Axel Merk


Merk Commentary: Debt Ceiling – What Now?

As I write early Monday morning, it appears that the federal government is at the brink of default. The Republicans and Democrats have laid out irreconcilable positions on taxes.

Making the U.S. Dollar Safer: Return ON Your Money

Today’s debate may be focused on whether the debt ceiling will be raised, but it’s tomorrow’s debate that really...

Merk Commentary: Bernanke – Money for Nothing and Dollars For Free

Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Bernanke, in a verbal duel with Representative Ron Paul, provided insult to injury to hard...

Politics of Default: Roadmap to Debunk the Dollar

We were one of few who defended the euro when many pundits predicted parity to the U.S. dollar in...

Euro: Safer than the U.S. Dollar?

Which one is safer: the euro or the U.S. dollar?

Merk Commentary: Bernanke – It’s Complicated!

Get ready for more money to be printed – this time not to subsidize an overly indebted American consumer,...

The Dollar: It’s Payback Time!

It’s payback time for Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve (Fed). In some ways, this should neither...