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Please note: The Frank Talk articles listed below contain historical material. The data provided was current at the time of publication. For current information regarding any of the funds mentioned in these presentations, please visit the appropriate fund performance page.

Follow the Trend Lines, Not the Headlines
Follow the Trend Lines, Not the Headlines
July 29, 2019

Last week was quite eventful! I was honored to speak alongside some of the best and brightest in the investment industry at the Oxford Club’s Private Wealth Seminar held in New York City.

How Bank Closures Could Be Giving Rise to Digital Currencies
How Bank Closures Could Be Giving Rise to Digital Currencies
July 24, 2019

There may come a time, sooner than you think, when the world economy simply cannot operate to its full potential without bitcoin, Facebook’s proposed Libra or some other large-scale digital currency.

Gold Heats Up and Silver Joins the Race
Gold Heats Up and Silver Joins the Race
July 22, 2019

Now that gold has broken through the $1,450 an ounce level, a six-high year high, the next big test is $1,500. And as I’ve said before, it can do this in the blink of an eye under the right conditions.

Oil Is Fueling the Commodities Rally: 2019 Halftime Report
Oil Is Fueling the Commodities Rally: 2019 Halftime Report
July 16, 2019

Commodities were on mostly sound footing in the first half of 2019. The S&P GSCI returned more than 13 percent as of June 30, one of the best first six months in recent memory. It was not without its challenges, though.

Here's What the Market Did EVERY TIME the Fed Cut Rates During an Economic Expansion
Here's What the Market Did EVERY TIME the Fed Cut Rates During an Economic Expansion
July 15, 2019

We’re just past the midpoint of 2019, and ordinarily that would mean it’s time for the Commodities Halftime Report.

Hunting for Yield? Consider Emerging Europe
Hunting for Yield? Consider Emerging Europe
July 12, 2019

Lately, it hasn’t been easy out there for yield-seeking investors. Government bonds have continued to rally around the world, pushing yields to record or near-record lows. More than a few have even fallen into negative territory.

This Mining Company Is Back to Creating Value for Investors
This Mining Company Is Back to Creating Value for Investors
July 8, 2019

I serve as interim CEO and chairman of HIVE Blockchain Technologies, the first publicly-traded company involved in the mining of cryptocurrencies.

It's Time We Talked About Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)
It's Time We Talked About Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)
July 1, 2019

Fans of the improvisational comedy program Whose Line Is It Anyway? may recall host Drew Carey describing it as “the show where everything’s made up and the points don’t matter.”

Top 10 Gold Producing Countries
Top 10 Gold Producing Countries
June 26, 2019

Gold is one of the rarest elements in the world, making up roughly 0.003 parts per million of the earth’s crust. But how much gold is the world digging up each year and what countries produce the most?

How to Get Access to Small-Cap Gold Mining Stocks
How to Get Access to Small-Cap Gold Mining Stocks
June 25, 2019

With the price of gold trading above $1,430 an ounce as of June 25, now might be a good time for generalist investors to consider getting exposure to the yellow metal. Many investors have done just that.

Net Asset Value
as of 11/15/2019

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.36 0.03 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $8.70 -0.08 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.88 -0.03 China Region Fund USCOX $8.85 0.01 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $7.45 0.07 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $25.66 0.20 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $16.86 0.15 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change