PETER SCHIFF

PETER SCHIFF

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

GOLD : An Exciting Conclusion to a VolatileYear

Peter Schiff : Fortunately, after staggering along the lows, the precious metals are off to the races once more - with gold rallying more than 16% and silver 30%. This remarkable performance continues even in the face of the Fed's sustained tapering threats.

The exhaustion of short-sellers paired with insatiable global physical demand has positioned gold for an exciting conclusion to a volatile year.

Back to the Futures
In last month's Gold Letter, I explored the likelihood of a dramatic short squeeze in the gold futures market. With record short positions facing a rising gold price, I anticipated that short sellers would have to cover their bets by buying back the contracts they sold short, and in so doing, drive the yellow metal higher. - in finance.townhall




Peter Schiff is a well-known commentator appearing regularly on CNBC, TechTicker and FoxNews. He is often referred to as "Doctor Doom" because of his bearish outlook on the economy and the U.S. Dollar in particular. Peter was one of the first from within the professional investment field to call the housing market a bubble. Peter has written a book called "Crash Proof" and a follow-on called "The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets". He is the President of EuroPacific Capital, which is a brokerage specializing in finding dividend-yielding, value-based foreign stocks.

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