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Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes

Contributor since: 09 Aug 2010

Biography

Frank Holmes is CEO and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors, Inc., which manages a diversified family of mutual funds and hedge funds specializing in natural resources, emerging markets and infrastructure.

  • These Are The Top Gold Producing Countries In The World

    Published 13 June 2018 | viewed 7,971 times

    Gold is one of the rarest elements in the world, making up roughly 0.003 parts per million of the earth’s crust. But how much gold…

  • Where To Look As The Treasury Bond Bull Run Loses Steam

    Published 24 May 2018 | viewed 619 times

    The 10-year Treasury yield has been the topic of conversation lately among fixed-income investors. Earlier this month, the T-note closed above 3 percent for the…

  • China And India Could Send Gold Soaring

    Published 09 May 2018 | viewed 22,575 times

    Gold was up half a percent year-to-date through last Friday. This doesn’t sound very exciting, but over the same period, the S&P 500 Index was…

  • This State Has A Bigger Economy Than Russia

    Published 16 April 2018 | viewed 3,655 times

    You’ve no doubt heard that everything’s bigger in Texas. That’s more than just a trite expression, and I’m not just saying that because Texas is…

  • The Fastest Growing Countries In Emerging Europe

    Published 04 April 2018 | viewed 584 times

    With volatility returning to domestic equities, it might be time for investors to consider increasing their exposure to foreign markets, specifically emerging Europe. As I…

  • Morgan Stanley Has Good News For Bitcoin Bulls

    Published 28 March 2018 | viewed 1,003 times

    In last week’s Investor Alert, our investment team shared with you a report from Morgan Stanley that says bitcoin’s price decline since December mimics the…

  • The Death Of Dodd-Frank

    Published 19 March 2018 | viewed 771 times

    I often remind investors to look past the negative and find the positive. Last week provided no shortage of big splashy headline stories, from yet…

  • Can This Bull Market Become The Longest In History?

    Published 13 March 2018 | viewed 1,503 times

    Friday marked the ninth anniversary of the stock bull market, the second longest since World War II following the spectacular run in the 1990s that…

  • The Tax-Free Investment Opportunity Flying Under The Radar

    Published 07 March 2018 | viewed 772 times

    Municipal bonds might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a sexy investment. They don’t typically command news headlines…

  • Global Cobalt Supply Is In Jeopardy

    Published 28 February 2018 | viewed 1,155 times

    Disney’s Black Panther is in theaters right now, breaking all kinds of box office records and wowing audiences. The film features a fictional, highly-advanced African…

  • 5 Things Investors Should Know About China this New Year

    Published 21 February 2018 | viewed 0 times

    Last Friday marked the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, China’s most important holiday. The fire rooster…

  • Is American Energy on the Verge of a New Golden Age?

    Published 14 February 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The U.S. has been a net importer of energy since 1953, but that’s set to change early next decade, according to the Energy Information Administration…

  • Bitcoin Is Just the Latest Trend Toward Decentralization

    Published 31 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    It’s been called a number of things: The sharing economy, or “shareconomy.” Peer-to-peer economy. Collaborative consumption. What all of these terms have in common is…

  • Another Positive Year Ahead for Gold, Says the World Gold Council

    Published 26 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    In a year when the S&P 500 hit all-time highs, gold also held strong, finishing 2017 up 13.5 percent, according to the World Gold Council.…

  • You’ll Want to Read This Living Legend’s Thoughts On Copper

    Published 23 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    Last week the U.S. Global Investors office was visited by a living legend in the junior mining industry, billionaire founder and executive chairman of Ivanhoe…

  • Recipe Calls for a Broad Commodities Rally in 2018

    Published 17 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    At the beginning of every year, we update what’s typically one of our most popular pages, the Periodic Table of Commodity Returns. I encourage you…

  • 2018 Could Be Another Knockout Year For Emerging Europe

    Published 10 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    Domestic stocks were a great place to invest in 2017, but hopefully you didn’t overlook opportunities overseas. Emerging markets had a gangbusters year, surging more…

  • Coming Housing Boom Could Mean It’s Time to Add Raw Materials

    Published 21 December 2017 | viewed 0 times

    In its November report, mortgage security firm Freddie Mac called 2017 the “best year in a decade” for the housing market by a variety of…

  • 5 Big Questions for 2018

    Published 18 December 2017 | viewed 0 times

    Today marks the seventh day of Hanukkah, and in only seven days, many families across the world will be celebrating Christmas. Not only is it…

  • Gold Looks Like a Bargain Just in Time for Christmas

    Published 06 December 2017 | viewed 0 times

    One of the most compelling and engaging presenters at the Precious Metals Summit in London last month was Ronald-Peter Stöferle, a managing partner at Liechtenstein-based…