Articles by Axel Merk

Whatever It Takes 2.0?

Axel Merk, Merk Investments  April 8th, 2014 If you are convincingly irrational the market may expect extreme measures and front run your bluff. It’s in…




Fishing for Gold? Axel Merk

Fishing for Gold? Axel Merk, Merk Investments  March 18th, 2014 If interest rates are supposed to be on the rise, why has the price of gold…


The Dollar’s Long Term Decline

Axel Merk, Merk Investments March 6th, 2014 The cleanest of the dirty shirts doesn’t necessarily preserve your purchasing power. Sure, the U.S. dollar has beaten…



No Honeymoon for Janet Yellen

Axel Merk – No Honeymoon for Janet Yellen On Janet Yellen’s first day on the job as Fed Chair, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped…