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The Golden Wealth of Turkey
The Golden Wealth of Turkey
June 1, 2012

When I talk about the Love Trade, India and China are frequently discussed since the two countries have been dominating world jewelry demand. Turkey’s love for gold, though, cannot be overlooked ...

China Gives “Green” Light to Car Buyers
China Gives “Green” Light to Car Buyers
May 25, 2012
China just made it a little more affordable to buy a car. Last week, the government announced a one-year, RMB 26.5 billion subsidy program devoted to energy-efficient products. About RMB 6 billion...
Pocket of Strength: Turkey Retail Stocks Rally
Pocket of Strength: Turkey Retail Stocks Rally
May 23, 2012

To add alpha, we believe investors need to continually seek pockets of strength amidst today’s mire of pessimism. One bright spot we’ve seen lies just east of Greece: Turkey...

How Gold Demand Remains Resilient
How Gold Demand Remains Resilient
May 17, 2012
Demand for gold was relatively resilient in the first quarter of 2012, with global demand falling 5 percent on a year-over-year basis, says the World Gold Council. Marcus Grubb, managing...
Chart of the Week: Where Global Industrial Production Is Coming From
Chart of the Week: Where Global Industrial Production Is Coming From
May 11, 2012
Many have compared today’s economic recovery to the slow, stagnant growth Americans lived through in the 1970s. I argue there’s at least one significant difference: Four decades ago, the world...
Gold Takes It On the Chin...What's Next?
Gold Takes It On the Chin...What's Next?
May 9, 2012
There was a strong reaction yesterday to the elevated debt crisis in Europe, with commodities and equities being indiscriminately sold. Gold fell 3 percent this week, losing its safe haven...
Best Performer This Year May Surprise Investors
Best Performer This Year May Surprise Investors
May 7, 2012
Since the stock market’s gate opened at the beginning of 2012, emerging countries were off to a fast start. Stocks in Brazil, Colombia and India galloped to the lead, increasing ...
Outsized Outsourcing Opportunity in the Philippines?
Outsized Outsourcing Opportunity in the Philippines?
April 20, 2012

It’s no surprise the NBC show, “Outsourced” was set in India—in 2011, revenues for the country’s outsourcing and information technology industries reached $100 ...

3 Trends to Watch for Global Investors
3 Trends to Watch for Global Investors
April 2, 2012

Bloomberg announced over the weekend that China’s manufacturing grew at the fastest pace in a year...

The World’s a Little Richer
The World’s a Little Richer
March 30, 2012

Imagine your daily consumption costing you less than a cup of Starbucks. About 1.3 billion ...

Net Asset Value
as of 01/15/2021

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $6.26 -0.19 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $12.89 -0.44 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $5.01 -0.18 China Region Fund USCOX $10.49 -0.12 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $6.36 -0.13 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $24.65 No Change Global Luxury Goods Fund USLUX $20.24 -0.32 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.25 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change