Sector Expert: Ralph Aldis

U.S. Global Investors

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Ralph Aldis, CFA, portfolio manager of U.S. Global Investors, is responsible for analyzing gold and precious metals stocks for the World Precious Minerals Fund (UNWPX) and the Gold and Precious Metals Fund (USERX). In addition, Aldis serves as co-portfolio manager for the Global Resources Fund (PSPFX), Holmes Macro Trends Fund (MEGAX), All American Equity Fund (GBTFX), Emerging Europe Fund (EUROX), Near-Term Tax Free Fund (NEARX), U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund (UGSDX), the China Region Fund (USCOX), and the U.S. Global Jets ETF (JETS). In 2011, and again in 2015, Aldis was named a U.S. Metals and Mining "TopGun" by Brendan Wood International. In 2016, he and Frank Holmes were named Best Americas Based Fund Manager by the Mining Journal. Aldis received a master's degree in energy and mineral resources from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and a Bachelor of Science in Geology, cum laude, in 1981, from Stephen F. Austin University. Aldis is a member of the CFA Society of San Antonio.

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Companies Commented On

  • Alacer Gold Corp.
  • Barsele Minerals Corp.
  • Cardinal Resources Ltd.
  • Centerra Gold Inc.
  • Chakana Copper Corp.
  • Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
  • K92 Mining Inc.
  • Mene Inc.
  • Nano One Materials Corp.
  • New Pacific Metals Corp.
  • North American Palladium Ltd.
  • Roxgold Inc.
  • Silver Lake Resources Ltd.
  • Silvercorp Metals Inc.
  • Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.


Recent Interviews

Fund Manager's Top Performing Precious Metals Companies for 2019 (12/3/19)
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Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, in this interview with Streetwise Reports, looks back at trends in 2019 and looks ahead to what we may expect in the precious metals in 2020; he also discusses the top performers in the precious metals fund that he manages.

Fund Manager Reveals His Top Ten Precious Metals List (5/9/19)
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Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, in this interview with Streetwise Reports, talks about movements in the gold market, why precious metals producers are doing better than explorers and developers, the funds that he manages and companies on his buy and sell list.

Two Gold Companies Investors Should Consider at Year-End (12/18/18)
Gold Nugget

As the year rapidly comes to a close, Ralph Aldis, portfolio manager at U.S. Global Investors, discusses some companies whose shares did well this year, and others that did not do as well. He also talks about two companies he recommends investors take a look at.

Recent Quotes

"WPM is one of the three biggest and most successful royalty and streaming companies."

— Ralph Aldis, U.S. Global Investors (7/11/17)
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"GCM's debt restructuring will give the company a lot of flexibility on the operating side."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"Eldorado making a move to consolidate ownership of ICG is really what I'm looking for."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"I'm pretty confident KDX is going to be a very good performer this year."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"NMI's recent drill results are hitting some high grades that could result in a longer mine life at Fosterville."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"PVG has been very astute about trying to preserve the value for the shareholders."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"RPM has been run very solidly and doesn't have a funding issue."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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"SLW's tax controversy could result in a very good entry point for some people."

The Gold Report Interview with Ralph Aldis (2/1/16)
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