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Gold Shines After Powell Speech

August 28, 2018

Last week at the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the central bank’s commitment to raise interest rates gradually, with another rate hike expected in September. Following the meeting on Friday, gold surged above $1,200 an ounce and continues to experience gains this week. Frank explains how the yellow metal could rise even further due to the upcoming Indian wedding season, when gold gift-giving is considered auspicious. Historically, demand for gold jewelry rises leading up to fall holidays and celebrations in China and India, the world’s two largest consumers of gold.

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Net Asset Value
as of 09/18/2018

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $5.37 0.05 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $6.57 No Change World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $3.49 0.06 China Region Fund USCOX $9.02 0.15 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $6.36 0.09 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $26.52 0.12 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $20.20 0.08 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.19 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change