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This Week in Bitcoin: The IRS Targets Coinbase, Venezuela to Mint Its Own Cryptocurrency
This Week in Bitcoin: The IRS Targets Coinbase, Venezuela to Mint Its Own Cryptocurrency
December 11, 2017

Writing about blockchain and bitcoin right now is a little  like buying a new computer in the 1990s. The tech was advancing so fast in  those days that as soon as you brought the thing home, it was sorely outdated.

Move Over, Tesla! China Holds the Keys to Electric Vehicles
Move Over, Tesla! China Holds the Keys to Electric Vehicles
November 28, 2017

In the third quarter, global sales of electric vehicles (EVs) soared 63 percent compared to the same period last year, 23 percent compared to the second quarter.

Gobble, Gobble: Thanksgiving Dinners Stuffed with Savings Despite Rising Fuel Costs
Gobble, Gobble: Thanksgiving Dinners Stuffed with Savings Despite Rising Fuel Costs
November 27, 2017

I spend a lot of time writing and talking about inflation, especially as it affects the price of gold, oil and other commodities and raw materials.

Synchronized Global Growth May Have Arrived
Synchronized Global Growth May Have Arrived
November 20, 2017

Nearly 10 years after the financial crisis brought the global economy to its knees, conditions have finally improved enough to crystallize my conviction that synchronized global growth is currently underway.

5 Agents of Change Investors Need to Know About Now
5 Agents of Change Investors Need to Know About Now
November 6, 2017

The world is changing fast right now in ways that many investors might not easily recognize or want to admit.

Holidays Come Early for Investors as Consumer Spending Surges from Previous Year
Holidays Come Early for Investors as Consumer Spending Surges from Previous Year
November 2, 2017

American consumers were more willing to open their wallets in September, an encouraging sign of what Santa might bring for investors this year. According to...

Are ICOs Replacing IPOs?
Are ICOs Replacing IPOs?
October 23, 2017

Last week I was in Barcelona speaking at the LBMA/LPPM Precious Metals Conference, which was attended by approximately 700 metals and...

Here's Why Bitcoin Won't Replace Gold So Easily
Here's Why Bitcoin Won't Replace Gold So Easily
October 9, 2017

What a week it was. First and foremost, I’d like to acknowledge the horrific mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas, the deadliest in modern...

Manufacturers Just Had a Gangbuster Month
Manufacturers Just Had a Gangbuster Month
October 5, 2017

American manufacturers grew at their fastest pace since May 2004 in September, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Manufacturing activity...

This Could Be a No-Brainer Gold Buying Opportunity
This Could Be a No-Brainer Gold Buying Opportunity
October 2, 2017

Last week I was pleased to be the keynote speaker at the Denver Gold Show in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. Attendance was strong, sentiment was up...

Net Asset Value
as of 06/01/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.01 0.09 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $10.89 0.39 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $3.61 0.12 China Region Fund USCOX $8.51 0.22 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $5.73 0.14 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $22.22 0.07 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $15.34 0.17 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.24 -0.01 U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change