up quantitative easing to keep rates down. This week, he shares some insights from a mainstream analyst who gets it too.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast...

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Peter Schiff: Reserve Bank of Australia Does the Fed’s Dirty Work

On Monday, the Reserve Bank of Australia announced plans to dramatically increase its quantitative easing program. Was this an Aussie canary in the coal mine foreshadowing what’s coming down the pike from the Federal Reserve? Peter Schiff talked about the RBA’s move in his podcast. He said, for now, the Australian central bank is doing the Fed’s dirty work.The Reserve Bank of Australia doubled its QE program, expanding it by a further A$100 billion ($76.2 billion). RBA Governor Philip...

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Peter Schiff: Anybody Betting Against Gold Is Going to Lose

Gold and silver continue to struggle with significant selling pressure. Last Friday, gold dropped some $40 as bond yields rose yet again. There continues to be this expectation that rising inflation and economic growth are going to force the Fed’s hand and cause it to pivot to tighter monetary policy sooner than expected. But in his podcast, Peter Schiff reminds us that inflation is not a threat to gold. And he says anybody betting against the yellow metal and on the dollar is going to...

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