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Month: May 2017

The Peter Schiff Podcast

Fed Admits It Needs Evidence Q1 Weakness Was Transitory – Ep. 251

Summary: The Fed is now indicating it needs evidence that  the Q1 weak economic data is transitory and not a trend.  This is interesting for 2 reasons.  The Fed’s narrative has always been to tout economic growth even in the face of flimsy or no supporting data.  Now the Fed is actually admitting there is …

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The Peter Schiff Podcast

The Dollar’s Decline Is Only Just Getting Started – Ep. 250

Summary:  The dollar’s decline really started with the Fed’s too-little-too late rate hikes.  The rally of 2014 – 2015 was fueled by expectations of more aggressive Fed monetary policy that did not materialize. We’ve been trending sideways since then with the exception of an upward spike after the Trump victory.  Now, as much of the …

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The Peter Schiff Podcast

Will Republicans Dump Trump for Pence? – Ep. 249

Summary: Republicans face chaos around Trump’s political difficulties, causing some to consider potential advantages of a President Pence.  Market volatility has not yet brought the DJIA below pre-Trump numbers while the dollar index slides and gold moves up. Meanwhile, household debt is higher than 2008 levels even as fewer Americans own homes. It looks like …

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The Peter Schiff Podcast

Fed Dismisses Weak Data to Posture for Another Rate Hike

SchiffReport recorded Saturday, May 6 On Wednesday of this week, the Federal Reserve against a rate hike in May But based on their official statement, the market assigned a much higher probability To a rate hike coming in June In fact, following Friday’s slightly better-than-expected Non-Farm Payroll report, the probability of a June rate hike …

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