Jun 17, 2015
Axel Merk: Fed Must Get Out of Politics
Stop the Fed!?
We are concerned the Fed causes both economic and political stability to deteriorate.
And, no, this is not about discouraging the Fed to hike rates. This analysis is about pointing out that the road to hell may be...
May 12, 2015
Will gold zoom higher with Greece on the brink of default? Or will it crash as the Fed pursues an “exit?” Why has gold not rallied with the recent retreat of the dollar?
May 6, 2015
In anticipation of higher U.S. rates and lower rates elsewhere, the greenback had enjoyed a dramatic rally. Has the tide turned, or is the dollar merely taking a breather? We believe there are threats and opportunities hidden underneath recent market action.
Mar 3, 2015
Is Japan Zimbabwe? How preposterous: Japan is an advanced economy that cannot possibly suffer the same fate as Zimbabwe. Right? Or could Japan get hyperinflation?
Feb 24, 2015
To answer whether gold is “risk free,” let’s look at it from a couple different vantage points:
Feb 11, 2015
Gone are the ZIRP days , the "Zero Interest Rate Policy" is being replaced by negative interest rates in various countries. ZIRP is a form of financial repression, where savers earn less than the inflation rate to discourage saving.
Jan 21, 2015
Is European Central Bank (ECB) head Mario Draghi's determination to purchase government bonds turning Europe into a banana republic? What are the implications not only for the euro and U.S. dollar, but gold, stocks and bonds?
Jan 7, 2015
Is the recent bout in volatility yet another "buy-the-dip" opportunity or a sign of worse to come? Investors struggle with both keeping up with the markets while protecting themselves against a severe correction.