Diversification Is Futile; Economy a ‘House of Cards’: Axel Merk
Investors cannot rely on traditional investment principles at a time when government and consumers have a common interest in currency debasement, says Axel Merk.
Specter of Fed Chairman Summers Yields Pessimism, Uncertainty
No one knows what "Larry might do," says PIMCO's Mohamed El-Erian.
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.
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.
Currency Manager Merk on Cyprus and Why PIMCO’s El-Erian Is Wrong
Merk doesn’t buy the PIMCO chief's argument that time will heal the crisis.
Global Investing and Election: 6 Key Strategies by 6 Top Analysts
To sort out the pros and cons of international investing this election season, AdvisorOne went straight to the source for some of the best commentary from thought leaders in asset management.
Merk Funds’ President Calls Draghi ‘Pure Genius’
Draghi told the world that the ECB will act like a central bank of a United States of Europe.
New Hire Roundup: Morningstar Adds to Fund Research Team
This week in new hires, Morningstar announced six appointments for its fund analyst research team; James Machuga joined Merk Investments; and Philipp Hildebrand was named vice chairman at BlackRock.
Axel Merk: Is Occupy Wall Street a Threat to the Dollar?
Will the Occupy Wall Street protests have a detrimental effect on the dollar? No doubt some protesters hope so, and currency manager Axel Merk says the notion isn’t farfetched.