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America Remains the Land of Opportunity. For Everything Else, There's Gold
America Remains the Land of Opportunity. For Everything Else, There's Gold
January 6, 2020

In 1967, a woman then known as Svetlana Alliuyeva arrived by plane in New York. Moments after landing, she held a press conference during which she renounced her native Soviet Russia, describing it as “profoundly corrupt.”

Supercharge Your Gold Position With Precious Metal Royalty Companies
Supercharge Your Gold Position With Precious Metal Royalty Companies
December 9, 2019

Gold closed down as much as 1.21 percent Friday on a blowout jobs report that seemed to alleviate investor fears of an impending economic slowdown. The U.S. added as many as 266,000 jobs in November, beating expectations of 180,000, while the unemployment rate ticked down to a 50-year low of 3.5 percent.

This Economic Indicator Is Proving the Naysayers Wrong
This Economic Indicator Is Proving the Naysayers Wrong
November 25, 2019

Flying in the face of negative economic news, U.S. factories picked up steam for the third straight month in November.

You're Probably Underinvested in Gold
You're Probably Underinvested in Gold
November 4, 2019

Investors may assume they have adequate exposure to gold because they’re invested in a commodities fund. But many of these funds have a relatively small weighting in gold, and so their gold exposure is much smaller than they realized.

If You're Not Long, You're Wrong
If You're Not Long, You're Wrong
October 21, 2019

Last week I visited beautiful Vancouver to attend the CEO Martini Party. The annual event, hosted by Stockhouse, is an opportunity for business leaders representing a number of industries to connect with newsletter writers and potential investors.

The Optimist's Guide to Airlines, Crypto Mining and Gold
The Optimist's Guide to Airlines, Crypto Mining and Gold
October 14, 2019

“Travel,” Mahatma Gandhi once said, “is the language of peace.” If that’s the case—and I happen to believe that it is—then I’m extremely bullish about the future, especially with respect to U.S.-China relations.

Gold: The Unimpeachable Commodity Investment
Gold: The Unimpeachable Commodity Investment
September 30, 2019

History shows that presidential impeachments have had minimal impact on markets. We believe there are bigger risks to consider, including a potential German recession and record global debt.

Pierre Lassonde Says Gold Could Hit $25,000 in 30 Years
Pierre Lassonde Says Gold Could Hit $25,000 in 30 Years
September 23, 2019

“I think gold is in a good place,” Pierre Lassonde, co-founder of Franco-Nevada, said this week at the Denver Gold Forum (DGF). Looking ahead 30 years, Pierre believes the yellow metal could average $12,500 an ounce—and may even hit $25,000!

3 Reasons Why I See Further Upside Potential for Gold Prices
3 Reasons Why I See Further Upside Potential for Gold Prices
September 17, 2019

Gold may be off its 52-week highs, but the precious metal is still up more than 15 percent for the year through September 17. This appears to put gold on a path for its best year since 2010, when it gained just under 30 percent.

Look Which Precious Metal Is Beating Warren Buffett...
Look Which Precious Metal Is Beating Warren Buffett...
September 16, 2019

Way back in January, I showed you that the price of gold had beaten the S&P 500 Index over a number of different time periods, including the month, quarter, year… and even the century (so far!).

Net Asset Value
as of 05/29/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $3.92 0.01 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $10.50 0.19 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $3.49 0.08 China Region Fund USCOX $8.29 0.15 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $5.59 -0.04 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $22.15 0.18 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $15.17 0.05 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.25 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change