Ralph Aldis Shares Some of His Favorite Gold Stocks

Author: Frank Holmes
Date Posted: April 28, 2015 Read time: 4 min

Steven Halpern of MoneyShow.com welcomes Ralph Aldis to the program to talk about gold companies. Ralph provides listeners with some helpful information on the main differences between different types of gold mining companies, including explorers, producers and royalty companies, as well as how the mining companies are affected by the price of gold. Ralph also shares how the current gold cycle is affecting the gold market.

Check out the whole interview to learn about some of Ralph’s favorite gold mining companies for two of the funds he manages—the Gold and Precious Metals Fund (USERX) and the World Precious Minerals Fund (UNWPX).


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Gold, precious metals, and precious minerals funds may be susceptible to adverse economic, political or regulatory developments due to concentrating in a single theme. The prices of gold, precious metals, and precious minerals are subject to substantial price fluctuations over short periods of time and may be affected by unpredicted international monetary and political policies. We suggest investing no more than 5% to 10% of your portfolio in these sectors.

Fund portfolios are actively managed, and holdings may change daily. Holdings are reported as of the most recent quarter-end. Holdings in the Gold and Precious Metals Fund and World Precious Minerals Fund as a percentage of net assets as of 3/31/2015: Agnico Eagle (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 2.68%, World Precious Minerals Fund 0.88%); Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. 0.00%; Comstock Mining (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 2.08%, World Precious Minerals Fund 1.37%); Elgin Resources 0.00%; Franco-Nevada Corp. (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 0.10%, World Precious Minerals Fund 0.01%); Goldcorp 0.00%; Klondex Mines (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 12.37%, World Precious Minerals Fund 13.18%); Mandalay Resources Corp. (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 3.12%, World Precious Minerals Fund 2.28%); Newmont Mining Corp. (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 1.10%, World Precious Minerals Fund 0.06%); Osisko Gold Royalties (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 7.13%, World Precious Minerals Fund 10.29%); Royal Gold (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 2.52%, World Precious Minerals Fund 1.00%); Virginia Mines 0.00%; Yamana Gold Inc. (Gold and Precious Metals Fund 0.87%, World Precious Minerals Fund 0.23%)

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