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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  You can contact Frank at: [email protected].

Frank Holmes Articles

The best performing precious metal for the week was gold, but still down 0.38%. U.S. GDP came in higher than anticipated and pushed the dollar up on expectations the Fed still has room to raise rates higher.
Gold is set to eke a third weekly gain despite going into next week’s likely 25-basis point lift in interest rates. Markets expect the Federal Reserve to pause again on further hikes.
The best performing precious metal last week was silver, up 7.91%. Softer economic data gave precious metals a boost with rate expectations waning and the dollar sinking. This has prompted hedge funds to flip to net short on the U.S....
Gold caught a break on Friday with the weaker-than-expected change in nonfarm payrolls, perhaps taking some pressure off the Federal Reserve to hike rates again. China, for an eighth consecutive month, has added to its gold reserves.
Gold prices have typically also broadly tracked with gold ETF holdings – a rising gold price usually comes alongside gold ETF inflows and vice versa. Yet since the start of November, gold rallied as much as 25% while gold ETF holdings...
The best performing precious metal for the week was gold, but still down 2.11%. Despite a "brutal week" for gold, it managed to find support by Friday, indicating a possible floor for the price. Swiss gold exports surged, particularly the...
Gold strengthened with the weakening of the U.S. dollar and lower Treasury yields following comments from the European Central Bank (ECB) president about a likely interest-rate hike in July.
The most robust performing precious metal for the week was silver, gaining 2.6%. G Mining Ventures has signed a binding agreement with CEMIG to supply the Tocantinzinho Project with cost-effective renewable energy.
The best-performing precious metal for the week was silver, up 1.48%. snapping a three-week losing streak. Despite the decline in gold prices due to mixed U.S. jobs data and expectations of further interest rate hikes by the Federal...
The best-performing precious metal for the week was gold, but down 1.75%. The demand for platinum is driven by two key factors: 1) The increased platinum loadings needed to meet the China VI standards for heavy-duty vehicles, introduced in...

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