Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff

Peter David Schiff (born March 23, 1963) is an American entrepreneur, author and financial commentator. Schiff is CEO and chief global strategist[3] of Euro Pacific Capital Inc., a broker-dealer based in Westport, Connecticut, as well as founder and Chairman of SchiffGold, a precious metals dealer based in Manhattan.

Schiff has appeared as a guest on financial television shows and been quoted in major print publications. He is host of The Peter Schiff Show, an audio show broadcast on terrestrial and internet radio and was formerly host of an internet podcast called Wall Street Unspun now archived as podcasts. Schiff acquired significant internet fame for correctly predicting in 2005-2007 the coming collapse in U.S. housing prices and the ensuing global financial crisis. In 2010, Schiff ran in the Republican primary for the United States Senate seat in Connecticut, but lost to Linda McMahon.

Schiff is known for his bearish views on the US economy and US dollar, and his bullish views on commodities, foreign stocks and foreign currencies. Schiff voices strong support for the Austrian School of economic thought.

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