Axel Merk talks central banks, interest rates, the economy, stocks, Puerto Rico & gold

Marice Jackson, Proven and Probable, Released on 6/3/16

Axel Merk discusses how Central Banks coerce markets expectations through interest rates vs the perception of the rates. Specifically, via transparency forward guidance as Central Banks manipulate the yield curve and rates, thus creating market expectations through word of mouth vs actually changing the rates. Additionally, Axel shares with investors his views on the latest FOMC meeting and the effects it will have on the Dollar and Puerto Rico. Investors will also hear Axel discuss the actions that the Central Banks of Brazil, Europe, China, and Japan are taking and what that means for investors. In addition, investors will also discover the prudence of owning gold to preserve their purchasing power during these tumultuous times. Finally, Axel shares his view on how the political landscape in U.S. will affect the markets.

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.

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments