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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


October Doesn't Disappoint: Volatility Is Back After A Tranquil Third Quarter
According to the 2018 edition of the Stock Trader’s Almanac, October has been a “great” time to buy. At the same time, October is sometimes known as the “jinx month” because an inordinate number of huge selloffs have occurred in the month.
Why Are Individual Investors Flocking To U.S. Treasuries?
Individual investors have a huge appetite for U.S. Treasuries right now. Households were the largest purchaser of U.S. government bonds in the second quarter of this year, with inflows totaling nearly $800 billion.
Five Charts That Show Why Gold Belongs In Your Portfolio Now
The annual “In Gold We Trust” report by Liechtenstein-based investment firm Incrementum is a must-read account of the gold market, and its just-released chartbook for the 2018 edition is no exception.
We Could See $100 Oil Again Soon, But Not For The Reason You Think
Higher oil prices could become a reality as soon as the next decade if world supply continues to tighten.
Industry Consolidation Could See Gold Rise
Frank Holmes believes that gold could be on the rise due to increased merger and acquisition activity, such as mining giants Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources teaming up, which is a telltale sign of an industry finding a bottom.
Gold's Bottom Could Be Investors' Lost Treasure
Get ready, gold bulls: The precious metal could be close to finding a bottom. The price of gold fell back below $1,200 an ounce again last week as the U.S. dollar advanced following another federal funds rate hike.


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Latest Posts
Minute With The Analyst: Meet Joanna Sawicka
Meet Joanna Sawicka – an emerging Europe research analyst at U.S. Global Investors. I invite you to learn more about Joanna’s path to becoming an emerging Europe analyst and read what she sees on the horizon for this region as we head into year end.
Minute With The Trader: Meet Michael Matousek
Meet Michael Matousek – head trader at U.S. Global Investors. With almost 20 years’ worth of industry experience, Matousek is responsible for monitoring our investment portfolios and conducting day-to-day trading.
Early-Stage Investing: Exclusive Interview With Adam Sharp
For years, Adam Sharp has helped accredited and retail investors get in on the ground floor of some of the most promising early stage investment opportunities.
Gold Shines After Powell Speech
Following the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, gold surged above $1,200 an ounce and continues to experience gains this week. The yellow metal could rise even further due to the upcoming Indian wedding season.
The 5 Dimensions Of A Rich Life
Studies show that mindfulness and having an attitude for gratitude is important in all aspects of life. One way to increase gratitude is to regularly take stock of not only your finances, but the other dimensions of your life as well.
Investing For The Long Term: A Conversation With Marc Lichtenfeld
Staying disciplined and sticking to this strategy go a long way in helping investors roll with whatever punches the market might throw. Read on for more highlights from my recent conversation with Marc Lichtenfeld.
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.

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