Axel Merk: Fed to drop ‘sledgehammer’, will gold tank 40% like after 2011?

Kitco News, Released on 10/26/22

Axel Merk, CIO and founder of Merk Investments, discusses the outlook for gold, inflation, and the economy, with David Lin, Anchor for Kitco News.

0:00 – Gold price performance
5:00 – Inflation breakdown
11:11 – Home prices
16:49 – The Fed will ‘break’ something
20:42 – Gold and geopolitical risks

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Axel Merk is the Founder, President, Portfolio Manager, and CIO at Merk Investments LLC. He is an expert on qualitative research and macroeconomic trends. Mr. Merk is also an expert on macro trends, hard money, international investing, and on building sustainable wealth, and he is a pioneer in the use of strategic currency investing to seek diversification. He is a speaker and author on topics ranging from the economy, gold, and currencies to sustainable wealth and personal finance, as well as a regular guest and contributor to the business media around the world. Mr. Merk is an Author of the book Sustainable Wealth: Achieve Financial Security in a Volatile World of Debt and Consumption.

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