Sector Experts

Subscribe to
Streetwise Reports

Ask this Expert

Companies Commented On

  • Alamos Gold Inc.
  • B2Gold Corp.
  • BHP Billiton Ltd.
  • CF Industries Holdings Inc.
  • Enterprise Products Partners L.P.  
  • Franco-Nevada Corp.
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
  • HollyFrontier Corp.
  • Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc.
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp.
  • Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
  • Plains All American Pipeline L.P.
  • PotashCorp.
  • Smithfield Foods Inc.
  • The Mosaic Co.
  • Tyson Foods Inc.
  • Williams Partners L.P.

Frank Holmes

U.S. Global Investors

Image: Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes is CEO and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors Inc., which manages a diversified family of mutual funds and hedge funds specializing in natural resources, emerging markets and infrastructure. The company's funds have earned many awards and honors during Holmes' tenure, including more than two dozen Lipper Fund Awards and certificates. He is also an adviser to the International Crisis Group, which works to resolve global conflict, and the William J. Clinton Foundation on sustainable development in nations with resource-based economies. Holmes co-authored The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing (2008). Holmes is a former president and chairman of the Toronto Society of the Investment Dealers Association, and he served on the Toronto Stock Exchange's Listing Committee. A regular contributor to investor-education websites and a much-sought-after keynote speaker at national and international investment conferences, he is also a regular commentator on the financial television networks and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron's, The Financial Times and other publications.




Recent Interviews

Leading Indicators from the Superstars of Resource Investing (12/27/13) Gold chartKnowledge is money in resource investing. That is why The Gold Report reaches out to the top experts in the sector all year long to bring you their best investing ideas. For this special year-end feature, we asked some of your favorite thought leaders about the tools they use to spot trends and make those important buy-sell decisions. What are the early indicators that gold will rise, plummet or coast sideways? Is it Federal Reserve bond buying? China's growth rate? Lipstick sales? You may be surprised by the answers.

The Three Ways Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks Play the Junior Resource Space (6/7/13) The recent volatility in the gold market has investors taking a second look at their strategies. In this interview with The Gold Report, Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks of U.S. Global Investors discuss their criteria for investment decisions, the factors they think will affect the gold sector and how ETFs are distorting the gold equities market.

Diversification Is Key to Energy Value: Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks of U.S. Global Investors (5/30/13) Calling the energy space underowned and a great value, Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks of U.S. Global Investors view shale oil plays as integral to an energy renaissance. Still, to hedge their bets, the two experts recommend diversification across the entire natural resources sector, including agriculture and food. In this interview with The Energy Report, they list opportunities in upstream oil and gas production, refining stocks, master limited partnerships and potash.

Frisby Holmes China Oil
(3/6/12)
China, Oil and the Markets

Recent Quotes

"BTO is a great mid-cap, higher-grade company that performs well." (6/7/13) B2Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks More >

"One of my favorites is FNV; it pays a monthly dividend and has high profit margins." (6/7/13) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks More >

"Royal Gold Inc. has grown about 25% compounded in recent years." (8/17/11) Royal Gold Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"FNV is a brilliant model with high profit margins." (8/17/11) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >



Due to permission requirements, not all quotes are shown.