Frank Holmes Talks Smart Gold Investing on Mines and Money

Author: Frank Holmes
Date Posted: October 31, 2013 Read time: 3 min

Mines and Money recently interviewed Frank Holmes to get his opinion on gold. Frank explains why he is bullish on the metal, advocating it as a key diversifier in your portfolio as well as a way to protect against currency devaluation.

Frank discusses the ongoing cultural affinity for the precious metal, and delves into why he sees opportunities in gold stocks, particularly well managed mining companies and operations.

The Mines and Money London conference will also welcome Frank this year to present a keynote entitled “Fifty Shades of Gold.” Want to hear an expert’s opinion before the conference crowd tunes in? Listen to the podcast now.

Frank Holmes - Mines & Money London 2013


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