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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.

Can Tesla Motors Strengthen Its Brand by Giving Away Its Patents?
Can Tesla Motors Strengthen Its Brand by Giving Away Its Patents?
June 24, 2014

Innovators and entrepreneurs aren’t normally in the business of sharing their intellectual property. But in his blog published June 12, Musk defends...

Turkey Is the Big Winner Following the Crisis in Ukraine
Turkey Is the Big Winner Following the Crisis in Ukraine
June 19, 2014

Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and the possibility of further action taken in Ukraine and other former Soviet Bloc nations have led many investors to wonder...

Gold Investors: Let This Cycle Be Your Guide
Gold Investors: Let This Cycle Be Your Guide
June 16, 2014

U.S. Global Investors recently welcomed Doug Peta, an economist from BCA research, to our offices. He presented some interesting research...

South Africa Strike Boosts Platinum Prices, Opens Opportunity for American Producer
South Africa Strike Boosts Platinum Prices, Opens Opportunity for American Producer
June 12, 2014

All eyes are on South Africa, where a labor strike, now in its fifth month, has brought a halt to the production of platinum and palladium.

China Leads the World in Green Energy, Gaming and Gambling Markets
China Leads the World in Green Energy, Gaming and Gambling Markets
June 9, 2014

Last month, Xian Liang, co-portfolio manager of our China Region Fund (USCOX), attended the 19th CLSA China Forum in Beijing

It’s Morning in India: Narendra Modi’s Pro-Business Policies Point to Strong Sectors Growth
It’s Morning in India: Narendra Modi’s Pro-Business Policies Point to Strong Sectors Growth
May 29, 2014

As some of you might recall, Ronald Reagan’s now-famous 1984 presidential campaign, “Morning in America,” renewed many Americans’ ...

Which Resource Areas Show Signs of Strength?
Which Resource Areas Show Signs of Strength?
May 19, 2014

Global synchronized growth, as measured by the Global Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), remained stable or positive for the past 12 months until Japan ...

New Opportunities for an Ancient Culture
New Opportunities for an Ancient Culture
May 16, 2014

The latest edition of our Shareholder Report features a striking scene on the front cover—a traditional Chinese junk boat floating calmly down ...

Albania’s Fertile Grounds for Oil Opportunities
Albania’s Fertile Grounds for Oil Opportunities
May 5, 2014

Texas is oil country. The state I now call home leads the nation in oil production and would be one of the top oil-producing nations if it were its own country.

Frank Talk Turns Seven!
Frank Talk Turns Seven!
April 29, 2014

It’s hard to believe that it’s been seven years since I published my very first Frank Talk post! This blog has come a long way since its early years ...

Net Asset Value
as of 12/06/2019

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.40 0.05 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $9.03 -0.25 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.95 -0.03 China Region Fund USCOX $8.89 0.08 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $7.38 0.05 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $25.87 0.26 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $17.04 0.23 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change