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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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3 Charts Showing Optimism For The Global Shipping Industry
We remain bullish on the global shipping industry for a number of reasons. Here are three charts showing how carriers look to be in positive territory heading into year-end.
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Colombia Elects Its First Leftist President, Which Is Bad News For Oil And Gas
Latin America tilted further left last week as Colombian voters elected to send Gustavo Petro to the country’s presidential palace.
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Gold Has Held Up Nicely Against A Strong Dollar And Surging Bond Yields
Gold has retained its perceived role as a store of value during times of decades-high inflation and economic and geopolitical uncertainty.
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Everything You Wanted To Know About Bear Markets
All bull markets are alike, but every bear market has its own unique quirks.
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If A Recession Is Imminent, Consider Gold And Bitcoin
There’s no way of knowing for certain whether a recession is imminent, but for many Americans, it’s sure starting to feel that way.
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Global Luxury Sales Expected To Recover As Shanghai Ends Lockdown
The Chinese are big buyers of luxury goods, from high-end jewelry to leather goods to fragrances, and the end of Covid-related lockdowns is expected to bring customers back to in-person shopping experiences.
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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
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A Socialist Takeover Of Colombia Would Devastate Its Economy
Crude oil represents about half of Colombia's total exports and around 10% of its national income. That revenue could disappear overnight, with no replacement to pick up the slack.
Looking Ahead To Summer, Airline Execs Seek An End To Masks And Tests
Executives of the biggest U.S. airlines are urging the Biden administration to bring an end to Covid-era travel restrictions.
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?

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