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Information contained herein may discuss Fund performance and holdings. Performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. For performance current to the most recent month-end, please visit our website at www.merkfunds.com/fund. Through 09/30/14, the Merk Currency Enhanced U.S. Equity Fund Investor Shares (MUSFX) had a 1-year return of +20.61%, and a return of +21.53% since inception on 09/12/2011; the Merk Absolute Return Currency Fund Investor Shares (MABFX) had a 1-year return of +2.28% and a return of -0.11% since inception on 09/09/2009; the Merk Asian Currency Fund Investor Shares (MEAFX) had a 1-year return of -0.11%, a 5-year return of +0.19%, and a return of -0.37% since inception on 04/01/2008; the Merk Hard Currency Fund Investor Shares (MERKX) had a 1-year return of -5.43%, a 5-year return of +0.16% and a return of +3.29% since inception on 5/10/2005. All performance figures greater than 1-year are annualized unless otherwise specified. The expense ratio for MERKX, MABFX, MEAFX is 1.30% ; and 1.37% for MUSFX. In addition, these article excerpts and hyperlinks reference individual securities that may or may not currently be held by the Fund. Click here to view important information about the Funds, including their holdings. The views in these article excerpts and hyperlinks were those of the Fund's manager as of each article's publication date and may be subject to change.

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Print and Online Media
Jan 1, 2014 The WSJ profiles portfolio manager Axel Merk for his brave euro call in 2013
Jul 15, 2013 The WSJ highlights how the Merk Funds might be resilient in a rising interest rate environment
Jul 15, 2013 The WSJ features the Merk Funds as potential portfolio diversifiers
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TV
Dec 13, 2012 Portfolio manager Axel Merk tells CNBC Asia the euro may shine in the context of monetary easing of the Fed, Bank of England and Bank of Japan
Dec 12, 2012 Portfolio manager Axel Merk tells Fox Business the Federal Reserve may want inflation to bail out "underwater" homeowners
Dec 4, 2012 Portfolio manager Axel Merk tells Fox Business in 2013 the U.S. may push growth at any cost, the cost being inflation
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Radio
Dec 21, 2012 Portfolio manager Axel Merk is a guest on KNX 1070
Nov 11, 2012 The Financial Times talks hard currency with Axel Merk in this exclusive interview. In focus are the U.S. dollar, euro and Chinese renminbi
Jul 10, 2012 Portfolio Manager Axel Merk tells WRKO Radio gold should benefit from the unsustainable deficits in the U.S.
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