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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.

Christmas Edition: 2015 in Review
Christmas Edition: 2015 in Review
December 28, 2015

Christmas is my favorite holiday, as I’m sure it is for many of you reading this. We probably all agree that 2015 had more than its fair...

This Chinese Sector Continues to Score
This Chinese Sector Continues to Score
December 2, 2015

Over the summer the Chinese market experienced a major hiccup, causing concern that many Asian industries would be slow...

11 Numbers that Explain the World’s Largest Shopping Holiday
11 Numbers that Explain the World’s Largest Shopping Holiday
November 10, 2015

In 2009, Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma single-handedly created the Singles Day sale by converting a fabricated holiday...

How Rare Are Municipal Bankruptcies? A Lot Rarer Than You Think
How Rare Are Municipal Bankruptcies? A Lot Rarer Than You Think
November 4, 2015

High-profile municipal bankruptcies are like commercial airline accidents. Both occur very infrequently...

Follow the Leaders: Learning from ETFs, BCA and the New PM
Follow the Leaders: Learning from ETFs, BCA and the New PM
October 26, 2015

Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending an intensive daylong ETF conference in Austin, just up the road from our office in San Antonio...

The “Oprah Effect” and Gold
The “Oprah Effect” and Gold
October 22, 2015

Many short sellers of Weight Watchers no doubt felt too down to look in the mirror this week after company stock nexpectedly ballooned nearly...

Life Is Uncertain and So Are Interest Rates
Life Is Uncertain and So Are Interest Rates
September 14, 2015

Today is an emotional day for Americans. In an instant, on a beautiful blue sky morning 14 years ago, all of our lives changed forever.

Feeling Old Yet? Incoming College Freshmen Have Always Known Google
Feeling Old Yet? Incoming College Freshmen Have Always Known Google
August 27, 2015

I use Google every day, and yet I still marvel at how...

These Self-Made Billionaires Prove Piketty Wrong about Wealth
These Self-Made Billionaires Prove Piketty Wrong about Wealth
June 3, 2015

Many of us are aware that 400 billionaires appear on Forbes’ list of the wealthiest Americans. But if you had to guess what percentage of them is self-made, what would you say? A quarter? A third?

These Are the 8 Busiest Airports in the World
These Are the 8 Busiest Airports in the World
May 28, 2015

I spend a lot of time in airports as I travel to and from speaking engagements and other events...

Net Asset Value
as of 10/15/2019

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.28 -0.03 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $8.30 -0.22 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $2.94 -0.05 China Region Fund USCOX $8.74 0.07 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $6.94 0.04 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $24.72 0.29 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $16.69 0.16 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.22 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change