Author: Peter Schiff

Fed Up Friday

Fed Up Friday

In light of the Fed rate hike news finally dropping this week, we can start looking ahead to the rest of the year. It’s a great time to be Fed Up with the election looming and global central banks making...

CPI Numbers Show Mixed Results for the Economy

CPI Numbers Show Mixed Results for the Economy

The Consumer Price Index numbers released Friday showed inflation levels increasing 0.2%, which is slightly better than investors expected. Part of the rise was attributed to the so-called core inflation index, minus food and energy prices, which increased 0.3% in...

Apple Tax Grab by EU Invades IRS Airspace

Apple Tax Grab by EU Invades IRS Airspace

by John Browne On August 30th, the European Union (EU) Commission ordered the Irish government to reclaim some $14.6 billion of so-called back taxes plus interest from Apple Inc. The order challenged sovereign tax authority within the EU and well-established international...

Fed President Comments Send Stock Markets Diving for Cover

Fed President Comments Send Stock Markets Diving for Cover

Last Friday the stock market tanked following another monetary policy maker’s statements about interest rates. It seems investors are, yet again, willing to believe the Fed intends to raise interest rates despite the reality of a bad economy. Policy makers...

Negative Rates Will Kill Growth

For years I have argued that ultra-low interest rates act more as an economic sedative than a stimulant. This idea has elicited laughter from the economic establishment. But it is becoming clearer that rates set by central banks that are...

Peter Schiff’s Fed Up Friday

It seems like a long time has passed since all the hawkish talk from the Fed after the jobs report came out. That’s probably because this week has seen mounting evidence that a rate hike before December, or possibly even...

Low College Enrollment Sign of Education Bubble

Another bad US economic indicator is becoming a focus for economic policy makers. Last month at the economic symposium at Jackson Hole, Janet Yellen said, “As a society, we should explore ways to raise productivity growth … improving our educational system...

Australian Mining Company Offers Gold Dividends Option

Holding physical precious metals continues to be in high demand around the world. In fact, the need for physical gold is so high that Australian-based mining company, Resolute Mining, is offering to pay out investor dividends in the yellow metal. In...

The Fed Up Fix (Video)

YT Comment jmcarp98 I’m not concerned about the loss of jobs but our freedom to drive on our terms. Great, so now we wont be able to drive because its just not safe. If the technology is voluntary then I...