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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.

  • Gold Jewelry Fuels $20 Billion Valentine’s Spending Spree

    Published 13 February 2019 | viewed 500 times

    This Valentine’s Day might best be remembered for two things in particular. One, for the first time in 153 years, candy lovers won’t be able…

  • Will Chinese New Year Bring Out The Bulls?

    Published 07 February 2019 | viewed 413 times

    Happy 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…

  • U.S. Airlines Are Flying High After 10th Straight Year Of Profitability

    Published 30 January 2019 | viewed 496 times

    Domestic airlines weren’t exempt from the rout that hit stocks in December, the market’s worst month since the Great Recession. Shares of all four major…

  • This Gold Deal Could Be A Boon For The Mining Industry

    Published 17 January 2019 | viewed 2,017 times

    Consolidation season has finally arrived in the goldfields, just as many experts and analysts have been predicting for some time now. With exploration budgets having…

  • Gold Climbs Further As Market Sentiment Sours

    Published 03 January 2019 | viewed 1,409 times

    Global uncertainty made gold a holiday winner for investors seeking a relatively safe haven. U.S. stocks just logged their worst year since 2008—their worst December since…

  • Are The Gold Bulls Back?

    Published 20 December 2018 | viewed 2,747 times

    Commodity traders appear excited about gold again as stocks are on pace for their worst year since 2008, and their worst December since 1931. Bullish…

  • This Indicator Suggests A Recession May Be Looming

    Published 06 December 2018 | viewed 1,068 times

    One of the most reliable indicators of an economic slowdown just flashed a warning sign this week. On Monday, the yield curve between the five-year…

  • How Do Your Savings Stack Up To The Top 1 Percent?

    Published 18 October 2018 | viewed 2,735 times

    You’ve likely seen the reports: A whopping 44 percent of Americans wouldn’t be able to afford a $400 emergency expense without borrowing it or selling…

  • Why China Will Outperform In The Long Term

    Published 26 September 2018 | viewed 1,207 times

    Emerging markets continue to decouple from the U.S. market, making them look attractive as a value play—particularly distressed Chinese equities. Below I’ll share with you…

  • The Best Time To Prepare Is While The Bull Runs

    Published 25 September 2018 | viewed 1,076 times

    In case you couldn’t tell from the ubiquitous political ads and yard signs, midterm elections are right around the corner. Historically, volatility has increased and…

  • Is A Market Meltdown Looming?

    Published 18 September 2018 | viewed 1,308 times

    Florence, now a tropical depression, made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, bringing with it destruction and calamity, the cost of which could top $170…

  • Who Is Winning The Trade War?

    Published 05 September 2018 | viewed 1,463 times

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. A tale of two world leaders, U.S. president Donald Trump and China president…

  • Gold Prices Are Soaring In Venezuela

    Published 07 August 2018 | viewed 3,402 times

    Last month in Venezuela’s capital city of Caracas, a cup of coffee would have set you back 2 million bolivars. That’s up from only 2,300…

  • How Much Do You Need To Be in The Top 1 Percent?

    Published 03 August 2018 | viewed 877 times

    When you think of the top 1 percent of all income earners in American households, how much do you think this group rakes in? Millions?…

  • Why Bitcoin Is Poised For A Breakout

    Published 31 July 2018 | viewed 1,693 times

    The price of bitcoin surged above $8,000 last Tuesday for the first time since May after the Group of 20 (G20) meeting in Argentina concluded…

  • These Are The Top Gold Producing Countries In The World

    Published 13 June 2018 | viewed 8,382 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 886 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 22,755 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 4,060 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 876 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…