Category: US Global Investors
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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 June 04, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

Many of us are aware that 400 billionaires appear on Forbes’ list of the wealthiest Americans. But if you had to guess what percentage of them is self-made, what would you say? A quarter? A third? Before I give you the answer, let me posit which way Thomas Piketty might lean. If you’re unfamiliar with… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 17, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure to appear on Jim Puplava’s Financial Sense Newshour radio program and discuss the state of the gold market. Along with my peers John Doody of the Gold Stock Analyst and Ross Hansen of Northwest Territorial Mint, I shared my thoughts on how we arrived in the current bear… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 14, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

Yesterday on CNBC, I was asked about my investment firm’s previous investment in Uranium One, “Were you in a position to benefit from approval of this deal at the same time that you were writing checks to the Clinton Foundation?” My answer was clear. I said, “No.” It would be unusual for any Chief Investment… 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 April 21, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

For the past decade, junior mining companies have outperformed senior miners at finding new mineral deposits and generating wealth for investors. These are among some of the findings released in a study conducted by resource company strategist MinEx Consulting, which analyzed the performance of explorers and producers operating in Canada between 1975 and 2014. What… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 09, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

“The proper use of capital allocation is to maximize long-term value per share.” That’s according to Ralph Aldis, USGI’s resident gold expert and, since 2001, portfolio manager of our two precious metals funds—Gold and Precious Metals Fund (USERX) and World Precious Minerals Fund (UNWPX). In a recent Gold Report interview with Kevin Michael Grace, Ralph… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 09, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

Seven hundred forty million dollars. That’s how much Bill Gross has reportedly invested of his own cash into the bond fund he manages at Janus Capital Group. The billionaire bond king—who unexpectedly left Pacific Investment Management Company, or PIMCO, in September after a clash with senior management—now owns a little over half of the $1.45… 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 January 05, 2015 BY Frank Holmes

It’s the start of a new year, meaning it’s also time to give your portfolio a tune up and ensure that its engine is running optimally and ready for takeoff. Soaring at 500 miles per hour and looking down from 40,000 feet at your portfolio, you can more easily visualize where you need to diversify… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 24, 2014 BY Shannon Nelson

Well known investor Frank Holmes of US Global Investors took some time to talk to us this week (MP3 Link here), and the ‘always on the go’ dynamo was enlightening on many topics.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with Frank’s company, US Global Investors is a registered investment advisor with a unique expertise… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 14, 2014 BY Frank Holmes

Managing Expectations Part I: The Importance of Cycles in the Investment Management Process By Frank Holmes CEO and Chief Investment Officer U.S. Global Investors Posted Aug 13, 2014 Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, told the Guardian last year: “The lessons of history would suggest that civilizations move in cycles. You can track that back… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 22, 2014 BY Frank Holmes

The chatter this week has been gold. The precious metal flew up $45 an ounce on Thursday, surprising investors, the media and markets alike. If we look back just six months ago, gold was sitting at record lows, signaling that it was in extremely oversold territory. This was the time that many investors let fear… 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

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