Category: Frank Holmes
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POSTED ON January 11, 2016 BY Frank Holmes

Who says gold lost its appeal as a safe haven asset? After five straight positive trading sessions last week, the yellow metal climbed above $1,100, its highest level in nine weeks, on a weaker U.S. dollar. The rally proves that gold still retains its status as a safe haven among investors, who were motivated by… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 28, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

Christmas is my favorite holiday, as I’m sure it is for many of you reading this. We probably all agree that 2015 had more than its fair share of pain and tragedy around the world. But during Christmas, love and charity triumph—if only for a day—helping us recharge as we approach the new year. I… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 20, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Hello from 30,000 feet. I’m on a flight from San Diego to Toronto after attending Howard Lindzon’s Stocktoberfest conference. The event is media, fintech and charts-focused and the roughly 400 attendees included many prominent investors and personalities. The commodity complex is getting a lot of attention from chartists, with gold, oil and others at critical… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 28, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

I guess, when you’re a jet, you’re a jet all the way. This from Frank Holmes, CEO of US Global Investors and creator of the new JETS Airline ETF, the only airline ETF in the world. JETS is 80% weighted to US airlines, but it also owns aircraft manufacturers, airports and terminal services companies globally.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 12, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

January 12, 2015 When China celebrates its new year next month, we will transition into the Year of the Ram, also known as the Year of the Goat or Sheep. If you believe in luck, this could be a good sign. The ram comes eighth in the 12-zodiac cycle, and in Mandarin, “eight” sounds very… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 04, 2014 BY CEO Technician

The ECB openly entered the quantitative easing game (QE) this morning with a plan to purchase a “broad portfolio of transparent asset backed securities”. The chart below clearly illustrates why the ECB has finally hit the panic button with regard to QE: Click to enlarge Source: FT “Should it become necessary to further address risks of too… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 04, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

By Frank Holmes CEO and Chief Investment Officer U.S. Global Investors Texas is oil country. The state I now call home leads the nation in oil production and would be one of the top oil-producing nations if it were its own country. But that doesn’t stop us from exploring other promising oil opportunities further afield.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 01, 2014 BY Frank Holmes

By Frank Holmes CEO and Chief Investment Officer U.S. Global Investors Commodity returns vary wildly, as experienced resource investors can attest and our popular periodic table illustrates. This inherent volatility can spell opportunity for the nimble investor who can look past the mainstream headlines to identify hot spots. Our global resources expert, Brian Hicks, CFA,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 24, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Four of the biggest names in commodities finance face-off to discuss the state of the global economy and where stocks are going. Includes Fiore Financial’s Frank Giustra, Sprott’s Rick Rule, US Global Investors’ Frank Holmes and Murray John from Goodman & Company. A must-watch!

POSTED ON January 23, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

“Like venture capital, it’s not about cheap paper, it’s about ‘first mover advantage’, the speed to have the vision and ability to attract talent, money and an outstanding asset… Few people are able to do all three like Frank G [Giustra]. He has the know how and the know who with the energy to make… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 16, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Today is the one year anniversary of making this video with my brother. I thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of my favourite mining and energy quotes, starting with one from Mr. Lowell, of course: “If there’s anything my career says about me, it’s that I’m very good at being wrong.”… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 10, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

Haywood Securities’ Chairman, John Tognetti, has added 2.4 million shares to his position in Mirasol Resources (MRZ:TSXV) which brings his total position to over 7.9 million shares or roughly 25% of the company.  Mr. Tognetti has been a supporter of Mirasol for a number of years and clearly continues to have his conviction about the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 11, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Junior mining community organizers, Cambridge House International, are set to host their annual blockbuster Vancouver Resource Investment Conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre this January 19-20, 2014. There are roughly 300 junior mining companies exhibiting (full list), ranging from explorers to developers and even some producers, each likely to be prospecting for investors at Vancouver’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 06, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

A few days after announcing the signing of a definitive agreement to buy the Midas mine and mill complex in Nevada from Newmont, Klondex Mines (KDX:TSX) has an idea to finance the acquisition and development of that project with a gold, equity and note financing package.  KDX agreed to pay Newmont a total of $83… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 20, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe $91 yearly SAN DIEGO — Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO in USA), a DNA vaccine developer I sidestepped for four years, is having success with a Middle Eastern virus. INO shares are raging today. Inovio’s J, Joseph Kim, via a persistent biz-dev executive, Bernie Hertel, has been on me, professionally, since 2009. Inovio… Continue Reading

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