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No Trade War Between the U.S. and China… Yet
No Trade War Between the U.S. and China… Yet
April 11, 2017

Crisis averted—for now. Last week President Donald Trump met for the first time with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his luxury Palm Beach...

Amid Global Uncertainty, Pay Attention to this Manufacturing Index
Amid Global Uncertainty, Pay Attention to this Manufacturing Index
April 10, 2017

Last week I returned from Zurich, where I spoke at the European Gold Forum. Investor sentiment for the yellow metal was particularly strong...

(VIDEO) What Drives the Price of Gold?
(VIDEO) What Drives the Price of Gold?
March 9, 2017

In my more than 35 years of investing in hard assets, precious metals and mining, I’ve learned to manage my expectations of gold’s short-term...

Why Commodities Could Be on the Verge of a Massive Surge
Why Commodities Could Be on the Verge of a Massive Surge
March 8, 2017

After finishing 2016 up 25 percent, commodities are getting another boost from bullish investors. Investment bank Citigroup forecasts commodity...

Disrupt... Or Get Disrupted
Disrupt... Or Get Disrupted
March 6, 2017

Last week I was in Vancouver attending YPO EDGE, the annual summit for business executives from more than 130 countries. YPO, which stands for...

Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
February 21, 2017

Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent year-over-year in January, the highest such rate since March 2012. Led by higher gasoline...

American Small Businesses Party Like It's 2004
American Small Businesses Party Like It's 2004
January 17, 2017

France reported last week that its summer hosting of Euro 2016, Europe's soccer championship, added $1.26 billion

What Are the Risks of a U.S.-China Trade War?
What Are the Risks of a U.S.-China Trade War?
December 19, 2016

Risk is one of my all-time favorite board games. It’s among the very few that’s equal parts strategy and luck, and the stakes can’t get much higher than total world...

Modi’s Demonetization Is a Cure Worse Than the Disease
Modi’s Demonetization Is a Cure Worse Than the Disease
December 1, 2016

Next Tuesday will mark four weeks since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his surprise demonetization announcement...

Fidel Castro’s Cuba vs Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore: A Tale of Two Economies (UPDATE)
Fidel Castro’s Cuba vs Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore: A Tale of Two Economies (UPDATE)
November 29, 2016

On Friday, November 25, Fidel Castro died at age 90. The former revolutionary and hardline dictator of Cuba was among the 20th century's...

Net Asset Value
as of 11/15/2019

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.36 0.03 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $8.70 -0.08 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.88 -0.03 China Region Fund USCOX $8.85 0.01 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $7.45 0.07 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $25.66 0.20 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $16.86 0.15 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change