Peter Schiff appeared on Kitco News with David Lin to talk about the investment implications of the upcoming US elections.
Peter said he doesn’t feel good about the election and that he thinks Biden will likely win. He said the Democrats may even gain control of the Senate. So, what would a Biden win mean for the economy?
Last week, President Trump tweeted the rug out from under stimulus when he announced that negotiations were going to be cut off until after the election. The markets immediately tanked. But Trump quickly reversed course. As Peter Schiff explained in his podcast, the president is now in the process of out-Democrating the Democrats on the stimulus issue. Peter said the Republicans lost the argument the moment they conceded stimulus is “good” for the economy.
Peter Schiff appeared on RT Boom Bust along with Michele Schneider of MarketGauge to talk about market reaction to the stimulus stalemate, the impact of the upcoming election, and the prospects of the dollar.
The interview was recorded before President Trump tweeted the rug out from under the hope of a stimulus deal and cut off negotiations with the Democrats. At the time, Peter said it was certainly possible we could get another round of “so-called” stimulus, but none of it actually helps the underlying economy.
Global de-dollarization resumed in the second quarter according to data recently released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
While the dollar share of global reserves increased in the first quarter of 2020, it fell sharply in Q2, resuming a more than two-year trend downward.
The September labor market report comes out today, but it may not tell the whole story when it comes to jobs. On this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey talks about the long-term prospects for the labor market in the wake of coronavirus lockdowns. He also discusses recent price moves in gold and silver, and talks a little about future prospects for the dollar.
Central bank gold-buying is expected to ramp up again in 2021 with Russia and China possibly entering back into the market.
Citigroup and HSBC Securities both expect an increase in central bank gold purchases next year after a drop-off in 2020.
Gold’s recent correction has taken silver down with it. The white metal dipped below $21 an ounce at its lowest, about $8 off its August highs.
That has led some to speculate that we’ve seen a knockout blow for silver. These are generally the same people who have declared the gold bull dead. But I think it’s way too early to hang “rest in peace” over the silver market for the same reasons I don’t think the gold bull run is over. In fact, this may be an ideal buying opportunity.
Peter Schiff has been warning about a looming dollar collapse. During an appearance on Fox Business in July, Peter said the dollar isn’t just going down, it’s going to crash.
“I think the dollar is going to keep drifting down until it collapses,” Peter said. “And this is going to usher in a real economic crisis in America, unlike something we’ve ever seen.
Peter is not alone. In a recent article published on SCMP.com, Yale economist Stephen Roach said he expects the dollar to plunge by as much as 35% next year.
Gold and silver got hammered (along with stocks) this week as the dollar strengthened with a sudden bout of risk-off sentiment. Rising numbers of coronavirus cases have ignited fears of new economic restrictions and markets have fretted about the lack of additional stimulus. Gold is at a 2-month low. So, is it time to panic? On this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharry tries to answer that question and looks at all that you have to believe in order to claim the gold bull run is dead.
Peter Schiff recently did a presentation at the Endeavour Silver Town Hall Webinar. He talked about the state of the economy, the US dollar, and gold and silver. Peter said he thinks we’re about to see a gold bull market rivaling the 1970s because the world is going to reject the dollar standard and go back to a gold standard.