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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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Look Which Precious Metal Is Beating Warren Buffett
The price of gold has beaten the S&P 500 Index over a number of different time periods, even the century (so far!). The yellow metal, however, has also outperformed arguably the greatest living investor, Warren Buffett.
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Record High Debt And Record Low Yields Are A Boon For Gold
For fiscal year 2020, the federal budget deficit is expected to hit a massive $1 trillion—the first time in U.S. history that it will have expanded so rapidly in a time of peace and economic stability.
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Chinese Factories Beat Expectations As U.S. Manufacturing Lagged
The Chinese manufacturing sector improved in August, with the PMI rising to 50.4 from 49.9 a month earlier. This is not only above consensus but also the strongest month-to-month improvement since March.
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The Power Of Scarcity
There are a number of lessons investors can learn from the sensation that is the Popeyes chicken sandwich. One of those lessons is that people often put a premium on scarcity.
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Are All Your Ducks In A Row? Positioning Your Portfolio For The Market’s Next Move
As the topic of recession remains top of mind for many investors, now is the opportune time to consider preparing your portfolio in the event of a pullback.
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How Will Airports Keep Up With Travel Demand?
Along with many of the nation’s roads and highways, airport infrastructure is showing its age. Estimates say over $114 billion is needed for airport projects in the next four years.
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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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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.
The Yield Curve Just Inverted For The First Time In Years. Time To Reconsider Risk?
One of the most reliable indicators of an economic slowdown just flashed a warning sign this week. On Monday, the yield curve between the 5-year Treasury yield and 3-year Treasury yield inverted, or turned negative, for the first time since 2007.

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