Frank Holmes

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.

Articles by Frank Holmes

StrengthsThe best performing precious metal for the week was palladium, up 3.01%. Gold rose above its 50-day moving average on Monday as the 10-year Treasury yield and U.S. dollar trended lower. Bullion hit a seven-week high of $1,785 an...
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The best performing precious metal for the week was platinum, up 1.53%.
Platinum rose above $1,300 an ounce for the first time in six years on bets that a recovery in industrial demand and stricter emissions rules will...
•The best performing precious metal for the week was silver, up 5.86%. The Reddit day-traders discovered silver this week after sending GameStop and other stocks soaring. Comments appeared on Reddit on Wednesday calling the iShares Silver...
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•The best performing precious metal for the week was silver, up 2.92%. Global holdings in silver-backed ETFs hit the highest ever on Wednesday, according to Bloomberg calculations. The iShares Silver Trust took in half a...
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The best performing precious metal for the week was platinum, up 4.64 percent on perhaps sentiment that demand should pick up with more hydrogen research and production. Gold edged up on Friday as the U.S. dollar weakened...
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The best performing precious metal for the week was silver, up 5.97 percent, perhaps related to Goldman Sachs suggesting investors go long with the boost seen from a greater expansion of solar energy. Gold rose for a second...
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The best performing precious metal for the week was palladium, up 3.90 percent. Impala Platinum Holdings expects supply shortfalls for palladium to continue this year, sending the metal higher. The miner reported a 10-fold...
It’s earnings season, and as of Friday, profits for S&P 500 companies were down roughly 34 percent compared to the same time a year earlier, with 62 percent of companies reporting.

Coincidentally, that decline is close to the rate...
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The best performing precious metal for the week was silver, up 17.79 percent. Silver had its biggest weekly gain in nearly 40 years and could keep soaring. The metal hit its highest level since 2013. Mike McGlone,...
The price of silver soared in May, jumping more than 19 percent on safe haven demand as well as increased expectations of a swift economic recovery, given its many industrial applications. Not only was this silver’s best month since 2011,...

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