Oct 13, 2015
While some continue dancing, the music might have already stopped: are we already in a bear market in stocks? In this context, we study past bear markets to see whether gold may serve as a valuable diversifier for what's ahead.
Sep 29, 2015
We call on central banks to abolish their zero interest rate policy (ZIRP) framework before more harm is done. In our assessment, ZIRP is bad for all stakeholders and may even lead to war.
Sep 16, 2015
Will she raise or will she not? As financial markets focus on whether we will see a Fed rate hike this week, investors may be in for a rude awakening.
Sep 1, 2015
When it comes to foreign exchange, China's latest move may be best explained by her desire to play with the grown-ups.
Aug 4, 2015
Increasingly concerned about the markets, I’ve taken more aggressive action than in 2007, the last time I soured on the equity markets. Let me explain why and what I’m doing to try to profit from what may lie ahead.
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.