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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

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“Buy-And-Hold” Has Historically Been A Winning Investment Strategy
The S&P 500 Index increased more than 31 percent, putting last year among the very best going all the way back to 1928. After such a stellar year, is it time for investors to de-risk, or should they continue to hold their positions?
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Dollar Weakness Could Be The Catalyst Commodities Are Looking For
Commodities as a whole had a mostly positive 2019, returning 16.53 percent as measured by the S&P GSCI. This far surpasses commodities’ five-year average return of about negative 11.52 percent, between 2014 and 2018.
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Tariffs Are Having A Bigger Effect On U.S. Manufacturing Than Initially Thought
Since the end of 2018, manufacturing has stalled as U.S.-imposed tariffs and retaliatory tariffs from its trading partners have hampered growth.
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5 Of The Biggest Financial Stories From 2019
Every asset type, it seems—from large-caps to small-caps, from foreign to domestic, from gold to oil—finished not just up for the year, but really up.
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Here’s What The Trucking Industry Could Learn From Airlines
This year alone, nearly 800 U.S.-based trucking companies have gone bankrupt. That’s almost three times the rate as in 2018, when things were looking remarkably positive.
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Expecting A Market Downturn? Follow The “Noah Rule”
Predicting a major economic or financial event—whether that’s a recession, market downturn or even your own retirement—requires that you also take action. Otherwise your prediction was meaningless.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
ANGL Mkt Vector ETF Shs Market Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF
BAB PowerShares Build America Bond Portfolio
BLV Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF
FB Facebook Inc
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
TWTR Twitter Inc
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.

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The U.K. Just Said No To EU Socialism. Will U.S. Voters Do The Same In 2020?
Imagine you wake up tomorrow from a three and a half-year coma. Everything that’s happened in the meantime—the election of Donald Trump, impeachment, Brexit and more—is a complete mystery to you.
This Mining Company Is Back To Creating Value For Investors
I’m very pleased to say that a satisfactory agreement was reached between HIVE and its strategic partner, Genesis Mining. All claims arising from the master service agreements, as well as legal proceedings, have been withdrawn and discontinued.
Yes, Gold Is Being Manipulated. But To What Extent?
The suppression of the gold price is not just a conspiracy theory. It’s a well-documented phenomenon, with real actors and real ramifications. The best people to speak to about this subject are the folks at the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee.
AI Will Add $15 Trillion To The World Economy By 2030
Artificial intelligence (AI) contributed a whopping $2 trillion to global GDP last year. By 2030, it could be as much as $15.7 trillion. Not every industry and sector will be affected equally, but none will go untouched.
This AI Company Is The Future Of Gold Exploration
“Some people call it ‘peak gold,’ but I tend to think of it more as ‘peak discovery’”. Meet the brains behind Goldspot Discoveries, a first-of-its-kind quant shop that aims to use AI to revolutionize the mineral exploration business.
Will The China Bulls Turn Out For The Year Of The Pig?
This week marks the start of China’s Spring Festival, during which an estimated 3 billion trips will be made using the country’s massive transportation network of roads and rail. What does this mean for investors?
Gold Has Beaten The Market Over Multiple Time Periods
With stocks down, gold’s outperformance shouldn’t come as a shock, as the two historically have an inverse relationship. What might be surprising is the yellow metal has beaten the S&P 500 for the century so far – returning 345.39% versus 70.62%.
Christmas Comes Early For This Precious Metals Streaming Company
Gold mining investors and Canadian capital markets received an early Christmas gift last Friday. Wheaton Precious Metals, one of the largest precious metals streaming companies in the world, reached a settlement with the Canadian Revenue Agency.

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