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Joseph M. Foster earned his MBA at the University of Nevada-Reno and his masters in geology at its Mackey School of Mines. He joined Van Eck Associates' hard assets team in 1996. He currently serves as lead investment team member for its flagship fund, Van Eck International Investors Gold Fund and investment team member of Van Eck Global Hard Assets Fund and Van Eck Worldwide Insurance Trust's Worldwide Hard Assets Fund.
Van Eck Fund Manager Joe Foster Is Building for the Upswing (6/11/14) Lackluster gold should find some of its sparkle in the second half of 2014, according to Joe Foster, fund manager at Van Eck Associates. The prospect of loosened import and tax restrictions in India is one potential catalyst, and stabilization in the exchange-traded funds is another positive. He shares with The Gold Report his perspective on the likely state of merger and acquisition activity in the gold equity space this year, and discusses companies positioned to ride the upswing.
Look to Midtier and Small-Cap Gold Equities for Growth: Joe Foster (11/5/12) The late summer rally in gold equities is the beginning of the outperformance that Joe Foster, portfolio manager of Van Eck International Investors Gold Fund, has been looking for. QE3 and other monetary policies will fuel both gold and gold equities. In the C-suite, more management attention to cost control, shareholder returns and return on capital will benefit both investors and the industry. Read more in this Gold Report interview.
Joe Foster: Catalysts Pushing Gold (8/20/10) Portfolio Manager Joe Foster calls himself a "stock picker." And he's pretty good at it. Class A shareholders in Van Eck Global's International Investors Gold Fund have seen an average return of almost 25% for 10 straight years under his care. "I'm looking for the gold companies that are going to outperform the indexes, my peers and gold," Joe says. And he shares some of those companies with you, in this exclusive interview with The Gold Report.