About our presenter

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Peter Hug - Director of Global Trading

Peter Hug has been involved in precious metals since 1974. 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.

Peter has acquired extensive experience in the wholesale markets and international asset diversification. 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.

As the Director of Global Trading at Kitco, Peter develops new and improved investment options for Kitco customers. 

Every Monday Peter Hug breaks down the news and reviews the latest information from North America, Europe and Asia on For Pete's Sake. From the latest market-making swings to important forward-looking events, Peter processes it all to help you decide how to play the day.


More Peter Hug



Webinar- Keep it simple: non-allocated accounts
Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 12:00 PM ET
Duration: 15 minutes
Presenter: Peter Hug
Keep it simple with a non-allocated account, otherwise known as a Pool account, Kitco's most convenient and cost-effective option for trading precious metals. Peter Hug provides an overview on the benefits of a non-allocated account and discusses various ways to use it efficiently.

Webinar- Where to store gold: Learn about geographical diversification
Thursday, May 03, 2012 @ 12:00 PM ET
Duration: 15 minutes
Presenter: Peter Hug
Where should you store gold? Are your precious metals stored in a safe place? Learn about Kitco's Canadian Allocated Storage program, one of the easiest and most cost-effective means to store your precious metal holdings. In this webinar, Peter Hug explains geographical diversification.