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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.

Rising Global Taxes and Regulations (Indirect Taxation) Are Chipping Away at the Benefits of Low Interest Money
Rising Global Taxes and Regulations (Indirect Taxation) Are Chipping Away at the Benefits of Low Interest Money
March 21, 2016

During a trip to New York last week I was able to talk gold and commodities...

Did Oil Prices Just Find a Bottom?
Did Oil Prices Just Find a Bottom?
March 14, 2016

As the Middle East’s main business hub, Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and home to the world’s tallest manmade structure...

Monopoly Is Going Cashless. Could We Be Next?
Monopoly Is Going Cashless. Could We Be Next?
February 22, 2016

Nearly everyone can recall playing Monopoly as a child, and for many, the game served as their first exposure to handling different denominations of cash. It was exhilarating to have someone land on your Park Place property

Comparisons to 2008 Spark Gold’s Fear Trade
Comparisons to 2008 Spark Gold’s Fear Trade
January 25, 2016

Plunging oil prices, rising market volatility, surging global debt—it’s all beginning to remind some investors of 2008. Earlier this month...

How Airlines Are Spending Their Record Profits
How Airlines Are Spending Their Record Profits
January 21, 2016

How did you spend your $700? That’s how much the average American driver saved at the pump in 2015, according to a report from J.P. Morgan Chase...

One Weird Trick to Forecast Commodity Trends
One Weird Trick to Forecast Commodity Trends
January 19, 2016

If you want to know about the past, a good place to start is by looking at GDP. It tells you the dollar value of a country or region’s goods and services over a specific time period.

Hope for the New Year: 3 Asset Classes for 2016
Hope for the New Year: 3 Asset Classes for 2016
January 4, 2016

Earlier, I reflected back on 2015 by revisiting the 10 most popular posts of the year. Today I’d like to look ahead to 2016...

This Industry Is Set to Post Record Profits on Lower Fuel Costs
This Industry Is Set to Post Record Profits on Lower Fuel Costs
December 14, 2015

Everyone knows there are winners and losers in any bear market, including the recent commodity rout. Low crude oil prices have definitely hurt explorers and producers...

What We’re Paying Attention to Following the Paris Attacks
What We’re Paying Attention to Following the Paris Attacks
November 23, 2015

Ten days ago, 129 lives were brutally cut short when assailants affiliated with the terrorist group ISIS, also known as the Islamic State...

The Bullish Case for Aussie Gold
The Bullish Case for Aussie Gold
November 16, 2015

On Thursday of last week, I arrived back in the States after spending two weeks globetrotting and attending international investing conferences...

Net Asset Value
as of 11/15/2019

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.36 0.03 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $8.70 -0.08 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.88 -0.03 China Region Fund USCOX $8.85 0.01 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $7.45 0.07 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $25.66 0.20 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $16.86 0.15 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change