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China: Still the World’s Number One Heavy Metal Rock Star
China: Still the World’s Number One Heavy Metal Rock Star
April 26, 2016

I want to begin with a quote from a recent Cornerstone Macro report that succinctly summarizes the research firm’s view on growth prospects in emerging...

If You’re Not Following this Energy Trend, You’re Being Left in the Dust
If You’re Not Following this Energy Trend, You’re Being Left in the Dust
April 18, 2016

Last week our office was visited by my friend, investor and author Gianni Kovacevic, who is at the halfway point of a cross-country book tour to promote...

Did Oil Prices Just Find a Bottom?
Did Oil Prices Just Find a Bottom?
March 14, 2016

As the Middle East’s main business hub, Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and home to the world’s tallest manmade structure...

To Jumpstart Its Economy, China Embraces… Reaganomics?
To Jumpstart Its Economy, China Embraces… Reaganomics?
March 7, 2016

Chinese President Xi Jinping is about to tell millions of government workers: “You’re fired.” Reuters reported last week that China plans to lay off between five...

10 Numbers to Know for the Chinese New Year
10 Numbers to Know for the Chinese New Year
February 8, 2016

For decades now, China has been the leading driver of global growth, consuming unfathomable amounts of raw materials and commodities...

Recession on the Horizon? Look at the Big Picture
Recession on the Horizon? Look at the Big Picture
February 1, 2016

Today the Bank of Japan (BoJ) rattled global markets on Fridayby announcing its adoption of a negative interest rate...

Comparisons to 2008 Spark Gold’s Fear Trade
Comparisons to 2008 Spark Gold’s Fear Trade
January 25, 2016

Plunging oil prices, rising market volatility, surging global debt—it’s all beginning to remind some investors of 2008. Earlier this month...

How Gold Got Its Groove Back
How Gold Got Its Groove Back
January 11, 2016

Who says gold lost its appeal as a safe haven asset? After five straight positive trading sessions last week, the yellow metal climbed above $1,100, its highest level in nine weeks...

Hope for the New Year: 3 Asset Classes for 2016
Hope for the New Year: 3 Asset Classes for 2016
January 4, 2016

Earlier, I reflected back on 2015 by revisiting the 10 most popular posts of the year. Today I’d like to look ahead to 2016...

Christmas Edition: 2015 in Review
Christmas Edition: 2015 in Review
December 28, 2015

Christmas is my favorite holiday, as I’m sure it is for many of you reading this. We probably all agree that 2015 had more than its fair...

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