Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014
Topic: Crash-Proof Your Portfolio? Currencies and Gold for Diversification
Speaker: Axel Merk, President and CIO, Merk Investments
When traditional asset classes such equities and fixed income come under pressure, how do you protect against the downside? Where do you find uncorrelated returns, low volatility and profit opportunities regardless of the market direction? What is happening with the U.S. dollar, the Euro, the yen and gold and how do they impact your portfolio? Axel Merk, an authority on currencies, will discuss the current macroeconomic forces driving global currencies and how the currency asset class may help provide diversification.