Hour 1 - 3
Peter Schiff is the CEO and Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital, an SEC-Registered Investment Adviser and a full service broker/dealer. He is one of the few widely known economists and investment professionals to have spoken about the financial crisis before it began. As a result of his commentary on the U.S. stock market, economy, real estate, the mortgage meltdown, credit crunch, subprime debacle, commodities, gold and the dollar, he is becoming increasingly more renowned. He is a widely followed opponent of debt-fueled growth policies and known for his advocacy for emerging market and commodity-focused investments in countries with positive fiscal characteristics.
Mr. Schiff has been quoted hundreds of times in leading news outlets
around the world, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Die Zeit,
Tokyo Shinbun, South China Morning Post, Investor's Business Daily, The
Financial Times, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The
Washington Post. He regularly appears on CNBC, CNN, The BBC, Al Jazeera,
Fox News, and Fox Business Network. His best-selling book, "Crash
Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse" was published by
Wiley & Sons in February of 2007. His fourth book, “The Real Crash –
America’s Coming Bankruptcy” was published by St. Martin’s Press in May
of 2012. He is the host of the Peter Schiff Show a daily syndicated
talk radio show that is broadcast online and from terrestrial stations
coast to coast.
Mr. Schiff began his investment career as a financial consultant with Shearson Lehman Brothers, after having earned a degree in finance and accounting from U.C. Berkeley in 1987. A financial professional for more than twenty years, he joined Euro Pacific in 1996 and served as its President until December 2010, when he became CEO. An expert on money, economic theory, and international investing, he is a highly sought after speaker at conferences and symposia around the world. He served as an economic advisor to the 2008 Ron Paul presidential campaign and ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut in 2010. He resides in Connecticut and holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 27, 53, 55, 63 & 65 registrations.
JIM BRUCE - PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/WRITER
Jim was Editor/Writer/Co-Producer of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars - winner of Best Documentary at the 2005 AFI Fest (American Film Institute) and finalist for the 2006 International Documentary Association's Feature Film of the Year. Jim has also worked as an editor on acclaimed documentaries (including The King of Kong and Dambe: The Mali Project), and as an assistant editor on films such as Kinsey, Insomnia, X-Men: The Last Stand, and The Incredible Hulk.He was a Visiting Professor at Middlebury College in 2007.
Jim has been a student of financial markets for over a decade, and began writing a newsletter in 2006 warning about the oncoming financial crisis. His short trades in 2007 and 2008 helped finance a significant portion of Money For Nothing’s budget.
Money For Nothing: Inside The Federal Reserve is an independent, non partisan documentary film that examines America's central bank in a critical, yet balanced way.
Feb 12th, 2014 - 8:00 p.m. - Ball State University
Meanwhile, the trial of the "Hancock 17" peace activists is taking place. The defendants and their allies released a statement: "After awaiting trial for 15 months, the defense case of the Hancock 17 will begin at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, continuing on Friday, Jan. 24, in De Witt Town Court, near Syracuse. On Oct. 25, 2012, 17 people were arrested for symbolically blocking the three gates at Hancock National Air Guard Base which is a site where MQ 9 Reaper drones are piloted over Afghanistan. ... They stood in front of the gates with banners and and signs calling for an end to drone warfare and read a citizen's War Crimes Indictment to the base personnel at the gates. They called for an end of attacks on civilians that are illegal under international war.
"After almost three hours outside the gates, the protesters were arrested and arraigned on charges of Trespass and Disorderly Conduct. ... The protesters were also issued Orders of Protection for Col. Earl Evans which require them to stay away from the base. Violating the Order carries potential misdemeanor or even felony charges. ...
"The defendants' case is supported by former Attorney General Ramsey Clark, Law professor Francis Boyle, Urbana Champagne, University of Illinois, expert on drones and international law."
Just after his November nomination, the New York Times noted that Barron "signed two secret memorandums declaring that it would be lawful for the United States to kill Anwar al-Awlaki, a United States citizen suspected of plotting terrorist attacks, if it were not feasible to capture him."