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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.

How They Spend It In China
How They Spend It In China
February 13, 2013
Would it surprise you if I told you that Chinese visitors traveling through London’s Heathrow today buy about 25 percent of luxury goods at the airport, even though China’s tourists...
Out With the Dragon, In With the Snake
Out With the Dragon, In With the Snake
February 11, 2013
During this Chinese New Year, more than a billion people will be welcoming in the Year of the Black Water Snake, celebrating with family and friends all week long. The...
How to Discover the Top Dogs in Emerging Markets
How to Discover the Top Dogs in Emerging Markets
January 18, 2013

Four decades ago, the “Dogs of the Dow” strategy was born. It’s a simple concept where investors hold the ten highest dividend-yielding companies of the Dow Jones Industrial

Small-Caps Pack Big Punch in Emerging Markets
Small-Caps Pack Big Punch in Emerging Markets
November 28, 2012
In October, the International Monetary Fund painted a gloomier picture for global investors, as it projected slower growth due to slumping world trade and uncertainty in the West. Despite the...
5 Amazing Global Consumer Trends
5 Amazing Global Consumer Trends
November 26, 2012
Last weekend marks the official start of the holiday shopping season in the U.S., so for the next month, consumers will be enticed with daily deals on the latest fads...
Chinese Stocks Looking Like a Bargain
Chinese Stocks Looking Like a Bargain
October 22, 2012
With negative sentiment toward China reaching an extreme in recent months, patient investors have been rewarded with recent news of improving data from the Asian giant. CLSA Sinology’s Andy Rothman...
China’s Pyramid of Power
China’s Pyramid of Power
October 15, 2012
China celebrated another achievement last week, as Mo Yan became the first Chinese citizen to win a Nobel Prize for literature. The selection of Mo was praised by a Chinese...
Infectious Ideas for a Connected World
Infectious Ideas for a Connected World
October 10, 2012
With a greater international exchange of ideas, goods, services, and talent today, our world has never been more wired and connected. Globalization has wholly transformed how people across continents absorb...
China’s Next Act
China’s Next Act
September 10, 2012
The ECB calmed the markets—will China act next? After Mario Draghi announced the European Central Bank’s new bond buying program, I was the first guest on CNBC Asia’s Squawk...
Love Trade Cools as Central Banks’ Gold Demand Heats Up
Love Trade Cools as Central Banks’ Gold Demand Heats Up
August 20, 2012

The two largest gold buyers in the world that largely drive the Love Trade, China and India, underwhelmed the ...

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