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Axel Merk

Axel Merk is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments, manager of the Merk Funds. He is a recognized expert on the global economy, monetary policy and international investing. An authority on currencies, he is a pioneer in the use of strategic currency investing to seek diversification and has been named a “Currency Guru” by Morningstar.

Axel Merk is a regular guest on CNBC, FoxBusiness and Bloomberg. His columns and interviews frequently appear in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and other financial media around the world. Merk is a sought after expert speaker at industry conferences, including the annual conferences of the CFA, FPA and AAII organizations in 2011, as well ...More
  • Description: Mutual Fund Manager. Trading frequency: Weekly
  • Interests: Forex, Mutual funds
Merk Insights

Merk’s insight and expertise have allowed him to foresee major economic developments: As early as 2003, he identified the building of the credit bubble; in 2005, he positioned his clients to move out of real estate and the faltering U.S. dollar by investing in hard currencies and gold; in early 2007 he ...More

Sustainable Wealth: Achieve Financial Security in a Volatile World of Debt and Consumption

Introducing the Sustainable Wealth Lifestyle.

Sustainable wealth is a matter of understanding how the greater economic universe works, how that will affect your finances, and how to manage those finances to seek a sustained, financially secure future.

Many individuals have gone down the ...More

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