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Month: April 2017

The Peter Schiff Podcast

U.S. GDP Cools As Eurozone Inflation Heats Up – Ep. 245:

Summary: The Europeans released their inflation numbers today.  Year over year, inflation in the Eurozone are increasing at an average of 1.9%, which is Mario Draghi’s objective.  This is a 4-year high in CPI increase.  How does Draghi justify more stimulus? In the U.S. growth is lower than forecast, while inflation is higher than forecast. …

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Spending, Not Taxes, Measures Government’s True Burden – Ep. 243

Summary: Government spending creates the greatest drag on the U.S. economy.  Cutting taxes, even the “biggest tax cut ever” cannot stimulate the economy alone.  So if you’re fed up with paying taxes, if you think you are over-taxed,  and you are, it’s because the government is spending too much money. The only real way to …

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Crowd Beginning To Exit Long Dollar Trade – Ep. 242

Summary: Goldman Sachs is no longer recommending a long trade on the dollar. The dollar was previously regarded as a conviction trade, first over speculation over Fed rate hikes and then over Trump exuberance with the expectation of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and other moves that would continue to inflate the dollar bubble.  The dollar …

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Is Donald Trump The Next Jimmy Carter? – Ep. 241

Summary: Donald Trump’s promises on healthcare and smaller government appear to be fading behind news of increased military spending, infrastructure spending and compromises on health care and tax reform.  This scenario looks far more like Jimmy Carter than Ronald Regan. We continue to get bad economic data, telegraphing that the air is already leaking out …

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