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Iran Sanctions Have Disrupted Oil Prices

July 6, 2018

President Trump recently announced that importers must stop buying Iranian oil or expect sanctions. This tough stance against Iran has had a major impact on prices, as crude oil added over $6 per barrel in the week ended June 29. Crude is now up 70 percent from a year ago and could rise even further due to supply disruptions in Canada and Libya and a decline in U.S. inventories. Frank Holmes explains the importance of monitoring government policies since they can be a precursor to change in the markets.

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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