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Tesla Just Bought $1.5 Billion Worth of Bitcoin. Is Apple Next?
Tesla Just Bought $1.5 Billion Worth of Bitcoin. Is Apple Next?
February 9, 2021

Tesla intends to start accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment. No word on gold or other precious metals, though...

5 Reasons Airline Stocks Could Be a Buy in 2021
5 Reasons Airline Stocks Could Be a Buy in 2021
February 4, 2021

Commercial aviation still has some challenging times ahead of it, but I believe the worst is behind us, meaning now may be an opportune time to get exposure.

Reddit Investors Who Played GameStop Are Now Upvoting Silver
Reddit Investors Who Played GameStop Are Now Upvoting Silver
February 1, 2021

The Reddit-fueled rally has drastically impacted price discovery in not just GameStop but other underdog stocks as well. Shares of movie theater operator AMC Entertainment, Bed Bath & Beyond, BlackBerry and Tootsie Roll Industries have also popped. Now it's silver.

Precious Metals Outlook 2021: Renewable Energy Will Be a Key Driver
Precious Metals Outlook 2021: Renewable Energy Will Be a Key Driver
January 27, 2021

2020 marked the fifth straight year of positive gains for the yellow metal. In the past 15 years, gold has been up 80% of the time, a remarkable track record.

The Gold Standard Ended 50 Years Ago. Federal Debt Has Only Exploded Since
The Gold Standard Ended 50 Years Ago. Federal Debt Has Only Exploded Since
January 25, 2021

In the years since the end of the gold standard, there’s been a significant lack of discipline in government spending. Today, the federal debt is closing in on an astronomical $28 trillion, which is more than 130% of the size of the U.S. economy.

Why Are People Switching from WhatsApp to Signal? It's All About Privacy
Why Are People Switching from WhatsApp to Signal? It's All About Privacy
January 19, 2021

The social media crackdowns have helped fuel people’s search for alternative communications platforms. One of those alternatives is Signal, a little-known messaging service that first debuted in 2014.

Silver Was the Top Performing Commodity in 2020. Will Copper Be Next?
Silver Was the Top Performing Commodity in 2020. Will Copper Be Next?
January 11, 2021

Precious metals did well overall. Silver stood as the top performing commodity, up nearly 48%, its best year since 2010, when it rose over 80%.

Gold and Precious Metals in the Spotlight: 2020 Recap
Gold and Precious Metals in the Spotlight: 2020 Recap
January 7, 2021

Gold increased more than 25% in 2020, its best year in a decade.

Low Inflation? Asset Prices at Record Highs Suggests Otherwise
Low Inflation? Asset Prices at Record Highs Suggests Otherwise
January 4, 2021

Gold surged over 25%, its best year in a decade, while Bitcoin was up more than 300%.

The Top 5 Most Popular Investment Stories of 2020
The Top 5 Most Popular Investment Stories of 2020
December 30, 2020

Now that 2020 has drawn to a close, I’m revisiting my most popular investment posts of the year, based on views. It was a truly historic 12 months, to say the least, but I won’t be covering everything that happened.  For many of you, that’s probably a good thing.  So without further ado, below are the top five most-read stories of 2020, in descending order.

Net Asset Value
as of 06/11/2021

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $6.96 0.03 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $14.45 -0.17 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $5.79 0.01 China Region Fund USCOX $9.79 0.03 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $6.87 No Change All American Equity Fund GBTFX $24.65 No Change Global Luxury Goods Fund USLUX $23.67 0.22 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.25 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change