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

Why a Strong Dollar is the Mortal Enemy of Gold and Oil

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Gold and oil are down because the US dollar is up, despite all the inflationary pressures the Fed has put on it. What's going on? Today, Frank Holmes, breaks down the U.S. economy’s current direction with several important charts. Plus, he's got a mining play for you that's prospering despite the current sentiment...


Invest In the One Thing Oil Companies Can’t Work Without

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Think the only way to make money from the North American "shale gale" is by investing in oil and natural gas companies? Think again! As Frank Holmes shows, the oil and gas companies working America's shale fields rely on a number of other industries... And one in particular presents a very unique profit opportunity. Read on...


The Next Phase of Gold Profits is About to Begin

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Today Frank Holmes shows how tracking the past history of the Federal Reserve's Funds Rate Cycle can be a powerful prediction tool for gold investors. Specifically, he points out why this is the beginning of a period in the cycle that's historically favorable for the price of gold, and how you can take advantage of it. Read on...


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...