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Companies Commented On

  • Baker Hughes Inc.
  • BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust
  • CanElson Drilling Inc.
  • Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
  • Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.
  • Halliburton Co.
  • Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.
  • Patterson Energy Inc.
  • PetroAmerica Oil Corp.
  • Petromanas Energy Inc.
  • Raging River Exploration Inc.
  • San Juan Basin Royalty Trust
  • Schlumberger Ltd.
  • Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Valero Energy Corp.
  • Xtreme Coil Drilling Corp.

Brian Hicks

U.S. Global Investors

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Brian Hicks joined U.S. Global Investors Inc. in 2004 as a co-manager of the company's Global Resources Fund (PSPFX). He is responsible for portfolio allocation, stock selection and research coverage for the energy and basic materials sectors. Prior to joining U.S. Global Investors, Hicks was an associate oil and gas analyst for A.G. Edwards Inc. He also worked previously as an institutional equity/options trader and liaison to the foreign equity desk at Charles Schwab & Co., and at Invesco Funds Group, Inc. as an industry research and product development analyst. Hicks holds a Master of Science degree in finance and a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Colorado.

Recent Interviews

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.

The Three Ways Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks Play the Junior Resource Space (6/7/13) The recent volatility in the gold market has investors taking a second look at their strategies. In this interview with The Gold Report, Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks of U.S. Global Investors discuss their criteria for investment decisions, the factors they think will affect the gold sector and how ETFs are distorting the gold equities market.

Diversification Is Key to Energy Value: Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks of U.S. Global Investors (5/30/13) Calling the energy space underowned and a great value, Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks of U.S. Global Investors view shale oil plays as integral to an energy renaissance. Still, to hedge their bets, the two experts recommend diversification across the entire natural resources sector, including agriculture and food. In this interview with The Energy Report, they list opportunities in upstream oil and gas production, refining stocks, master limited partnerships and potash.

Recent Quotes

"With proven management and a great land package, TEM has a shot at 'Golden Elephant' status." (2/26/12) Tembo Gold Corp. - Brian Hicks, U.S. Global Investors More >

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