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What’s an Investor to do in Markets like These?
What’s an Investor to do in Markets like These?
June 24, 2013
Legendary businessman Steve Forbes once said, “Everyone is a disciplined, long-term investor until the market goes down.” It’s challenging to have the fortitude to hold on to investments during a ...
Where a Resources Manager is Uncovering a Sweet Find
Where a Resources Manager is Uncovering a Sweet Find
June 18, 2013

After traveling nearly 6,000 miles by plane, helicopter and jeep, Evan Smith, portfolio manager at U.S. Global, is walking along a dirt path in Kenema past dilapidated shops covered with rusted, corrugated metal...

As Economy Heats Up, Will Commodities?
As Economy Heats Up, Will Commodities?
June 10, 2013
Thanks to the life support of $12 trillion and 515 rate cuts by the world’s central banks since March 2009, the global economy’s heart is beginning to beat...
A Case for Owning Commodities When No One Else Is
A Case for Owning Commodities When No One Else Is
May 1, 2013
Sometimes following where money is being invested is a solid course of action to gain alpha; other times, a better opportunity lies in going the opposite direction, i.e., thinking contrarian....
How a Landslide Shifts Copper Supply
How a Landslide Shifts Copper Supply
April 15, 2013

The U.S. mining industry was dealt a devastating blow as Kennecott Utah Copper’s Bingham Canyon Mine experienced a pit wall failure causing a massive landslide with rocks and dirt covering...

The Bright Lights of Big Oil
The Bright Lights of Big Oil
April 10, 2013

Texas has seen incredible changes in oil production because of advancements in shale technology. From one 200-mile view at night, you can easily spot the urban areas of Dallas, Houston...

Ride Over Bump in Gas Prices with These Investment Themes
Ride Over Bump in Gas Prices with These Investment Themes
March 7, 2013
U.S. oil independence is picking up steam. In December, the country lost its position as the world’s largest importer of oil, with shale production climbing faster than expected. Net imports...
In the Year of the Snake, Where Will Copper Head?
In the Year of the Snake, Where Will Copper Head?
February 15, 2013
Copper has had a tough few years: In 2012, the red metal only rose 4 percent, although this was an improvement over 2011’s decline of 21 percent. Back then, I discussed...
Resource Investors: Why You Can Expect Sunnier Days Ahead!
Resource Investors: Why You Can Expect Sunnier Days Ahead!
January 28, 2013
During the current commodity supercycle, there have been occasions—too many to count—when investor psyche has been damaged by reports about slowing U.S. growth, a hard landing in China...
4 Sensational Facts About Gold Investing That You Might Not Know
4 Sensational Facts About Gold Investing That You Might Not Know
January 22, 2013

Our ever-popular Periodic Table of Commodity Returns has been updated through 2012. Investor Alert readers love this chart as it shows a decade of results across 14 different commodities, providing strikingly

Net Asset Value
as of 12/13/2019

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.51 No Change Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $9.25 -0.01 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.99 No Change China Region Fund USCOX $8.94 No Change Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $7.61 0.04 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $26.02 -0.08 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $17.08 -0.04 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change