Merk Research: The Business Cycle

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by: Axel Merk

As part of Merk's in-house research meeting, we are studying a plethora of charts that might affect the markets, ranging from charts on the economy, equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities, special reports.

Today, we are sharing with you select charts on the business cycle and why they might matter when thinking about the markets. Please keep in mind the business cycle is but one way to assess the markets; at Merk, we consider the business cycle as we develop an overall assessment of the markets in the context of other threats and opportunities.