Ep. 249 Frank Holmes: Rare Interview with One of Mining's Largest Fund Managers

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  • 08/20/2014
  • with Frank E. Holmes

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Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S Global Investors.
Welcome back!
 
This week, Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S Global Investors, Inc., joins S&A Investor Radio to share not only his favorite ideas but his favorite investment strategies as well...
 
He discusses his in-depth strategies for picking stocks and allocating over $1 billion in assets to his numerous funds.
 
You'll hear why he travels around the world to understand the political situation in each country and visits management teams and properties of the companies he recommends.
 
Then, you won't want to miss this... he shares some of his favorite investment ideas with us.
 
And get ready for an educational segment on the energy sector... Frank goes over a recent forecast he saw for oil production in the U.S.
 
Find out why he says that this prediction could not be more wrong...
 
Coming This Fall...
 
The world's top experts gather to give you answers...
 
The New Orleans Investment Conference always features dozens of the world's top experts to address every one of the crucial problems, risks, and opportunities facing investors.
 
But this year's 40th anniversary event will be remembered for years to come, as it will feature legendary Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, our own founder Porter Stansberry, legendary investors Doug Casey, Marc Faber, Rick Rule, and many, many other huge names in investing.
 
Plus, Frank will be bringing S&A Investor Radio live to the event and will be interviewing these speakers as they leave the stage.
 
This is an event you don't want to miss.
 
If you are interested in learning more about the New Orleans Investment Conference, click here.
 
Enjoy!
 

This Episode's Guest

Frank E. Holmes

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Frank Holmes is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of U.S. Global Investors, Inc., which manages a diversified family of mutual funds and hedge funds specializing in natural resources, emerging markets and infrastructure.
 
The company’s funds have earned many awards and honors during Mr. Holmes’ tenure, including more than two dozen Lipper Fund Awards and certificates.
 
The Global Resources Fund (PSPFX) was Lipper’s top-performing global natural resources fund in 2010. In 2009, the World Precious Minerals Fund (UNWPX) was Lipper’s top-performing gold fund, the second time in four years for that achievement. In addition, both funds received 2007 and 2008 Lipper Fund Awards as the best overall fund in their respective categories.
 
Mr. Holmes was 2006 mining fund manager of the year for Mining Journal, a leading publication for the global resources industry, and he is co-author of “The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing.”
 
He is also an advisor to the International Crisis Group, which works to resolve global conflict, and the William J. Clinton Foundation on sustainable development in nations with resource-based economies.
 
Mr. Holmes was previously a research analyst, portfolio manager and managing director of corporate finance in Canada.  He is a former president and chairman of the Toronto Society of the Investment Dealers Association, and he served on the Toronto Stock Exchange’s Listing Committee.
 
Mr. Holmes is a much-sought-after keynote speaker at national and international investment conferences. He is also a regular commentator on the financial television networks, and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron’s, The Financial Times and other publications.