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He's Got Game

Go international with a Global Resources Fund.

This story appears in the March 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Frank Holmes, chief information officer of U.S. Global Investments, is on a roll. Over the past few years, many of his firm's equity funds, including its Global Resources Fund, have racked up solid performance numbers.

While Holmes admits that the "wind is at our back" with respect to the Global Resources Fund (PSPFX), he says it's the process and discipline his fund managers practice that have given this fund its competitive edge. A look at the fund's history shows the edge he's speaking of: For the three-year period ending December 31, 2004, the average natural resources fund had a 3-year average annualized return of 16.97 percent, according to Lipper Inc., while the Global Resources 3-year aveage annualized return was 45.22 percent.

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