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

The Gold Market’s Overlooked X Factor

Frank Holmes

Unlike many commodities, there are many shades to gold, such as the Love Trade’s buying gold for loved ones and the Fear Trade’s purchasing gold as a store of value. But, as Frank Holmes points out, there is an additional “shade” investors need to be aware of, and it could make a huge difference in how you view the yellow metal...


2 Good Reasons to Buy Gold This September

Frank Holmes

The gold trade is really two separate trades. There’s the Fear Trade that buys gold out of fear of war or poor government policies. Then there’s the Love Trade, this group gives gold as gifts for loved ones during important holidays and festivals.


An American Energy Revolution

Frank Holmes

In Texas these days, there’s a feeling of absolute and unwavering confidence in the concept of an American energy revolution. From the depths of reserves to the richness of the energy, an incredible transformation is taking place.


Europe Puts on Its Rally Cap

Frank Holmes

After a lengthy period of stagnant growth and lackluster results, the gradual crescendo of improving economic data that’s been coming out of Europe lately certainly commands attention.


Gearing up for Gold Season

Frank Holmes

I have more faith that millions of people in Asia and the Middle East will continue to adore the precious metal long after the novelty of Facebook and iPads wears off.