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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...

Get Ready for Commodity Liftoff: Global Manufacturing Just Made a HUGE Move!
Get Ready for Commodity Liftoff: Global Manufacturing Just Made a HUGE Move!
November 9, 2015

By most standards, October was an explosive month, with domestic equities recording their biggest monthly...

Have Commodities Reached an Inflection Point?
Have Commodities Reached an Inflection Point?
November 2, 2015

Last week the Federal Reserve announced it would delay the interest rate liftoff yet again, but while everyone seems...

New Study: We're Nowhere Near Peak Coal Use in China and India
New Study: We're Nowhere Near Peak Coal Use in China and India
September 15, 2015

Resource investors, take note: By 2025, just 10 years from now, energy consumption in Asia will increase a whopping 31 percent.

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