About the Author U.S. Global Investors recently hosted the webcast "What's Driving Gold?" to give investors a closer look at the key factors behind the current gold price and to provide a useful outlook for gold in the coming months. Are higher prices the new normal for oil? By U.s. Global Investor | November 2, 2009 Analysis from Evan Smith and Brian Hicks, co-managers of the U.S. Global Investors Global Resources Fund (PSPFX), examines if this is the case. What's driving gold? By U.s. Global Investor | June 1, 2009 Gold always attracts attention among investors, and with today's prices close to $1,000 per ounce and inflation worries on the rise, interest in the yellow metal is especially keen.