Net Asset Value as
of 02/22/2024:

Our Mutual Funds

Explore our no-load mutual funds, ranging from natural resources, emerging markets, and infrastructure, to precious metals and bond funds. We believe that we are specially qualified to be an integral part of your investment strategy.

Net Asset Values

(NAV) As of 02/22/2024
Fund Symbol Close Previous Change YTD
Global Luxury Goods Fund (USLUX) USLUX 20.35 20.08
0.27
5.88%
Gold and Precious Metals Fund (USERX) USERX 8.88 9.05
-0.17
-10.21%
World Precious Minerals Fund (UNWPX) UNWPX 1.20 1.22
-0.02
-17.24%
Global Resources Fund (PSPFX) PSPFX 3.78 3.81
-0.03
-4.79%
Near-Term Tax Free Fund (NEARX) NEARX 2.10 2.10
0.00
0.21%
U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund (UGSDX) UGSDX 1.95 1.95
0.00
0.34%

Occasionally one or more of the above prices may be different than those reported elsewhere. With our global investments and the early deadline imposed by reporting services, occasionally a price is provided to the services before it has been fully verified. The prices above are always the most current and accurate available.

Past performance does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Annualized Monthly Yields as of 01/31/2024

Bond Funds Inception Date 30 Day SEC Tax Equivalent (40.8% Tax Rate) SEC Yield W/O Waivers
Near-Term Tax Free Fund (NEARX) 12/04/1990 2.85% 4.82% 1.94%
U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund (UGSDX) 11/01/1990 4.01% N/A 3.25%

Occasionally one or more of the above prices may be different than those reported elsewhere. With our global investments and the early deadline imposed by reporting services, occasionally a price is provided to the services before it has been fully verified. The prices above are always the most current and accurate available.

Performance data quoted above is historical. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Global Luxury Goods Fund (USLUX)

Fact Sheet
Fund Vitals:
NAV: $20.35
Change as of 02/22/2024
$0.27
Ticker:
USLUX
Inception Date:
10/17/1994
AUM
$49674687.48 as of 02/22/2024

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About The Global Luxury Goods Fund

The Global Luxury Goods Fund provides investors access to companies around the world that are involved in the design, manufacture and sale of products and services that are not considered to be essential but are highly desired within a culture or society.

Investments in luxury goods companies may expose the fund to consumer discretionary industries. These include but are not limited to apparel, automotive, home and office products, leisure products, recreation facilities, retail discretionary, travel and more.

Fund Objective

The Global Luxury Goods Fund’s primary objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation.

Fund Strategy

Under normal market conditions, the Global Luxury Goods Fund will invest at least 80 percent of its net assets in securities of companies producing, processing, distributing, and manufacturing luxury products, services or equipment. The securities in which the fund may invest include common stocks, preferred stocks, convertible securities, rights and warrants, exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) that represent interests in, or related to, luxury goods companies, and depository receipts (American Depository Receipts (ADRs) and Global Depository Receipts (GDRs).

The fund’s benchmark is the S&P Composite 1500 Index.

**On July 1, 2020, the Holmes Macro Trends Fund (MEGAX) changed its name and investment strategy to the Global Luxury Goods Fund (USLUX).

The S&P Global Luxury Index is comprised of 80 of the largest publicly-traded companies engaged in the production or distribution of luxury goods or the provision of luxury services that meet specific investibility requirements.

Companies in the consumer discretionary sector are subject to risks associated with fluctuations in the performance of domestic and international economies, interest rate changes, increased competition and consumer confidence. The performance of such companies may also be affected by factors relating to levels of disposable household income, reduced consumer spending, changing demographics and consumer tastes, among others.

Gold and Precious Metals Fund (USERX)

Fact Sheet
Fund Vitals:
NAV: $8.88
Change as of 02/22/2024
$-0.17
Ticker:
USERX
Inception Date:
07/01/1974
AUM
$86112462.39 as of 02/22/2024

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About the Gold and Precious Metals Fund

The Gold and Precious Metals Fund is the first no-load gold fund in the U.S. We have a history as pioneers in portfolio management in this specialized sector. Our team brings valuable background in geology and mining finance, important to understanding the technical side of the business. The fund focuses on producers, companies currently pulling gold or other precious minerals out of the ground. These companies, often called “seniors,” generally have the largest market caps in the mining sector.

Fund Objective

The Gold and Precious Metals Fund seeks capital appreciation while protecting against inflation and monetary instability. The fund also pursues current income as a secondary objective.

Fund Strategy

Under normal market conditions, the Gold and Precious Metals Fund will invest at least 80 percent of its net assets in equity securities of companies predominately involved in the mining, fabrication, processing, marketing, or distribution of metals including gold, silver, platinum group, palladium and diamonds. Gold companies include mining companies that exploit gold deposits that are supported by by-products and co-products such as copper, silver, lead and zinc, and also have diversified mining companies which produce a meaningful amount of gold. The fund focuses on selecting companies with established producing mines. The fund’s benchmark is the FTSE Gold Mines Index. Read more about U.S. Global Investors’ investment process.

The FTSE Gold Mines Index Series encompasses all gold mining companies that have a sustainable and attributable gold production of at least 300,000 ounces a year, and that derive 75% or more of their revenue from mined gold.

World Precious Minerals Fund (UNWPX)

Fact Sheet
Fund Vitals:
NAV: $1.2
Change as of 02/22/2024
$-0.02
Ticker:
UNWPX
Inception Date:
11/27/1985
AUM
$33677242.7 as of 02/22/2024

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About the World Precious Minerals Fund

The World Precious Minerals Fund complements our Gold and Precious Metals Fund by giving investors increased exposure to junior and intermediate mining companies for added growth potential. With a high level of expertise in this specialized sector, our portfolio management team includes professionals with experience in geology, mineral resources and mining finance.

Fund Objective

The World Precious Minerals Fund seeks long-term growth of capital while providing protection against inflation and monetary instability.

Fund Strategy

Under normal market conditions, the World Precious Minerals Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in common stock, preferred stock, convertible securities, rights and warrants, and depository receipts of companies principally engaged in the exploration for, or mining and processing of, precious minerals such as gold, silver, platinum group, palladium and diamonds. The fund focuses on selecting junior and intermediate exploration companies from around the world.

The fund’s benchmark is the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index.

Read more about U.S. Global Investors’ investment process

The NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index is a modified market capitalization weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies involved primarily in the mining for gold and silver. The index benchmark value was 500.0 at the close of trading on December 20, 2002.

 

Global Resources Fund (PSPFX)

Fact Sheet
Fund Vitals:
NAV: $3.78
Change as of 02/22/2024
$-0.03
Ticker:
PSPFX
Inception Date:
08/03/1983
AUM
$42129017.19 as of 02/22/2024

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About the Global Resources Fund

The Global Resources Fund takes a multi-faceted approach to the natural resources sector by investing in energy and basic materials. The fund invests in companies involved in the exploration, production and processing of petroleum, natural gas, coal, alternative energies, chemicals, mining, iron and steel, and paper and forest products, and can invest in any part of the world.

Fund Objective

The Global Resources Fund seeks long-term growth of capital while providing protection against inflation and monetary instability.

Fund Strategy

Under normal market conditions, the Global Resources Fund normally invests at least 80 percent of its net assets in the common stock, preferred stock, convertible securities, rights and warrants, and depository receipts of companies involved in the natural resources industries. The fund may invest without limitation in any of the various natural resources industries.

Read more about U.S. Global Investors’ investment process.

Near-Term Tax Free Fund (NEARX)

Fact Sheet
Fund Vitals:
NAV: $2.1
Change as of 02/22/2024
$0.00
Ticker:
NEARX
Inception Date:
12/04/1990
AUM
$25671586.97 as of 02/22/2024

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About the Near-Term Tax Free Fund

The Near-Term Tax Free Fund invests in municipal bonds with relatively short maturity. The fund seeks to provide tax-free monthly income by investing in debt securities issued by state and local governments from across the country.

Fund Objective

The Near-Term Tax Free fund seeks current income that is exempt from federal income tax and also seeks preservation of capital.

Fund Strategy

Under normal market conditions, the Near-Term Tax Free Fund invests at least 80 percent of its net assets in investment grade municipal securities whose interest is free from federal income tax, including the federal alternative minimum tax. The Near-Term Tax Free Fund will maintain a weighted-average portfolio maturity of five years or less.

The fund’s portfolio team applies a two-step approach in choosing investment, beginning by analyzing various macroeconomic factors in an attempt to forecast interest rate movements, and then positioning the fund’s portfolio by selecting investments that it believes fit that forecast.

The fund’s benchmark is the Barclay’s Capital 3-Year Municipal Bond Index.

Read more about U.S. Global Investors’ investment process

The Barclay 3-Year Municipal Bond Index is a total return benchmark designed for long-term municipal assets. The index includes bonds with a minimum credit rating BAA3, are issued as part of a deal of at least $50 million, have an amount outstanding of at least $5 million and have a maturity of 8 to 12 years.

U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund (UGSDX)

Fact Sheet
Fund Vitals:
NAV: $1.95
Change as of 02/22/2024
$0.00
Ticker:
UGSDX
Inception Date:
11/01/1990
AUM
$31521595.18 as of 02/22/2024

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About the U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund

The U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund is designed to be used as an investment that takes advantage of the security of U.S. Government bonds and obligations, while simultaneously pursuing a higher level of current income than money market funds offer.

Fund Objective

The U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund seeks to provide current income and preserve capital.

Fund Strategy

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in United States Treasury debt securities and obligations of agencies and instrumentalities of the United States, including repurchase agreements collateralized with such securities. The fund’s dollar-weighted average effective maturity will be two years or less.

The fund’s benchmark is the Barclays U.S. Treasury Bills 6-9 Months Total Return Index

Read more about U.S. Global Investors’ investment process

The Barclays U.S. Treasury Bills 6-9 Months Total Return Index tracks the performance of U.S. Treasury Bills with a maturity of six to nine months.