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Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes

Contributor since: 09 Aug 2010


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.

  • How to Find Opportunities from Blood, Debt and Fears

    Published 06 September 2011 | viewed 0 times

    My long-time friend and mentor Seymour Schulich forwarded an email to me that puts today's U.S. government debt mountain startlingly into context. By removing several…

  • The Neverending Story of a 'Gold Bubble'

    Published 22 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Gold continued to make headlines last week, reaching nearly $1,900 an ounce on Friday before resting around the $1,850 level. Gold's 15 percent rise to…

  • Run, Ride or Buy? What Should Investors Do? Don't Sell on Mondays!

    Published 09 August 2011 | viewed 0 times

    There's an old contrarian investing maxim from Baron Rothschild that says "the time to buy is when there's blood in the streets, even if the…

  • 2011 Halftime Report: Oil Outlook Remains Strong

    Published 21 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    This year has been eventful for the oil patch. Natural disasters, revolutions, terrorist attacks and political maneuvering kept oil bouncing around $100 per barrel and…

  • Commodities 2011 Halftime Report

    Published 18 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Commodities don't all perform in the same way. In any given year, a particular commodity will go gangbusters and outperform the group. However, that commodity…

  • Don't Miss Your Chance to Catch a Bull Market

    Published 11 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    By Frank Holmes and John Derrick   Many people missed the market's enormous appreciation during the latest equity bull market because they were late to…

  • Playing Cat and Mouse with Global Oil

    Published 26 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Oil markets took another dose of global geopolitics this week when the International Energy Agency (IEA) unexpectedly announced that it would be releasing 60 million…

  • Will Gold Equity Investors Strike Gold?

    Published 19 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Gold prices passed the $1,500 per ounce mark for the first time ever in mid-April of this year and have set up shop around $1,525-$1,550…

  • Three Questions About Global Natural Resources

    Published 06 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Frank Holmes and the co-managers of the U.S. Global Investors Global Resources Fund (PSPFX), Evan Smith and Brian Hicks, participated in a special webcast for…

  • Asian Tiger Sinks Teeth Into Gold

    Published 23 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The World Gold Council (WGC) released its quarterly "Gold Demand Trends" report last week and, as always, it was filled with fascinating data on the…

  • Three Reasons to Believe in $100 Oil

    Published 17 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    After selling off nearly 14 percent the previous week, oil prices finished last week slightly higher at $99.65 per barrel. While the end result was…

  • Don't Fear a Pullback in Prices

    Published 25 April 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The S&P credit agency sent shockwaves through the global financial system on Monday when it issued a warning on U.S. debt and changed its outlook…

  • Will China's Economy Overheat?

    Published 18 April 2011 | viewed 0 times

    China's GDP growth continued at a blistering pace during the first quarter of 2011, rising 9.7 percent from the previous year, according to economic data…

  • Why High Oil Prices Are Likely Here to Stay

    Published 11 April 2011 | viewed 0 times

    A number of forces continued to push oil prices higher last week, reaching their highest levels in the U.S. since September 2008. One factor fueling…

  • The Bedrock of the Gold Bull Rally

    Published 04 April 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Last week I had the pleasure of participating in a webcast for Bloomberg Markets Magazine regarding gold investing. It was a very insightful presentation and…

  • What's Driving Russia's Outperformance?

    Published 28 March 2011 | viewed 0 times

    By Frank Holmes, John Derrick and Tim Steinle The Russian MICEX Index, which increased 22.5 percent in 2010, has jumped 15 percent so far in…

  • How the VAR Model and Japan's Tragedy Affect Investors

    Published 22 March 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan. The videos, images and stories of the devastation caused by last week's earthquake and tsunami…

  • Oil's March Madness a Boost for Refiners

    Published 07 March 2011 | viewed 0 times

    March Madness is still a few weeks away for college basketball fans but the madness of March is in full swing for the oil sector.…

  • Booming Global Auto Market Good For Many

    Published 27 February 2011 | viewed 0 times

    by Frank Holmes and John Derrick Perhaps no industry has experienced a stronger recovery from the depths of the recession than the global automobile industry.…

  • Jewelry Drives the Gold Love Trade

    Published 22 February 2011 | viewed 0 times

    This week, the World Gold Council (WGC) confirmed something we'd already suspected: 2010 was a remarkable year for gold. Overall demand grew by 9 percent…