Axel Merk Makes Case for Gold With 80 Years of Data
Looking at 10-year, 30-plus year and 80-year time frames, Axel Merk finds that including gold always enhanced risk-adjusted portfolio returns.
‘The Biggest Threat We Face Might Be Economic Growth’: Merk
Axel Merk warns that economic growth leading to rising interest rates would add $1 trillion in interest expense to finance our deficit.
Yellen: Steady Fed Policy Could Shift With ‘Notable’ Economic Change
Fed Chief Janet Yellen said that while she expects continuity in Fed policy, pausing or increasing bond purchases was not out of the question.
Forget Government Shutdown, Bigger Crisis Looms, Axel Merk Says
The country faces problems that may affect everything from the dollar to investors’ savings and national security.
Specter of Fed Chairman Summers Yields Pessimism, Uncertainty
No one knows what "Larry might do," says PIMCO's Mohamed El-Erian.
Currency Manager Merk Finds Success With ‘Actively Managed Quant Fund’
When it comes to currency funds, a little id goes a long way.
Axel Merk Predicts Japan as Next Crisis, Yellen as Next Fed Chief
The world according to Axel Merk? 'Scary,' says global currency fund manager at a roundtable discussion hosted by Merk Funds’ president.
What’s Behind Gold’s Sudden Turnaround?
Two new analyses argue for a revival in gold, one based on technical indicators tracing the ‘smart money’ and the other adducing the broad economic factors at work, such as an increasingly dovish Fed.
Gold Gets Blamed for Record Commodity ETP Outflows
A sharp decline in the price of gold and large outflows from gold ETPs caused commodity ETP assets to drop to their lowest level since Q2 2010, says ETF Securities.
Why Axel Merk Owns Gold
Because the road to hell — a road stretching from the Fed to the Eurozone to the U.K. to Japan — is paved with good intentions, he says.