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America Will Come Out of This Stronger Than Ever. It's Done It Before
America Will Come Out of This Stronger Than Ever. It's Done It Before
March 26, 2020

This week, residents of San Antonio, Texas, home to U.S. Global Investors, were ordered to work from home, with some exceptions. Like countless people in other parts of the country and world, our team has had to quickly and nimbly adapt to a new normal, and to be innovative in the face of new challenges.

Keep Calm, Bear Markets Are Temporary
Keep Calm, Bear Markets Are Temporary
March 17, 2020

That was President Donald Trump on Monday, responding to a question on whether the U.S. economy could be sliding into a recession. 

Should You Buy the Panic?
Should You Buy the Panic?
March 16, 2020

Two years ago, the co-founder, former CEO and now former board member of Microsoft urged governments to step up their preparedness in the event of a modern global pandemic.

Investors Are Piling Into Safe Havens on Coronavirus Fears
Investors Are Piling Into Safe Havens on Coronavirus Fears
February 24, 2020

U.S. factories rebounded strongly in February, suggesting the manufacturing recession may finally be behind us after the industry contracted for six straight months. 

Where to Get Income in a Low-Yield World
Where to Get Income in a Low-Yield World
February 18, 2020

So far in 2020, the yield on the 10-year Treasury has averaged an anemic 0.01 percent when adjusted for inflation. Since the end of January, it’s actually dipped below 0 percent, trading as low as negative 0.14 percent on January 31.

Putting the Coronavirus in Perspective: Hong Kong and Chinese Stocks
Putting the Coronavirus in Perspective: Hong Kong and Chinese Stocks
February 6, 2020

The number of confirmed infections of the coronavirus in mainland China crossed above 24,000 on February 5, having already surpassed the total number of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) cases from 2003

Nontraditional Funds Took the Stage at World's Biggest ETF Conference
Nontraditional Funds Took the Stage at World's Biggest ETF Conference
February 3, 2020

Even bigger changes could be headed our way, if some of the discussions at this year’s Inside ETFs are any indication. Two topics seemed to dominate the conference: the rise of ESG investing, and the emergence of so-called “nontransparent” ETFs.

Tariffs Are Having a Bigger Effect on U.S. Manufacturing Than Initially Thought
Tariffs Are Having a Bigger Effect on U.S. Manufacturing Than Initially Thought
January 8, 2020

The U.S. manufacturing sector contracted for the fifth straight month in December, with the monthly reading from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) hitting its weakest point in more than 10 years. 

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.”

5 of the Biggest Financial Stories From 2019
5 of the Biggest Financial Stories From 2019
December 30, 2019

According to the Chinese Zodiac Calendar, 2019 was the Year of the Pig. Investors and traders, I believe, will likely also remember it as the year of the bull. 

Net Asset Value
as of 04/01/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $2.95 -0.06 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $6.95 0.04 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.21 -0.03 China Region Fund USCOX $7.59 -0.16 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $4.77 -0.05 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $18.58 -0.56 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $12.23 -0.34 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.20 -0.02 U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change