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Sector Expert: Frank Holmes

U.S. Global Investors

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Frank Holmes is CEO and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors, which manages a diversified family of funds specializing in natural resources, emerging markets and gold and precious metals. In 2016, Holmes and portfolio manager Ralph Aldis received the award for Best Americas Based Fund Manager from the Mining Journal. In 2011 Holmes was named a U.S. Metals and Mining "TopGun" by Brendan Wood International, and in 2006, he was selected mining fund manager of the year by the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of "The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing." More than 30,000 subscribers follow his weekly commentary in the award-winning Investor Alert newsletter, which is read in over 180 countries. 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, BNN and Fox Business, and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron's, The Financial Times and other publications.

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Companies Commented On

  • A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S
  • Emerita Resources Corp.
  • Franco-Nevada Corp.
  • Gran Colombia Gold Corp.
  • HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd.
  • Hochschild Mining Plc
  • Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd.
  • Royal Gold Inc.
  • Sandstorm Gold Ltd.
  • Sibanye-Stillwater Ltd.
  • Silvercorp Metals Inc.
  • Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.

Recent Interviews

Step-Out Drilling Results Offer Explorer Strong Basis for Resource Expansion at IBW Property (11/19/21)

Emerita Resources Corp. recently announced encouraging step-out drilling results from its Iberia Belt West property in Spain. The firm is now activating three new diamond drilling rigs to accelerate exploration work. Clarus Securities Inc. commented in a research note that it is maintaining its "Speculative Buy" rating for the company and due to higher commodity market prices is raising its price target for the firm's shares to CA$5.00.

Where Is U.S. Global Investors Investing Now? (11/18/21)
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U.S. Global Investors, which has historically focused on resource and precious metals investing prior to launching its global airlines ETF in 2015, is now branching out to a new sector. Streetwise Reports speaks to Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, who discusses the path ahead for gold as well as the new investment area for the firm that he believes global economic imbalances have primed for profits.

Gold vs. Bitcoin: Which Does Frank Holmes Think You Should Have in Your Portfolio? (6/3/21)
Bitcoin and gold

Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors as well as executive chairman of HIVE Blockchain Technologies, discusses gold and cryptocurrencies, and also talks about companies that are shining in his gold miners ETF right now.

Recent Quotes

"WPM's foreign income will not be subject to Canadian taxes."

— Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors (12/14/18)
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"Among our favorite names in the royalty and streaming space is SLW, which has outperformed underlying gold for the 12-month period."

— Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors (8/22/16)
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"SLW has one of the highest sales-per-employee rates in the world."

— Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors (5/2/16)
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"KDX is in our Top 10 holdings."

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

The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes (3/23/15)
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"FNV has a high-margin business and a low cost of capital."

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

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

The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes (11/10/14)
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