Frank Holmes

CEO & Chief Investment Officer @ U.S. Global Investors

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. Under his guidance, the company’s funds have received numerous awards and honors including more than two dozen Lipper Fund Awards and certificates. In 2006, Mr. Holmes was selected mining fund manager of the year by the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of “The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing.” Mr. Holmes is engaged in a number of international philanthropies. He is a member of the President’s Circle and on the investment committee of the International Crisis Group, which works to resolve conflict around the world. He is also an advisor to the William J. Clinton Foundation on sustainable development in countries with resource-based economies. Mr. Holmes is a native of Toronto and is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He is a former president and chairman of the Toronto Society of the Investment Dealers Association. Mr. Holmes is a much-sought-after keynote speaker at national and international investment conferences. He is also a regular commentator on the financial television networks CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business, and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron’s, The Financial Times and other publications.  Visit the U.S. Global Investors website at http://www.usfunds.com.  You can contact Frank at: editor@usfunds.com.

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This week spot gold closed at $1,788.39, down $82.60 per ounce, or 4.41%. Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, ended the week lower by 4.18%. The S&P/TSX Venture Index came in up 0.50%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted...
The best performing precious metal for the week was platinum, up 6.26 percent, as hedge funds boost their net-long position to a two-year high on expectations platinum will find new demand in the green hydrogen space as the catalyst for...
The best performing precious metal for the week was palladium, up 12.64%, despite hedge funds cutting their positioning to a 10-week low. Gold had its best weekly gain since July as Joe Biden moves closer to winning the presidential...
Want to hear something really scary? Inflation, the scourge of the modern economy, may be running much faster than we’re led to believe. I’ll use consumer spending on Halloween as an example of what I mean.
The best performing precious metal for the week was spot gold, but still off 1.22 percent. UBS raised its price forecast for palladium to $2,500 an ounce by the end of December, up from $2,400 an ounce. Analysts at the bank say palladium...
The best performing precious metal for the week was gold, but still down 1.61 percent. Gold rose on Thursday, breaking a two-day loss streak, as the U.S. dollar fell and halted stimulus negotiations sent equities lower. Bloomberg notes...
The best performing precious metal for the week was platinum, up 3.76 percent. Bank of America Research noted that platinum should benefit from the expansion of the fuel cell economy which uses the metal as a catalyst. Gold climbed back...
The best performing precious metal for the week was gold, but still down 4.58 percent. Gold took a hit this week from a stronger dollar and investors bought the dip. The SPDR Gold Shares saw an inflow of more than 30 tons on Monday. Gold-...
Gold had its worst week since March, falling some 4.6 percent from the previous Friday, as the U.S. dollar staged a rally against the euro. The price of bullion closed below $1,900 an ounce last Wednesday for the first time since July 23...
The best performing precious metal for the week ended September 18 was palladium, up 1.57 percent as hedge funds boosted their net-long position to the highest in six-months. Gold had a second weekly gain after the U.S. dollar steadied and...
The volume of all the gold ever mined can occupy a cube 63 feet on each side.

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