Guest Article From Frank Holmes, CEO Of U.S. Global Investors   This year’s first quarter is one for the history books. Not only did gold appreciate at its fastest pace in 30 years, but demand for the yellow metal was the strongest it’s ever been on record. Let me repeat that: the strongest it has ever been. Demand surged…
  Guest Article From Frank Holmes, CEO Of U.S. Global Investors   Precious metals are going insane right now, thanks in large part to the weaker U.S. dollar. Year-to-date, palladium is up 7 percent, platinum 19 percent, gold 21 percent and silver 25 percent. A correction at this point would be healthy, but looking ahead, this rally appears to have…
  Guest Article From Frank Holmes, CEO Of U.S. Global Investors   “There’s a healthy appetite for streams right now.” That’s according to Randy Smallwood, CEO of Silver Wheaton, who stopped by our office last week during his cross-country meet-and-greet with investors. Randy should know about the appetite for streams. His company had a phenomenal 2015—“the best year we ever…
Monday, 02 May 2016 12:06

Five Reasons To Buy Gold

With gold surging above $1,300 an ounce, this article discusses five reasons to remain bullish on gold not just for the near-term, but for the next decade. I have maintained my bullish stance on gold for long and these reasons serve as a recap for considering exposure to gold even at current levels.     Reason One - Central Banks…
In several articles in the recent past, I have opined that I am bullish on gold not just for 2016, but for the next decade. While gold has trended higher by 17% for YTD16, silver has surged by 24% during the same period and there are analysts who opine that silver has bottomed out and is set for renewed rally.…
Thursday, 21 April 2016 00:00

Four Reasons To Be Bullish On Natural Gas

Energy prices have been depressed in the last 12-18 months and I have maintained my view that this is a good opportunity to accumulate quality names in the energy sector for the next 5-10 years. This article discusses four important reasons to believe that natural gas is a good investment theme for the next decade. While near-term uncertainty and volatility…
    Guest Article From Frank Holmes, CEO Of U.S. Global Investors   After finishing its best quarter in 30 years, gold extended its gains, rising more than 17.2 percent year-to-date to become the best performing asset class among other commodities, U.S. Treasury bonds and major world currencies and equity indices. We are likely entering a new gold bull market,…
  Guest Article From Frank Holmes, CEO Of U.S. Global Investors   The last time gold had a quarter this strong, Ronald Reagan was a year into his second term as president, the Soviet Union was taking its final gasp and the U.S. was still reeling from the Challenger explosion. In the first quarter, the yellow metal rose 16.5 percent,…
In several of my recent articles, I have discussed the various factors to be bullish on gold not just in the near-term, but for the next decade. The currency factor dominates the factors to be bullish on gold with all currencies likely to depreciate against hard assets in the coming years. With gold likely to trend higher in the long-term,…
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 00:00

Why Central Banks Will Continue To Buy Gold?

I had earlier written an article with the data on central banks accelerating gold purchase in the second half of 2015. This article will discuss the key reason why central banks of China, Russia and India will continue to buy gold in the coming years. I am focusing on China and Russia in particular as these two countries have been…
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