Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes is chief executive officer and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors Inc. The company is a registered investment adviser that manages approximately $2.08 billion in 13 no-load mutual funds and for other advisory clients. A Toronto native, he bought a controlling interest in U.S. Global Investors in 1989, after an accomplished career in Canada's capital markets. His specialized knowledge gives him expertise in resource-based industries and money management. The Global Resources Fund was also Morningstar's top performer among all domestic stock funds in the five-year period ending Dec. 31, 2006.

Frank Holmes's Recent Articles

12% Annual Gains… From Five Charts!

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This week, Frank Holmes and his friend and colleague, Brian Hicks, bring their impressive resumes to bear on a simple question: where will you find the best profits in the resource sector this year? As it turns out, there’s vast potential growth left in small cap resource companies — if you know where to look...


One Country Holds the Keys to the Gold Market

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It may surprise you, but gold doesn't depend on western investors for its core strength. Instead, you have to look to China... Today, Frank Holmes gives a breakdown of what he calls the "love trade" - specifically why it's likely to grow this year and a few specific ways to make money from it. Read on...


Beat The Market Average… Six Times Over

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Lately the broad market has been blown away by growth in the energy sector. And it's no small difference: the S&P Energy Index has outperformed the S&P 500 average in one-month gains by 750%! As growth stocks lose favor to value stocks in the current market rotation, energy companies increasingly come to the fore. Frank Holmes explains...


The Gold Market’s Big First Quarter Surprise

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While western investors remain cool toward gold in 2014, the long-term trends remain solid. Today, Frank Holmes returns from the Asia Mining Club meeting in Hong Kong to give an inside look at China's ongoing "Love Trad" in gold, as well as Fed Chairman Janet Yellen's most likely policy change in the year ahead. Read on...


One Match that Reliably Sparks a Rising Gold Price

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Gold is a hot commodity, right now - up about $1,500 in just three months. And while the financial media are chalking this up to increased tensions in Ukraine and Russia, there may be a simpler explanation. Frank Holmes explains the one reliable factor that repeatedly contributes to a rising gold price. Read on...


One Sector With the Wind In Its Sails

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Over the past two months junior miners have been on a tear. And now the comeback may be gaining even more steam as an influx of industrial spending could be the boost that these beaten down shares have been looking for... And that’s bullish for metals and mining companies. Frank Holmes explains...


The US Energy Boom: More than Just an Oil Story

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Of all the big resource stories that came out this year, the resurgence of the US oil industry has to be the biggest, thanks to massive output and breakthrough technologies. Frank Holmes takes a closer look at the US "shale gale," specifically how US ingenuity has positioned itself ahead of the global competition. Read on...


China Bull Prepares to Charge

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China's push towards a more market-based economy could kick into high-gear, as recently proposed economic reforms are some of the country's most radical policy changes in over three decades. But what will that mean for foreign investors and how could it shape the global economy? Frank Holmes takes a closer look...


A Resource Reserved for Contrarians

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Right now, resource plays are an unloved and underowned area of the market. To invest in this sector is to be a contrarian. But as Frank Holmes explains, that may be the best thing to be right now. Read on to discover why he's so bullish on resources, and precious metals in particular...


Discovering Growth Deep in the Heart of Texas

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For many Americans, the word "Texas" conjures a variety of different thoughts and emotions. It's one of America's largest and most polarizing states. But contrary to what many believe, it is just as diverse as you'd expect an area this size to be. And that has led to one incredible growth story. Frank Holmes explains...