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Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
February 21, 2017

Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent year-over-year in January, the highest such rate since March 2012. Led by higher gasoline...

American Small Businesses Party Like It's 2004
American Small Businesses Party Like It's 2004
January 17, 2017

France reported last week that its summer hosting of Euro 2016, Europe's soccer championship, added $1.26 billion

What Are the Risks of a U.S.-China Trade War?
What Are the Risks of a U.S.-China Trade War?
December 19, 2016

Risk is one of my all-time favorite board games. It’s among the very few that’s equal parts strategy and luck, and the stakes can’t get much higher than total world...

Modi’s Demonetization Is a Cure Worse Than the Disease
Modi’s Demonetization Is a Cure Worse Than the Disease
December 1, 2016

Next Tuesday will mark four weeks since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his surprise demonetization announcement...

Fidel Castro’s Cuba vs Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore: A Tale of Two Economies (UPDATE)
Fidel Castro’s Cuba vs Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore: A Tale of Two Economies (UPDATE)
November 29, 2016

On Friday, November 25, Fidel Castro died at age 90. The former revolutionary and hardline dictator of Cuba was among the 20th century's...

Surprise! Buffett Books a Flight on Airline Stocks
Surprise! Buffett Books a Flight on Airline Stocks
November 21, 2016

It’s never too late to change your mind. After years of deriding the airline industry, Warren Buffett confirmed last week that his holding company...

Manufacturing Activity in China Just Shifted into Overdrive
Manufacturing Activity in China Just Shifted into Overdrive
November 7, 2016

A wave of positive economic data suggests the Chinese economy is stabilizing and that business confidence is improving...

Indian Gold Jewelry Sales Set to Hit a Four-Year High
Indian Gold Jewelry Sales Set to Hit a Four-Year High
October 17, 2016

Just as April showers bring May flowers, plentiful monsoon rains in India tend to drive up demand for gold jewelry among rural, income-flush farmers...

How Gold Came to South Korea's Rescue
How Gold Came to South Korea's Rescue
September 27, 2016

Nineteen years ago, South Korea came precipitously close to bankruptcy. The Asian financial crisis had spread like a virus. Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore...

The War on Cash Is Still Good for Gold
The War on Cash Is Still Good for Gold
September 19, 2016

The consumer price index (CPI), a measure of inflation, came in hotter than expected Friday, registering 2.3 percent year-over-year...

Net Asset Value
as of 06/25/2019

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.58 -0.03 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $7.98 -0.10 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.84 -0.04 China Region Fund USCOX $8.55 -0.08 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $7.08 -0.04 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $24.23 -0.23 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $16.60 -0.14 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change