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    US Global Investors Gld & Prec Mtls (USERX)

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    US Global Investors Gld & Prec Mtls
    US Global Investors Funds7900 Callaghan Road P.O. Box 781234San Antonio TX 78229
    Phone: 800-873-8637
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Equity Precious Metals
    Fund Family:U.S. Global Investors
    Net Assets:72.07M
    Year-to-Date Return:14.53%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Jul 1, 1974
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Equity Precious Metals
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    Management Information 
    Frank E. Holmes
    Lead Manager since Jun 4, 1999
    Mr. Holmes is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of U.S. Global Investors, Inc. Mr. Holmes had investment banking experience in the international capital markets and the gold mining industry. He was formerly President and Chairman of the Toronto Society of the Investment Dealers Association and a member of the Toronto Stock Exchange's Listing Committee as well as a member seat holder of the stock exchanges in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Alberta.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:5,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:1,000
    Min Subsequent Investment:100
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:100
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    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks long-term growth of capital plus protection against inflation and monetary instability; current income is a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies principally involved in the mining, fabrication, processing, marketing or distribution of precious metals including gold, silver, platinum group, palladium and diamonds. It may invest in warrants to gain exposure to individual securities in the gold and precious metals industry over the long term. The fund is non-diversified.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Dec 10, 2012) : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Dec 30, 2013) : 64.00%
    Average for Category:31.32%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseUSERXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):2.06%1.41%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:2.15%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:2.15%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.27%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.12%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:673609
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,154945
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,4831,866
    * Per $10,000 invested