Friday, July 16, 2010

Predicting Financial Free-fall - Peter Schiff Interview With Benzinga

Peter Schiff is the president of Euro Pacific Capital as well as a renowned analyst, investor and author. Since famously predicting the economic crash of 2007-09 he has written several books, advised Ron Paul's 2008 presidential campaign and launched his own campaign for the Connecticut seat in the United States Senate. He recently released his newest book, "How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes," which is available here at Peter was nice enough to talk with Benzinga's Alex Schiff about his bet with Art Laffer, the future of the markets, gold and more.

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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.