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The Investment I’m Most Grateful For

So far this year, shares of HIVE Blockchain Technologies have soared an incredible 715%, well past Ethereum’s gain of 273%. 2020 has been marked by healthy expansion in mining capacity, the most recent example being HIVE’s acquisition of additional access to low-cost green energy.

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The World Has Racked Up $277 Trillion in Debt

Gold “is a hedge on policymakers screwing up, and there has been a lot of screwing up in the last 20 years.”

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What's in Trump's Latest Executive Order Against China?

By now you may have heard that President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning Americans from investing in a select number of Chinese firms that have ties to China’s military.

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Investors Get a Shot of Hope Amid the Uncertainty

America, and the world, received a huge shot of hope this week. The $210 billion drugmaker Pfizer announced on Monday that its coronavirus vaccine is 90% effective at preventing COVID-19.

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The Market Predicted President-Elect Joe Biden

On Saturday, Joe Biden was named president-elect. In hindsight, the market clearly predicted this outcome.

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Red, Blue or Both? Still A Bullish Scenario For Stocks

Businesses love Congressional gridlock. Tech stocks had been trending down for days before the election as they faced antitrust scrutiny, but now that it appears certain Congress will remain divided, they’ve recovered most of their losses. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 jumped close to 10% for the week.

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Election Day Jitters? Put Your Trust in Gold

Want to hear something really scary? Inflation, the scourge of the modern economy, may be running much faster than we’re led to believe.

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If Inflation Is the Trick, Gold Is the Treat

Want to hear something really scary? Inflation, the scourge of the modern economy, may be running much faster than we’re led to believe.

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Calling All Commodity Bulls

Here at U.S. Global Investors, we’re very bullish on commodities, particularly industrial and precious metals.

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How We're Positioning Natural Resources for a Potential "Blue Wave"

We could also see a so-called “blue wave,” whereby the Democrats pick up control of not just the White House but also both chambers of Congress.

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Industries Showing Great Resilience This Earnings Season

“Resilience” was this week’s theme as better-than-expected market data came to light. Earnings season has begun, and so far reports have proven the doomsayers wrong. Even industries that have been hardest hit by the economic downturn, including air travel, are expressing optimism that we’re at the “end of the beginning” in terms of recovering from the worst health crisis in 100 years.

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Some Are Betting on Red, Some on Blue. I'm Betting on Gold

To some critics, Trump’s behavior and decision-making process may seem erratic, but I believe they make a sort of sense when viewed through the lens of game theory.

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Rare Earth Metals Get the Presidential Treatment

President Trump has declared rare earth metals a national emergency and asks that the U.S develop a “commercially viable” mineral supply chain that does not depend on imports from China or elsewhere.

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October Is Already Living Up to Its Reputation as the "Jinx Month"

Investors should try to avoid getting distracted by the feuding political parties within the U.S. A lot of the infighting is being fueled by outside actors, who thrive on the chaos and the division. Russia’s Putin and China’s Xi Jinping are delighted that we’re so divided right now.

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Keep Calm and Stay Long: This Gold Price Correction Is Normal and Healthy

You may have seen headlines questioning whether this is the end of the gold rally. Hardly. Corrections are normal and healthy. During the rally of the 2000s that culminated in gold hitting its previous record high of $1,900, there were several significant pullbacks, some of them exceeding 20 percent.