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Axel G. Merk

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As part of Merk's in-house research we regularly evaluate a consistent set of charts covering the economy, equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies. The aim is to keep our eyes open and to...
Ask me what I am currently most enthusiastic about in the markets and I’ll tell you it is the underpricing of rate-hike expectations. Let me elaborate on why that's so, what it means for...
As part of Merk's in-house research we regularly evaluate a consistent set of charts covering the economy, equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies. The aim is to keep our eyes open and to...
As part of Merk's in-house research we regularly evaluate a consistent set of charts covering the economy, equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies. The aim is to keep our eyes open and to...
In recent months, pundits have cautioned about a flattening yield curve, suggesting it may signal the end of the economic expansion, the end of the bull market, possibly even the end of the world as...
Last week, I got several calls asking me how U.S. tax reform will impact the price of gold. If you can answer this question, you might be able to answer how tax reform will impact other assets. Let me...
The Fed’s balance-sheet reduction may have profound implications for the dollar, gold, stocks and bonds. We provide an outlook. It is said forecasts are difficult, especially when they relate to...
This time is different. Stocks will always go up. And pigs can fly. Given that pigs are highly intelligent, don’t bet against them. That said, investors might want to take at least the first two...
Two rate hikes since last year have weakened the dollar. Why is that and what’s ahead for currencies and gold? While we're at it, we’ll chime in on what may be in store for the stock...
With seemingly everyone from the blogosphere to the Tweeter-in-chief chiming in on fake news, have investors considered that their risk-return profile may also be “fake”? When it comes to...