Sector Expert: Brian Hicks

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Brian Hicks, formerly of U.S. Global Investors, joined that company in 2004 as a co-manager of the company's Global Resources Fund (PSPFX). He is responsible for portfolio allocation, stock selection and research coverage for the energy and basic materials sectors. Prior to joining U.S. Global Investors, Hicks was an associate oil and gas analyst for A.G. Edwards Inc. He also worked previously as an institutional equity/options trader and liaison to the foreign equity desk at Charles Schwab & Co., and at Invesco Funds Group, Inc. as an industry research and product development analyst. Hicks holds a Master of Science degree in finance and a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Colorado.

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Recent Interviews

U.S. Global's Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks: The One Essential to Transform Your Resources Portfolio? Patience. (10/27/15)
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For investors willing to take a long-term view on their resource portfolios, this could be the best of times, says U.S. Global Investors CEO and Chief Investment Officer Frank Holmes. If you add patience to your portfolio management strategy, holding discounted oil and gas and metals mining stocks is one way to leverage the price equilibrium that will come when China's growth hits the market. In this interview with The Energy Report, Fund Manager Brian Hicks shares the names of the juniors farther up the food chain that he is adding to the fund.

U.S. Global's Brian Hicks Shares His Summer Plans for Creating the Ultimate Resource Fund (5/26/15)
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You may want to rethink those tickets to Hawaii, and instead spend the summer basking in the opportunities developing in three different sectors of the oil market. In this interview with The Energy Report, U.S. Global Resources Fund Manager Brian Hicks shares the names of the juniors that could benefit from the current volatility. Plus, he reveals the dramatic shift he made in the fund this year that allows him to get paid to wait for the market to catch fire.

Are You Ready to Capitalize on Emerging World Growth and U.S. Oil Independence? (6/26/14)

With 400 million more people set to get on the grid in India alone, smart investors will profit from new demand for all kinds of energy. In this interview with The Energy Report, Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks of U.S. Global Investors share some of their favorite ways to build a diversified portfolio that takes advantage of opportunities large and small, domestic and international.

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"RDS has been able to grow the dividends, in some cases, at very high, double-digit rates over the last decade."

The Energy Report Interview with Brian Hicks (10/27/15)
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"We feel like BNK is undervalued if you look at the reserves in the ground."

The Energy Report Interview with Brian Hicks (10/27/15)
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"In a normalized pricing environment, BKX could double from where it is now."

The Energy Report Interview with Brian Hicks (5/26/15)
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"We're very encouraged by RDS's acquisition of BG Group. We feel it strategically places the company very well."

The Energy Report Interview with Brian Hicks (5/26/15)
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"With proven management and a great land package, TEM has a shot at 'Golden Elephant' status."

— Brian Hicks, (2/26/12)
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