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Make America Go Back to Work Again?
Make America Go Back to Work Again?
April 20, 2020

The world watches as a number of economies begin, or plan, to lift certain lockdown measures that were earlier put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus. China may have been the first to do so when it reopened Wuhan, the industrial city of 11 million that was ground zero for the novel virus, though life there is still far from normal.

Gold Sparkles as "The Great Lockdown" Hammers the Global Economy
Gold Sparkles as "The Great Lockdown" Hammers the Global Economy
April 14, 2020

Gold and gold stocks are among the highest performing assets of 2020 so far as investors seek a haven amid the coronavirus-fueled rout, and as central banks and governments around the world roll out unprecedented monetary and fiscal measures in an effort to mitigate the economic impact of the “Great Lockdown.”

It's Always Darkest Before the Dawn
It's Always Darkest Before the Dawn
April 13, 2020

For the billions of observant Christians and Jews across the globe, Holy Week is the most religious time of the year. Whereas Christians observe and celebrate Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection, Jews commemorate the Hebrews’ exodus from enslavement in Egypt to the Promised Land.

Excess Money Supply Has Been Like Miracle-Gro for Gold Prices
Excess Money Supply Has Been Like Miracle-Gro for Gold Prices
April 8, 2020

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package that President Donald Trump signed into law on March 27 is just the beginning. The Treasury Department is now seeking some $250 billion more to replenish small business loans, and there’s hope that the president and House Democrats can agree on a “Phase Four” spending deal, one that may target infrastructure. 

Record Unemployment Claims and Oil's Best Day Ever
Record Unemployment Claims and Oil's Best Day Ever
April 6, 2020

Some of you may have already picked up on this, but any discussion about the COVID-19 crisis will undoubtedly include a number of superlatives like “highest ever,” “most on record” and “unprecedented.”

These U.S. Companies Have the Highest Debt-to-Equity Ratios Right Now
These U.S. Companies Have the Highest Debt-to-Equity Ratios Right Now
April 1, 2020

U.S. companies have never had so much debt on their books as they do now.

Congress and the Fed Just Opened the Stimulus Floodgates
Congress and the Fed Just Opened the Stimulus Floodgates
March 30, 2020

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures, as they say, and the past number of days have been nothing if not total confirmation of that adage. As of Monday morning, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. stood at more than 143,000, with New York City appearing to have become the new global epicenter of the pandemic.

America Will Come Out of This Stronger Than Ever. It's Done It Before
America Will Come Out of This Stronger Than Ever. It's Done It Before
March 26, 2020

This week, residents of San Antonio, Texas, home to U.S. Global Investors, were ordered to work from home, with some exceptions. Like countless people in other parts of the country and world, our team has had to quickly and nimbly adapt to a new normal, and to be innovative in the face of new challenges.

A $10 Trillion Response to the Global Pandemic
A $10 Trillion Response to the Global Pandemic
March 23, 2020

Last week I was introduced to a board game called Pandemic. In the game, players are up against the clock to find the cure to viral outbreaks and contain them before they spread across the entire globe.

Keep Calm, Bear Markets Are Temporary
Keep Calm, Bear Markets Are Temporary
March 17, 2020

That was President Donald Trump on Monday, responding to a question on whether the U.S. economy could be sliding into a recession. 

Net Asset Value
as of 07/09/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.35 -0.04 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $12.34 0.02 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $4.35 No Change China Region Fund USCOX $9.50 -0.03 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $5.75 -0.04 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $22.67 -0.01 Global Luxury Goods Fund USLUX $15.72 No Change Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.25 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change