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Companies Commented On

  • ATAC Resources Ltd.
  • Baker Hughes Inc.
  • BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust
  • CanElson Drilling Inc.
  • Foran Mining Corporation
  • Franco-Nevada Corp.
  • Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
  • Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.
  • Halliburton Co.
  • Klondex Mines Ltd.
  • Lucara Diamond Corp.
  • MAG Silver Corp.
  • Newmont Mining Corp.
  • NGEx Resources Inc.
  • Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.
  • Patterson Energy Inc.
  • PetroAmerica Oil Corp.
  • Petromanas Energy Inc.
  • Pilot Gold Inc.
  • Pretium Resources Inc.
  • Raging River Exploration Inc.
  • Randgold Resources Ltd.
  • Royal Gold Inc.
  • San Juan Basin Royalty Trust
  • Sandstorm Gold Ltd.
  • Schlumberger Ltd.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp.
  • Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Teranga Gold Corp.
  • Valero Energy Corp.
  • Virginia Mines Inc.
  • Xtreme Coil Drilling Corp.

Frank Holmes

U.S. Global Investors

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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 gold and precious metals. Holmes purchased a controlling interest in U.S. Global Investors in 1989 and became the firm's chief investment officer in 1999. Under his guidance, the company's funds have received numerous awards and honors including more than two dozen Lipper Fund Awards and certificates. In 2006, Holmes was selected mining fund manager of the year by the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of "The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing." He is a member of the President's Circle and on the investment committee of the International Crisis Group, which works to resolve global conflict, and is an adviser to the William J. Clinton Foundation on sustainable development in nations with resource-based economies. Holmes is a much sought-after keynote speaker at national and international investment conferences. He is also a regular commentator on the financial television networks CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business, and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron's, The Financial Times and other publications.




Recent Interviews

Casey Gathers Top Gold Experts to Share Secrets for Making Money in Any Market (3/23/15) When the bears are attacking and "stuckholders" are looking for shelter, that is the time to call on the experts who have found a way to make money in up and down years. In this excerpt from the Casey Research "Going Vertical" webinar, The Gold Report shares inside secrets from Pierre Lassonde, Rick Rule, Jeff Clark, Doug Casey, Frank Holmes and Louis James as they call out their favorite picks of yesterday and today. (Click here to watch it now.)

Resolve to Do Better in 2015: Expert Edition (12/31/14) As natural resource investors take stock of their 2014 portfolio shifts and make adjustments for 2015, The Gold Report quizzed top experts in the sector on what resolutions they are making and—perhaps more important—what steps they are taking to make sure they stick to the hard choices they have made. We want to know if you are taking the same steps, have your own plan to make the most of whatever happens in the sector or just plain disagree. Please use the comment section to let us know what you will be investing in as we bravely face a new year.

So Bad It's Good: Surviving 2014 (11/25/14) As we approach Thanksgiving in the States, Streetwise Reports reached out to some of our most popular experts for perspective on the natural resource market during this volatile time. While some thought 2014 was so bad it was good—for contrarian investors—others will be all too happy to see the year in the rearview mirror.

Frank Holmes
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Frank Holmes: Bull Market Cycle
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Frank Holmes on Hot Stocks
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China, Oil and the Markets

Recent Quotes

"KDX is in our Top 10 holdings." (3/23/15) Klondex Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"SLW has one of the best records in the business when it comes to most revenue per employee and most cash flow per employee." (3/23/15) Silver Wheaton Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"FNV has a high-margin business and a low cost of capital." (11/10/14) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"KDX has done a great job of respecting value per share." (11/10/14) Klondex Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"SLW is probably the most profitable company per employee in the world." (11/10/14) Silver Wheaton Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"VGQ has a big, healthy balance sheet, lots of cash and the ability to grow over time." (11/10/14) Virginia Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"KDX has a higher profit margin than companies two to three times its size." (10/20/14) Klondex Mines Ltd. - Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors More >

"FNV has 60% gross profit margins." (6/18/14) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

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"MAG is a high-grade name with strong performance." (6/18/14) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"We see KDX as having significant upside." (6/18/14) Klondex Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"VGQ is a high-quality, low-risk exploration and royalty company." (6/18/14) Virginia Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes More >

"GCM is proving that it's on track to meet its 2013 production goals." (9/13/13) Gran Colombia Gold Corp. - Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors More >

"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 >

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