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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

Washington State Residents: Plug In, But Pay Up
Washington State Residents: Plug In, But Pay Up
January 16, 2013
It’s getting a little more difficult to be green in the Evergreen State these days. Beginning in February 2013, electric car owners will be receiving conflicting messages: Drivers are getting...
The Year’s Surprises in Gasoline, Oil and Resources Stock Prices
The Year’s Surprises in Gasoline, Oil and Resources Stock Prices
December 27, 2012
On Wednesday, I talked about three of the top 10 commentaries that were popular over 2012. Here are a few more to highlight.
The Significant Impact of U.S. Oil Production
The Significant Impact of U.S. Oil Production
December 3, 2012
The Eagle Ford shale formation lies south of our headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, giving the U.S. Global investment team a firsthand, tacit perspective on the oil and gas industry’s growing...

Net Asset Value
as of 07/10/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.42 0.07 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $12.22 -0.12 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $4.32 -0.03 China Region Fund USCOX $9.40 -0.10 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $5.77 0.02 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $22.74 0.07 Global Luxury Goods Fund USLUX $15.89 0.17 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.25 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change