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Africa Could Mine Its Way to Prosperity if It Addressed Instability
Africa Could Mine Its Way to Prosperity if It Addressed Instability
February 17, 2015

Last week I attended the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, as both a presenter and a student seeking opportunities...

15 Charts to Keep Your Eyes on for ‘15
15 Charts to Keep Your Eyes on for ‘15
January 8, 2015

In anticipation of the new year ahead, I’ve pulled together 15 charts that we’ll be watching and might help guide our expectations for what 2015 has in store...

UPDATE: China Wants to Conduct the World’s High-Speed Rail Market
UPDATE: China Wants to Conduct the World’s High-Speed Rail Market
December 15, 2014

The construction of the American transcontinental railroad in the 1860s, which cost upwards of $136 million and covered 1,800 miles over arduous terrain...

600 Million Reasons to Keep Your Eyes on India
600 Million Reasons to Keep Your Eyes on India
October 6, 2014

In the wake of his rock star reception at Madison Square Garden last Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphatically announced...

Turkey Is the Big Winner Following the Crisis in Ukraine
Turkey Is the Big Winner Following the Crisis in Ukraine
June 19, 2014

Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and the possibility of further action taken in Ukraine and other former Soviet Bloc nations have led many investors to wonder...

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...

100 Innovative Ways World Cities Are Improving Our Urban Landscape
100 Innovative Ways World Cities Are Improving Our Urban Landscape
August 3, 2012
KPMG recently published Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition which showcases the greatest infrastructure projects around the globe. The 100-page publication covers nearly every continent with projects in developed markets including...
Capturing the Making of a Bridge
Capturing the Making of a Bridge
July 26, 2012
The bridge at Hoover Dam is a fantastic example of breathtaking infrastructure built in the U.S. Linking Phoenix and Las Vegas, a 2,000 foot long bridge now arches over the...
Full Steam Ahead for China Rails
Full Steam Ahead for China Rails
March 16, 2012

China’s economic engines of growth have begun to accelerate again, but you wouldn’t know ...

Chart of the Week: The World’s Infrastructure Plans
Chart of the Week: The World’s Infrastructure Plans
March 14, 2012

Demand for access to basic needs, an emerging middle class and a never-ending use of global...

Net Asset Value
as of 01/23/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.53 -0.01 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $9.74 -0.05 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $3.29 -0.01 China Region Fund USCOX $9.04 -0.21 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $7.86 -0.08 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $26.66 0.09 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $17.30 -0.03 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.23 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change