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Daniela Cambone of Kitco News welcomes Frank Holmes back for another edition of Gold Game Film, this time focusing on a different commodity gaining investor attention currently – lumber. According to Frank, lumber prices are at their highest point since the U.S. housing crash, which could have implications for the gold price. Frank explains that higher lumber prices are a precursor to inflation, which directly influences the way gold moves.

Daniela also chats with Frank about a recently launched lawsuit by Gran Colombia against the Colombian government. Want the full story? Tune in to the replay below!


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Holdings may change daily. Holdings are reported as of the most recent quarter-end. The following securities mentioned in the interview were held by one or more accounts managed by U.S. Global Investors as of 03/31/2017: Gran Colombia Gold Corp.

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