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Frank Holmes is the CEO and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors. Mr. Holmes purchased a controlling interest in U.S. Global Investors in 1989 and became the firm’s chief investment officer in 1999. In 2006, Mr. Holmes was selected mining fund manager of the year by ... more


It's Time For Contrarians To Get Bullish On Gold
Gold can’t seem to catch a break. The yellow metal normally acts as a safe haven in times of political and economic strife, but in the face of Turkey’s lira meltdown, investors have taken cover instead in the U.S. dollar.
The Pool Of Publicly Traded Stocks Is Shrinking. Here's What Investors Can Do
More companies have delisted, than gone public in every year of the past 20 years except one, 2013. The pool is getting smaller even while the population and economy are expanding.
Wait Until You See The Price Of Gold In Venezuela Right Now
Last month in Venezuela’s capital city of Caracas, a cup of coffee would have cost 2 million bolivars. That’s up from only 2,300 bolivars a year ago, meaning the price of coffee has jumped nearly 87,000 percent..
What Does It Take To Be In The Top 1 Percent? Not As Much As You Think
When you think of the top 1 percent of all income earners in American households, how much do you think this group rakes in? Millions? Tens of millions? What about the top 10 percent?
Bitcoin Miners See A Bullish Breakout On The Horizon
I believe bitcoin’s fundamentals are lining up for a significant move higher, its price having already broken sharply above the 50-day moving average.
Based On Math Gold Is Set To Rally
When looking at the price from a mathematical standpoint, gold is due for mean reversion, as it is currently down two standard deviations.


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Hyperinflation And Gold's Fear Trade
Inflation dominates Venezuela’s economy, which has fallen into a deep recession of prices doubling roughly every 18 days. Frank Holmes explains how oil-rich Venezuela has been selling off its gold reserves to help pay debts.
Why Buy The Dip And Sell The Rally?
There’s a saying in the trading world: professionals buy pullbacks and sell rallies, while novices buy breakouts and sell breakdowns. Mike Matousek, head trader at U.S. Global Investors, discusses this idea and applies it to the gold price.
U.S. And E.U. Trade Tensions Eased For Now
Joanna Sawicka, our emerging Europe research analyst, explains how a strong relationship between the United States and the European Union should support global growth, as they account for around 50 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP).
Overbought Or Oversold? Let These Mathematical Signals Be Your Guide
Do you remember the old police procedural Dragnet? In it, Sgt. Joe Friday famously uses the line “Just the facts, ma’am.” I’ve always felt this attitude relates perfectly to how our investments team makes its decisions on where to allocate capital.
Minute With The Manager: Meet Ralph Aldis
As part of his research and analysis, Ralph Aldis frequently meets with key players in the mining space. Whether he’s visiting a mine site or speaking at a gold conference, this tacit knowledge is a crucial part of his success as a fund manager.
Iran Sanctions Have Disrupted Oil Prices
President Trump recently announced that importers must stop buying Iranian oil or expect sanctions. This tough stance against Iran has had a major impact on prices, as crude oil added over $6 per barrel in the week ended June 29.
A Sentiment Indicator For Contrarian Investing
Frank Holmes explains how members of the team use this indicator to monitor the percentage of positions that have five-day moving averages above or below the 20-day moving averages, in relation to the S&P 500.
How Can PMI Impact Commodities?
PMI, or the purchasing manager’s index, is an important, forward-looking indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector. The global PMI reading for the month of May fell slightly to 53.1.

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