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Understated Inflation Could Be Good for Gold

January 26, 2018

Gold performed positively last year, but will it soar even higher in 2018? Frank Holmes shares his insight on why he believes the gold price will go up due to understated inflation and a rising Consumer Price Index (CPI). Frank sees the recent tax cuts, employer wage increases and recently imposed trade tariffs as inflationary measures, which historically have been good for gold.

For Frank’s full explanation, watch the video below!

For more on the forecast for gold in 2018, read Frank’s latest blog post Another Positive Year Ahead for Gold, Says the World Gold Council.

Frank Talk Live features U.S. Global Investors’ CEO and Chief Investment Officer Frank Holmes as he dives into a new investment topic, from gold mining and global resources to digital currencies and emerging markets. Tune in weekly for updates on these key financial markets.

 

 

All opinions expressed and data provided are subject to change without notice. Some of these opinions may not be appropriate to every investor.

Holdings may change daily. Holdings are reported as of the most recent quarter-end. None of the securities mentioned in the video were held by any accounts managed by U.S. Global Investors as of 12/31/2017.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is one of the most widely recognized price measures for tracking the price of a market basket of goods and services purchased by individuals.  The weights of components are based on consumer spending patterns.

Net Asset Value
as of 07/17/2018

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $5.67 -0.01 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $7.56 -0.08 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $3.84 -0.03 China Region Fund USCOX $10.47 -0.11 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $6.82 0.01 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $25.57 0.08 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $19.71 0.09 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.20 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change