Articles by Axel Merk


Fake Risk, Fake Return?

With seemingly everyone from the blogosphere to the Tweeter-in-chief chiming in on fake news, have investors considered their risk/return profile may also be “fake”? When…






The End of Dollar Dominance?

The end of U.S. dollar dominance may be unfolding in front of our eyes.   No, we don’t think China’s ascent is the key threat; instead,…


Failure Of Inflation Targeting?!

Failure of Inflation Targeting?! by Axel Merk, Merk Investments It ain’t working. Eight years after the outbreak of the financial crisis, central bank chiefs suggest…


The Case For Absolute Return

The Case For Absolute Return by Axel Merk, Merk Investments Talk about diversification comes cheap. Actually diversifying one’s portfolio is far more difficult. We have…