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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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Why This Billionaire Just Bought Gold For The First Time In His Life
We’re seeing appetite grow for the precious metal, not just from investors but also central banks, which have been net buyers since 2010.
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Here’s Why The Price Of Palladium Just Zoomed Past Gold
Palladium might not fill headlines the way gold does, but it’s been on fire lately. Not only has the precious metal been the best performing commodity for two years straight, but its price also just shot past gold for the first time since 2001.
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The Newmont-Goldcorp Deal Is Positive News For Gold Mining
I see this news as positive overall for the metals and mining industry, which has long signaled the need for consolidation.
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Gold And Commodities Set To Soar In 2019
Palladium was the best performing commodity for the second year, returning 18.59% in 2018 after ending the previous year up 56.25%. Palladium and gold prices are now near parity, with a razor-thin spread of only around $2 separating the two.
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Is The Fed Done Hiking Rates? Watch The Price Of Gold
King Dollar was on top in 2018, one of the few major assets to close the year in the black on steady interest rate hikes and robust economic growth in the U.S. So will rates continue to rise in 2019?
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Gold Miners Are Crushing The Market In The Face Of Higher Rates
Anticipating trouble ahead, fund managers make a historic rotation out of equities into bonds. Gold and gold mining stocks have been the one bright spot this quarter. Tax reform turns one year old. Has it achieved what was expected?
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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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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.
This Holiday Season, Make It Silver And Gold
Yesterday marked the beginning of Hanukkah. This holiday season as you’re shopping for gifts for loved ones, consider gifting gold or silver coins, which hold their value and last forever.
Talking Tech With Pulitzer Prize Nominee Michael Robinson
Michael Robinson, chief technology strategist of Money Map Press, is a lot of things: devoted son and father, technologist, avid skier and gun enthusiast, accomplished blues guitarist, Pulitzer Prize nominee.
Freezing Temperatures Could Heat Up Natural Gas Prices
With temperatures so low, it’s perhaps no surprise that natural gas had one of its best days in years. Its price popped almost 18 percent last Wednesday—before falling nearly as much on Thursday.
A Disruptive Gold Stock… Before It Went Public
If you’ve run into difficulties lately finding the best gold stocks to invest in, you’re not alone. Sentiment has been down. But there are still some very attractive opportunities out there in the goldfields, one of which I want to share with you.
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.

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