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Record Unemployment Claims and Oil's Best Day Ever
Record Unemployment Claims and Oil's Best Day Ever
April 6, 2020

Some of you may have already picked up on this, but any discussion about the COVID-19 crisis will undoubtedly include a number of superlatives like “highest ever,” “most on record” and “unprecedented.”

These U.S. Companies Have the Highest Debt-to-Equity Ratios Right Now
These U.S. Companies Have the Highest Debt-to-Equity Ratios Right Now
April 1, 2020

U.S. companies have never had so much debt on their books as they do now.

Congress and the Fed Just Opened the Stimulus Floodgates
Congress and the Fed Just Opened the Stimulus Floodgates
March 30, 2020

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures, as they say, and the past number of days have been nothing if not total confirmation of that adage. As of Monday morning, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. stood at more than 143,000, with New York City appearing to have become the new global epicenter of the pandemic.

America Will Come Out of This Stronger Than Ever. It's Done It Before
America Will Come Out of This Stronger Than Ever. It's Done It Before
March 26, 2020

This week, residents of San Antonio, Texas, home to U.S. Global Investors, were ordered to work from home, with some exceptions. Like countless people in other parts of the country and world, our team has had to quickly and nimbly adapt to a new normal, and to be innovative in the face of new challenges.

A $10 Trillion Response to the Global Pandemic
A $10 Trillion Response to the Global Pandemic
March 23, 2020

Last week I was introduced to a board game called Pandemic. In the game, players are up against the clock to find the cure to viral outbreaks and contain them before they spread across the entire globe.

Keep Calm, Bear Markets Are Temporary
Keep Calm, Bear Markets Are Temporary
March 17, 2020

That was President Donald Trump on Monday, responding to a question on whether the U.S. economy could be sliding into a recession. 

Should You Buy the Panic?
Should You Buy the Panic?
March 16, 2020

Two years ago, the co-founder, former CEO and now former board member of Microsoft urged governments to step up their preparedness in the event of a modern global pandemic.

Warren Buffett Bets Big on Airlines
Warren Buffett Bets Big on Airlines
March 9, 2020

Ever on the hunt for a great bargain, billionaire investor Warren Buffett boosted his company’s stake in Delta Air Lines once again.

Here's Why You Shouldn't Panic Over China's Factory Slowdown
Here's Why You Shouldn't Panic Over China's Factory Slowdown
March 5, 2020

Chinese manufacturing activity slumped to a record low in February as the coronavirus outbreak temporarily shuttered plants and factories and travel restrictions impacted the supply of labor.

Looking for Buying Opportunities After the Historical Selloff
Looking for Buying Opportunities After the Historical Selloff
March 2, 2020

As I write this, the market is officially in correction territory, with the S&P 500 off 14.5 percent from its all-time close on February 19. It took only six days, in fact, for the S&P to fall 10 percent from its high into a correction­­—a new record, according to data from Deutsche Bank Global Research.

Net Asset Value
as of 04/07/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $3.19 0.01 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $7.58 0.03 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.43 No Change China Region Fund USCOX $7.96 0.08 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $5.07 -0.02 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $19.66 0.01 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $12.74 -0.04 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.21 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change