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Axel Merk

President & CIO

Axel Merk is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments.

Founder of the firm bearing his name, Merk is an expert on macro trends. He is a sought-after speaker, contributor and author. Axel Merk holds a B.A. in Economics (magna cum laude) and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Brown University.

Axel Merk has grown Merk Investments into a $1 billion investment advisory firm offering investment funds and advisory services on liquid global markets, including domestic and international equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies.

Married with four children, he is a long-distance runner, weekend vintner and private pilot.

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