Axel Merk talks about the recent surge in gold prices

Kitco News, Released on 3/27/24

Jeremy Szafron, Anchor at Kitco News, interviews Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments, where he talks about the recent surge in gold prices and its implications in the current geopolitical and economic conditions. Merk shares his insights on the dynamic interplay between global governance and gold markets, highlighting the strategic moves of central banks and the underlying economic narratives. This discussion also explores the potential and challenges faced by junior miners in the evolving gold market.

0:00 – Introduction
0:54 – Breaking Down Gold’s All-Time Highs
2:16 – What’s Driving Gold’s Rise?
3:40 – Federal Reserve’s Impact on Gold Prices
4:59 – The Perfect Storm for Gold?
6:25 – Geopolitical Influence on Gold’s Value
8:17 – Central Banks’ Role in Gold Demand
9:15 – Future of Gold Prices and Central Bank Buying
11:12 – Impact of US Sanctions and Dollar Dominance
13:05 – Fed’s Monetary Policy and Inflation Dynamics
15:33 – Junior Miners and Investment Strategies

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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