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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.

  • 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…

  • China in the Year of the Rabbit

    Published 06 February 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Happy New Year 4708! According to the Chinese calendar it's the Year of the Rabbit. The leading Asian brokerage firm CLSA reports the Rabbit will…

  • Stay Focused Gold Investors

    Published 31 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Last week was an eventful week at home and abroad with several events directly showing up in the performance of global markets and the price…

  • Outlook 2011: Everyone Needs Commodities

    Published 22 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    by Frank Holmes, Evan Smith and Brian Hicks Co-managers of the U.S. Global Investors Global Resources Fund (PSPFX) The essence of natural resources and commodity…

  • Outlook 2011: Fear and Love in Gold Trading

    Published 08 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Wall Street has been calling gold a bubble since 2005 when it hit $500. Some media naysayers remained negative even as they wrote the headlines…

  • Bargain Shopping in Peru, Chile and Brazil

    Published 20 December 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Global Strategist Jacek Dzierwa has just returned from another research trip to Latin America where he visited Peru, Chile and Brazil. Travel is important for…

  • Oil Demand's Triumphant Return

    Published 05 December 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Lost in the shuffle of the European debt woes, a second round of quantitative easing and gold's record run has been the resurgence in global…

  • Anticipating Volatility and the Rise of Emerging Markets

    Published 15 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Life is about managing expectations and we believe understanding market cycles helps investors navigate through the volatility of their investments. We often remind investors to…

  • The Top Performing Markets in Emerging Europe

    Published 19 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Well-known author and investment consultant Roger Gibson recently hosted a webcast where he educated investors on the importance of diversifying into international markets and we…

  • Nine Bullish Arguments for Gold

    Published 11 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Dr. Martin Murenbeeld, chief economist for Dundee Wealth Economics and one of the smartest gold minds around, recently released his latest chart book - hundreds…

  • Gold and Deflation

    Published 16 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    I have been speaking and writing about gold's appeal in a deflationary environment - this is a concept that opposes the conventional opinion that the…