Dr. Murenbeeld graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1972 with a Ph.D. in international finance. He joined the Faculty of Management Studies at the University of Toronto but left the Faculty in 1978 to start M. Murenbeeld & Associates Inc., a consultancy specializing in gold and foreign exchange markets, as well as domestic-international financial and economic trends. The company’s reports included the weekly Gold Monitor, which forecasts gold market trends, and the weekly Financial Monitor, which forecasts economic, interest rate and foreign exchange market trends.
M. Murenbeeld & Associates Inc. was purchased by DundeeWealth Inc. in July 2004 and Dr. Murenbeeld was appointed Chief Economist of DundeeWealth Economics. DundeeWealth (and Dynamic Mutual Funds) was purchased by ScotiaBank in 2011. Dr. Murenbeeld stayed on as Chief Economist until he returned to Dundee Corp in 2013. Dr. Murenbeeld left Dundee Corp in November 2016, and is now president of Murenbeeld & Co. Murenbeeld & Co. continues to publish the weekly Gold Monitor, as well as the Economic Monitor and the Equity and Bond Observer every other month.
Dr. Murenbeeld speaks often at international mining and economic conferences and is frequently quoted in the press