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Please note: The Frank Talk articles listed below contain historical material. The data provided was current at the time of publication. For current information regarding any of the funds mentioned in these presentations, please visit the appropriate fund performance page.

5 China Charts That Look Bullish for Commodities
5 China Charts That Look Bullish for Commodities
August 26, 2013
Over the past few months, investors have seen better economic data coming out of Europe. Consumer confidence in the continent has been rising, manufacturing data is improving and the fiscal...
What Happens When You Tell Indians to Stop Buying Gold
What Happens When You Tell Indians to Stop Buying Gold
August 19, 2013

India’s demand for gold during the second quarter of 2013 topped all other countries, according to the latest World Gold Council data. As noted by GoldCore, the demand for gold...

Cleaner, Greener China
Cleaner, Greener China
August 7, 2013
Did you know that energy use in China is estimated to be double that of the United States by 2040? Assuming world GDP rises 3.6 percent per year, energy use...
Challenging a Long-Held Assumption about Commodities
Challenging a Long-Held Assumption about Commodities
July 22, 2013
There’s no denying China’s massive economic growth over the past decade, as the country recorded an average GDP of more than 10 percent per year. In only seven years, China’s...
Accessing Myanmar’s Growth
Accessing Myanmar’s Growth
July 5, 2013
Did you know that in the first half of the last century, Myanmar had twice the GDP per capita of China? What a difference a few decades and government policies...
Going to a Digital Extreme in China
Going to a Digital Extreme in China
June 14, 2013
In its shift toward a consumption-driven economy, China has been embracing digital technology at rates that dwarf those of many developed countries. The Chinese have been scooping up smartphones...
Meet the Power Couple of the East
Meet the Power Couple of the East
April 24, 2013

On the “2013 TIME 100” annual list of most influential people in the world, you’ll likely recognize a few power couples who individually made the list. President Barack Obama and...

Shanghai’s Long Road to Prosperity
Shanghai’s Long Road to Prosperity
April 3, 2013
The cover of our latest Shareholder Report features the bustling Nanjing Road in Shanghai, China. U.S. Global Research Analyst Xian Liang was born and raised in Shanghai and says the...
Why China is Tunneling a Mind-Boggling 800 Miles in 2 Years
Why China is Tunneling a Mind-Boggling 800 Miles in 2 Years
March 18, 2013
Would it surprise you to discover that China is planning to add 800 miles to its subway system over the next two years? That’s the distance equivalent to building a...
9 “Early Adopter” Ideas For Investing in Emerging Markets
9 “Early Adopter” Ideas For Investing in Emerging Markets
February 15, 2013
Do you know the seasonal pattern to China’s equities during the Chinese New Year? Going back 10 years, based on median returns, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 3.46 percent, while...

Net Asset Value
as of 08/07/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.89 -0.05 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $14.15 -0.47 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $5.29 -0.06 China Region Fund USCOX $9.29 -0.14 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $5.79 -0.07 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $23.76 -0.08 Global Luxury Goods Fund USLUX $16.48 -0.20 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.26 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change