He is the co-author of The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing. More than 100,000 subscribers follow his weekly commentary in the award-winning Investor Alert newsletter, across social channels and in his Frank Talk blog.
Under his guidance, the company’s mutual funds have received recognition from Lipper and Morningstar throughout the years, two trusted independent financial authorities. In 2015, Mr. Holmes led the company into the exchange-traded fund (ETF) business with the launch of the U.S. Global Jets ETF (NYSE: JETS), which invests in the global airline sector. As of 2015, JETS is, and remains, the only airline-related ETF available to investors. In 2017, the firm launched its second ETF, the U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF (NYSE: GOAU), focusing on gold royalty companies.
In 2017, U.S. Global Investors made a strategic investment in HIVE Blockchain Technologies, listed in Toronto, and Mr. Holmes was appointed non-executive Chairman of the Board. He now serves as Interim CEO and Executive Chairman of HIVE (TSX.V: HIVE) – the first and only publicly-traded company that mines both Bitcoin and Ethereum on an industrial scale.
Mr. Holmes is a much-sought-after keynote speaker at national and international investment conferences. He is a regular commentator on the financial networks CNBC Asia, Bloomberg Radio, Fox Business, Kitco News and more, and has been profiled by Fortune as well as The Financial Times.