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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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What A U.S. Rate Cut Could Mean For Gold Prices
A rate cut looks more and more likely in 2019, perhaps as soon as this summer. And investors rejoice. The thing about rate cuts, though, is that they’ve often telegraphed a recession.
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Put Your Trust In Gold
Americans’ trust in institutions, from the federal government to the news media, has been deteriorating for decades. But I continue to have great faith in gold as a store of value during times of economic and geopolitical uncertainty.
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Will Trump Be A One-Term President Because Of Mexican Tariffs?
Tariffs are inflationary. Historically, faster inflation has boosted investor demand for gold, and indeed, the price of the yellow metal crossed above $1,320 an ounce on Monday for the first time since late March.
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Double Whammy: Fed Policy And The U.S.-China Trade War
May’s “flash” index of U.S. manufacturers registered a sharp decline to 50.6. This is only a preliminary reading, but if it turns out to be accurate, it would mark the slowest growth in the domestic manufacturing industry since September 2009.
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3 Mining Stocks For Investors Seeking Gold Exposure
Gold mining stocks have been down so far this year, but I believe this represents a buying opportunity. The NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, which tracks a diversified blend of miners, is down 9.22% for the 12 months ended May 13.
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These 3 Charts Will Convince Investors That Time May Be Running Out
Worried about the ramifications of a full-blown U.S.-China trade war? These three charts might convince you that time could be running out to prepare for the next downturn.
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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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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.
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.

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