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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.

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...

Chinese Railway Stays On Track
Chinese Railway Stays On Track
December 16, 2015

The Chinese railway system has changed dramatically since I last visited the Asian nation. I can remember taking the high-speed train from Shanghai to Beijing during a visit...

Sweden Declares War on Cash, Punishes Savers with Negative Interest Rates
Sweden Declares War on Cash, Punishes Savers with Negative Interest Rates
December 7, 2015

Among the endangered species in Sweden are the gray wolf, European otter—and cash. Back in June, I shared...

This Chinese Sector Continues to Score
This Chinese Sector Continues to Score
December 2, 2015

Over the summer the Chinese market experienced a major hiccup, causing concern that many Asian industries would be slow...

What We’re Paying Attention to Following the Paris Attacks
What We’re Paying Attention to Following the Paris Attacks
November 23, 2015

Ten days ago, 129 lives were brutally cut short when assailants affiliated with the terrorist group ISIS, also known as the Islamic State...

11 Numbers that Explain the World’s Largest Shopping Holiday
11 Numbers that Explain the World’s Largest Shopping Holiday
November 10, 2015

In 2009, Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma single-handedly created the Singles Day sale by converting a fabricated holiday...

Net Asset Value
as of 09/24/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.69 0.07 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $12.99 0.24 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $4.90 0.05 China Region Fund USCOX $9.19 -0.04 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $5.46 No Change All American Equity Fund GBTFX $23.09 0.11 Global Luxury Goods Fund USLUX $16.23 0.08 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.25 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change