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Gold Closes The Year Strong

December 20, 2018

So far this quarter, gold bullion has crushed the market, returning more than 5 percent as of December 18, compared to negative 11.9 percent for the S&P 500 Index. In this video, Frank explains that the top performer for this quarter has been gold miners, up nearly 12 percent, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index. Frank believes that the yellow metal is an important part of investors’ portfolios and advocates the Golden Rule, which recommends a 10 percent weighting in gold and gold equities.

To learn more about gold’s performance in 2018, watch the video below!

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The S&P 500 Index is a widely recognized capitalization-weighted index of 500 common stock prices in U.S. companies.

The NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index is a modified market capitalization weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies involved primarily in the mining for gold and silver.

Holdings may change daily. Holdings are reported as of the most recent quarter-end. The following securities mentioned in the article were held by one or more accounts managed by U.S. Global Investors as of 9/30/2018: Mene Inc.

Net Asset Value
as of 12/05/2019

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.35 0.01 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $9.28 0.10 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.98 0.01 China Region Fund USCOX $8.81 0.04 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $7.33 0.02 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $25.61 0.03 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $16.81 -0.01 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change