Casey Daily Dispatch

Casey’s Chief Economist on The Eye of the Storm

(Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) These Conversations with Casey have been the “All Doug, All the Time” channel for almost a year, and Doug Casey’s unique way of looking at the world will remain their focus. Fear not. That said, there are other members of the Casey team who have important ideas to […]

Earth Day Revisited

Dear Reader, On April 22, Earth Day came and went without even a casual mention by us in this Daily Dispatch. At first I thought this was the correct approach, as even a passing word on the event could lend it credence. But now I’m of the opinion that since this past Earth Day marked […]

Trading Opportunities

Dear Reader, You may or may not be aware that most of the “investment” recommendations we provide in our letters aren’t really investments per se but speculations. As Doug Casey defines it, an investor is one who puts capital into a business in anticipation of making a profit. But a speculator is someone who allocates […]

Doug Casey on Throwing a Really Good Party

(Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) L: Doug, you used to throw a big party every year, and called it the Eris Society. Sounds a bit more erudite than a frat party – what was that all about? Doug: Well, there was always some alcohol, and almost always tobacco, and usually some firearms, of […]

Doug Casey on Race

(Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) L: Doug, last week we wandered into dangerous waters briefly, touching on race while discussing Russia – and Russians. Your views on this subject will probably offend any number of people, but some things are worth saying, regardless. And, cold as it may sound, I think there are […]

Doug Casey on the Russian Bear

(Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) L: Doug, I’m in Belarus this week, a pit stop to help some of my students with their various business ideas. I’m struggling with my Russian, but getting along. And that has me thinking about Russia’s role on the global economic stage. I know this is something you’ve […]

Doug Casey on Anarchy

(Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) L: Doug, you keep saying you’re an anarchist. I suspect most of our readers know that doesn’t mean you like to wear black army boots and throw Molotov cocktails at McDonald’s restaurants during WTO protests, but I’m not sure how many really know what it is you do […]