Peter Hug is the Director of Global Trade for Kitco Metals Inc. Peter Hug has been involved in the precious metals industry since 1974. In his segment For Pete’s Sake, Peter draws on frontline experience acquired over the years to provide a trader’s perspective on the market. He began gaining first-hand investment industry experience at Deak-Perera. He served as SVP at Guardian Trust Company, which became one of the largest international trading houses for precious metals.

He developed the first precious metals certificate program and the first margin trading accounts for metals on the cash market. A frequent speaker at precious metals conferences and in the financial media, he is one of the handful of experts who have succeeded through multiple bull and bear cycles on the strength and skills honed during the dramatic fluctuations of the 1980s.

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