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Companies Commented On

  • Baker Hughes Inc.
  • BHP Billiton Ltd.
  • BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust
  • CanElson Drilling Inc.
  • Franco-Nevada Corp.
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
  • Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
  • Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.
  • Halliburton Co.
  • Klondex Mines Ltd.
  • Lucara Diamond Corp.
  • MAG Silver Corp.
  • NGEx Resources Inc.
  • Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.
  • Papillon Resources Inc.
  • Patterson Energy Inc.
  • PetroAmerica Oil Corp.
  • Petromanas Energy Inc.
  • Raging River Exploration Inc.
  • Randgold Resources Ltd.
  • Royal Gold Inc.
  • San Juan Basin Royalty Trust
  • Sandstorm Gold Ltd.
  • Schlumberger Ltd.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp.
  • Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Valero Energy Corp.
  • Virginia Mines Inc.
  • Xtreme Coil Drilling Corp.

Frank Holmes

U.S. Global Investors

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Frank Holmes is CEO and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors Inc., which manages a diversified family of mutual funds and hedge funds specializing in natural resources, emerging markets and gold and precious metals. Holmes purchased a controlling interest in U.S. Global Investors in 1989 and became the firm's chief investment officer in 1999. Under his guidance, the company's funds have received numerous awards and honors including more than two dozen Lipper Fund Awards and certificates. In 2006, Holmes was selected mining fund manager of the year by the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of "The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing." He is a member of the President's Circle and on the investment committee of the International Crisis Group, which works to resolve global conflict, and is an adviser to the William J. Clinton Foundation on sustainable development in nations with resource-based economies. 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 and Fox Business, and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron's, The Financial Times and other publications.




Recent Interviews

So Bad It's Good: Surviving 2014 (11/25/14) As we approach Thanksgiving in the States, Streetwise Reports reached out to some of our most popular experts for perspective on the natural resource market during this volatile time. While some thought 2014 was so bad it was goodŚfor contrarian investorsŚothers will be all too happy to see the year in the rearview mirror.

Frank Holmes Talks No-Drama Investment Strategy (11/10/14) Frank Holmes' advice to investors? Chill. In his interview with The Gold Report, the veteran commodities investor shares some strategies that help him "sit back and stay balanced," namely by diversifying and following the money. Find out about the indicators Holmes watches to read the market's pulse, and why a +/- 35% move for gold doesn't keep him awake at night. Holmes also profiles his favorite mining stocks, including one that generates what could be the highest per-employee revenue in the world.

Are You Ready to Capitalize on Emerging World Growth and U.S. Oil Independence? (6/26/14) With 400 million more people set to get on the grid in India alone, smart investors will profit from new demand for all kinds of energy. In this interview with The Energy Report, Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks of U.S. Global Investors share some of their favorite ways to build a diversified portfolio that takes advantage of opportunities large and small, domestic and international.

Frank Holmes
(9/5/14)
Frank Holmes: Bull Market Cycle
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(7/29/14)
Frank Holmes on Hot Stocks
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(6/2/14)
Seasonal Low for Gold
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(3/6/12)
China, Oil and the Markets

Recent Quotes

"FNV has a high-margin business and a low cost of capital." (11/10/14) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes Moreá>

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

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

"VGQ has a big, healthy balance sheet, lots of cash and the ability to grow over time." (11/10/14) Virginia Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes Moreá>

"KDX has a higher profit margin than companies two to three times its size." (10/20/14) Klondex Mines Ltd. - Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors Moreá>

"FNV has 60% gross profit margins." (6/18/14) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes Moreá>

"MAG is a high-grade name with strong performance." (6/18/14) MAG Silver Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes Moreá>

"We see KDX as having significant upside." (6/18/14) Klondex Mines Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes Moreá>

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"VGQ is a high-quality, low-risk exploration and royalty company." (6/18/14) Virginia Mines Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes Moreá>

"GCM is proving that it's on track to meet its 2013 production goals." (9/13/13) Gran Colombia Gold Corp. - Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors Moreá>

"BTO is a great mid-cap, higher-grade company that performs well." (6/7/13) B2Gold Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks Moreá>

"One of my favorites is FNV; it pays a monthly dividend and has high profit margins." (6/7/13) Franco-Nevada Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks Moreá>

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