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Axel Merk

Merk Investments
President & CIO
Axel Merk is President & CIO of Merk Investments, Manager of the Merk Funds and Sponsor of the Merk Gold Trust, the deliverable gold ETF (NYSE:OUNZ). Passionate about uncovering how policy makers distort free markets, Merk distills complex topics into common sense advice on how not only to survive, but thrive in an era of financial repression. A sought after speaker and author, Axel Merk is recognized from appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg, the WSJ,to name a few. Merk Insights, Merk's free newsletter, as well as his tweets, are revered by investors, investment professionals and financial media alike. Merk doesn't just talk; he walks his talk: in an effort to provide tools to help investors navigate, he is an innovator in gold and currency investing.
Merk is an avid marathon runner. He lives in Palo Alto with his wife and four children.