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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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Central Banks Are Stocking Up On Gold
Although gold has been struggling to attract investors so far this year, global central bank demand has remained strong with two European nations purchasing gold for the first time in over 20 years.
Gold Demonstrates Its Resilience
The yellow metal just saw its third straight week of gains after tumbling most of the year. Gold should actually be much lower due to rising U.S. bond yields, but is instead showing resilience.
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.
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.
The State Of Emerging Market Currencies
Emerging market currencies have been falling since the start of the year due to global trade tension and higher oil prices.
60 Second Snapshot: Gold Is A Crowded Trade
Gold is a crowded trade and this week futures on the yellow metal turned net short for the first time since April 2001.
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.
Will Russia Win Financially In The World Cup?
Russia has spent an estimated $14 billion to host the 2018 World Cup. After recently hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics, it begs the question: are there any long-term economic benefits for the host nation of a major sports tournament?
China's Tech Industry Continues Expanding
China’s technology industry is exploding as a gross output value of firms is estimated at 20 trillion yuan, or $3 trillion. The Asian nation is home to nine out of the world’s 20 largest tech firms and has more unicorns than any other country.
Russia Is Boosting Gold Production And Reserves
The Central Bank of Russia has been increasing its gold holdings every month since March 2015 and now has the fifth largest gold reserves in the world. Why might Russia be buying and digging up so much gold?
Will Eurozone Inflation Reach Its Target?
Although Europe has experienced strong economic expansion in recent years, inflation remains below the central bank’s target of 2 percent.
10 Reasons To Invest In Gold
Did you know that gold can be an effective portfolio diversifier? Learn more about the yellow metal’s value as an investment in this video.
Why Do Investors Sell In May?
You might have heard the expression “sell in May and go away.” This investing strategy says that investors might sell equities in May and repurchase them in October, in order to avoid the poor returns historically experienced in the summer months.
How A Rising Dollar Impacts Gold
The U.S. dollar has been on the rise in April – could it be breaking out?
What To Do With A Three-Year High Crude Oil Price
Crude is making headlines as it recently surged to its highest levels since November 2014 and has been up around 36 percent these last nine months.
The Top Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Power Hubs Of The World
The revolution might not be televised, but it will most certainly be digitized.
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