Frank Holmes

About the Author Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes is the CEO and Chief Investment Officer of U.S. Global Investors. Mr. Holmes purchased a controlling interest in U.S. Global Investors in 1989 and became the firm’s chief investment officer in 1999. Under his guidance, the company’s funds have received numerous awards and honors including more than two dozen Lipper Fund Awards and certificates. In 2006, Mr. Holmes was selected mining fund manager of the year by the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of “The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing.” In 2013 Mr. Holmes was awarded the Huron Medal of Distinction from Huron University College, his alma mater for class of 1978. This award recognizes individuals whose life achievements set an example of excellence and reflect Huron’s arts and social sciences missions. Mr. Holmes is also engaged in a number of international philanthropies. He is a member of the President’s Circle and on the investment committee of the International Crisis Group, which works to resolve conflict around the world. He is also an advisor to the William J. Clinton Foundation on sustainable development in countries with resource-based economies. Mr. Holmes is a native of Toronto and is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He is a former president and chairman of the Toronto Society of the Investment Dealers Association. 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 CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business, and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron’s, The Financial Times and other publications.

Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust: Here’s Why Gold Is Undervalued Right Now

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Bitcoin Vs. Gold: Will Bitcoin Replace Gold?

I spoke on the topic of the blockchain last week at the Subscriber Investment Summit in Vancouver. My presentation focused on the future …

Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust: Here’s What Bitcoin (BTC) and Disruptive Blockchain Technology Can Tell Us About Gold

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Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust (JNUG): ‘Mother of All Bubbles’ Keeps Gold in Focus

Today I want to discuss reports that global debt levels are at all-time highs, and what this means for your investment decisions going …

Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust (JNUG): Hope for the Best but Prepare for the Worst

You could say I’m hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. I advise investors to do the same.

Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust (JNUG): Investors Brace for a Storm of Uncertainty with Gold

As Winter Storm Niko blanketed the Northeast in snow last week, disrupting scores of flights in the U.S.

Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust (JNUG): Investors Shift Back into Gold as Trump’s Honeymoon Period Ends

That didn’t take long. After little more than two weeks, President Donald Trump’s honeymoon with Wall Street appears to have been put on …

Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust (JNUG): Top 6 Frank Talk Posts of 2016

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These Factors Show Why Buffett Likes Airlines Again

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Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust (JNUG): Inflationary Expectations in 2017 Keep the Polish on Gold

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