The EU and Japan Move Closer

Our weekly commentaries provide Euro Pacific Capital’s latest thinking on developments in the global marketplace. Opinions expressed are those of the writer, and may or may not reflect those held by Euro Pacific Capital, or its CEO, Peter Schiff. By: John Browne Friday, July 14, 2017 Email Any news that emerged from last week’s G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany was bound to be overshadowed by the high theater of the first-ever meeting between U.S. President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. As a result, the biggest actual development from the Summit garnered very little attention in the American media. In fact, it […]

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The Fed May Show Trump No Love

Our weekly commentaries provide Euro Pacific Capital’s latest thinking on developments in the global marketplace. Opinions expressed are those of the writer, and may or may not reflect those held by Euro Pacific Capital. By: Peter Schiff Thursday, July 20, 2017 Email Typically, U.S. Presidents are wary of claiming stock market performance as a referendum on their success. Most have seemed to understand that taking credit also means accepting blame, and no one would want to make the tortured argument that the positive moves reflect well on their presidency but that the negative moves do not. But Donald Trump has […]

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Trump Unscathed by Comey Testimony; David Morgan: Gold and Silver at Breakout Point

Welcome to this week’s Market Wrap Podcast, I’m Mike Gleason. Coming up David Morgan of The Morgan Report joins me for a terrific interview on counterparty risk and other dangers in today’s markets and also shares his thoughts on when he expects the metals to turn and what the smart money is already doing. Don’t miss a tremendous interview with the Silver Guru, David Morgan, coming up after this week’s market update. Gold and silver markets extended their month-long rally earlier this week before giving back gains as former FBI Director James Comey testified on Thursday. The Comey testimony largely […]

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Co-Author of Art of the Deal Says Trump Will Resign, then Declare Victory

This is what I predicted the day after Trump’s election. He has the impulse control of a grease fire. And he certainly can’t admit when he’s wrong, even though he changes his mind on one policy or view after the next. There’s something disturbing about that. More disturbing than Richard Nixon’s paranoia that led to the Watergate scandal. Andrew Pancholi, a close friend and author of The Market Timing Report, has a 45-year cycle that corresponds to the Watergate crisis in 1972. The cycle rolls around again this year! Trump is making an enemy out of the media. Yes, reporters, […]

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The Next Stock Market Crash Will Be Blamed On Donald Trump But It Will Be The Federal Reserve’s Fault Instead

A stock market crash is coming, and the Democrats and the mainstream media are going to blame Donald Trump for it even though it won’t be his fault.  The truth is that we were headed for a major financial crisis no matter who won the election.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up a staggering 230 percent since the lows of 2009, and no stock market rally in our history has ever reached the 10 year mark without at least a 20 percent downturn.  At this point stocks are about as overvalued as they have ever been, and every other […]

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DC Swamp Shutting Down Trump, Bitcoin Skyrockets

Welcome to this week’s Market Wrap Podcast, I’m Mike Gleason. Coming up Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies joins me and lays out a scenario he says is ahead for the economy, interest rates, and monetary policy – all of which point to a watershed moment for gold.  You simply will not want to miss a truly enlightening interview with Michael Pento, coming up after this week’s market update. Gold and silver markets held their own this week even as crude oil prices dipped, the Fed vowed more rate hikes, and the stock market set another new record.  The gold […]

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Trump Turmoil Grows, Prompting Flight to Safety

Donald Trump has been dogged by efforts to undermine his presidency since winning the election in November. Deep State operators and political partisans have been working around the clock to hang a scandal around the president’s neck large enough to ruin him. If markets are any indication, they got some help last week from former FBI director James Comey. Comey’s leaked memo asserting the president tried to interfere with the investigation of Michael Flynn, the former National Security Advisor, prompted a selloff in stocks and a boost in precious metals. Drama around former FBI Director Comeymay trigger Trump’s impeachment. Democratic […]

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The Dow Plunges 372 Points As Trump Impeachment Talk Reaches A Fever Pitch On Capitol Hill

The wolves are circling, and members of Congress from both political parties are now openly talking about impeaching President Trump.  On Wednesday, speculation of a looming Trump impeachment sent stocks plunging.  The Dow was down 372 points, and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both experienced their largest declines in eight months.  This downturn was sparked by a New York Times report that said that a memo that FBI Director James Comey wrote in February stated that Trump requested that Comey “end the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn”.  Democrats and Republicans are both jumping on this memo as […]

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The Best Thing That Trump Has Done So Far

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives finally approved a bill that would repeal and replace significant portions of the law that created Obamacare.  But it was a very close vote.  On Donald Trump’s 105th day in the White House, 217 members of the House voted in favor of the bill, and 213 members of the House voted against the bill.  Of course “Trumpcare” is far from perfect, and it actually does very little to fix our rapidly failing healthcare system, but the reason why this is the best thing that Trump has done so far is because this bill […]

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The Democrats Get Trump And The Republicans To Fold, And That Means There NEVER Will Be A Border Wall

Well, that didn’t take long.  Yesterday I reported that the Democrats were threatening to force a government shutdown if money for a border wall was included in the bill to fund the government, and one day later Donald Trump has unconditionally surrendered.  Despite all of Trump’s promises, a border wall isn’t going to happen at this time, but of course he is pledging to “try again” in September.  But will anything change for the Democrats between now and September?  Of course not.  The Democrats will continue to use these same tactics whenever funding for a border wall comes up, and […]

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