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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.

Got Gold? Bottom-Barrel Rates to Last for Years to Come
Got Gold? Bottom-Barrel Rates to Last for Years to Come
September 17, 2020

Gold has thrived in the low-rate environment, hitting an all-time high of $2,070 an ounce in early August.

Top 10 Countries with Largest Gold Reserves
Top 10 Countries with Largest Gold Reserves
August 25, 2020

Beginning in 2010, central banks around the world  turned from being net sellers of gold to net buyers of gold. In 2019, official  sector activity declined 1 percent from the year prior, with central banks  adding 650.3 tonnes.

Wisdom of Crowds Says Better Days Are Ahead
Wisdom of Crowds Says Better Days Are Ahead
August 24, 2020

If you woke up this morning from an eight-month coma and happened to glance through the business section of the newspaper, you’d be forgiven for being unaware of any economic slowdown.

And Just Like That, Buffett Likes Gold
And Just Like That, Buffett Likes Gold
August 20, 2020

Berkshire unexpectedly announced that, as of the end of the second quarter, it held a $565 million position in Barrick Gold, the world’s second largest producer of the metal.

A Gold Correction Was Expected After Nine Straight Weeks of Gains
A Gold Correction Was Expected After Nine Straight Weeks of Gains
August 17, 2020

The price of gold had its first down week since early June. Bullion was overbought and a short-term correction was expected.

Airlines and Gold Cruising on Renewed Investor Confidence
Airlines and Gold Cruising on Renewed Investor Confidence
August 10, 2020

Airlines aren’t the only industry that had a positive week. Spot gold rose 3 percent after crossing above $2,000 an ounce for the first time ever last Tuesday.

Is the Gold Rally Overdone? Here's What History Says May Come Next
Is the Gold Rally Overdone? Here's What History Says May Come Next
July 29, 2020

As you’re probably aware by now, spot gold is trading at an all-time high in nominal terms, having recently hit $1,977 an ounce. Futures touched $2,000 for the first time ever.

I Believe Gold and Silver Are Just Getting Started
I Believe Gold and Silver Are Just Getting Started
July 27, 2020

The U.S. Mint made an unusual request last week. In a press release dated July 23, the bureau literally begged Americans to start putting coins back into circulation by spending or depositing them. 

Gold Is Within Striking Distance of Its All-Time High. Here's How to Play the Rally
Gold Is Within Striking Distance of Its All-Time High. Here's How to Play the Rally
July 23, 2020

Once gold breeches the important $1,900 resistance level, I believe the sky’s the limit.

This Could Be the "Perfect Storm" that Pushes Gold to a New Record High
This Could Be the "Perfect Storm" that Pushes Gold to a New Record High
June 29, 2020

A “perfect storm” of surging government debt levels, plunging real bond yields, rising coronavirus cases and deteriorating economic forecasts pushed the price of gold to an eight-year high last week, and some analysts now project the metal to top its all-time high within the next 12 months.

Net Asset Value
as of 09/18/2020

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.99 -0.01 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $14.39 -0.17 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $5.58 0.02 China Region Fund USCOX $9.46 0.08 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $5.66 -0.06 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $23.51 -0.26 Global Luxury Goods Fund USLUX $17.03 -0.19 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.25 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change