Doug CaseyFounder, Casey Research

Doug Casey

Best-selling author, world-renowned speculator, and libertarian philosopher Doug Casey has garnered a well-earned reputation for his erudite (and often controversial) insights into politics, economics, and investment markets.

Doug is widely respected as one of the preeminent authorities on “rational speculation,” especially in the high-potential natural resource sector.

Doug literally wrote the book on profiting from periods of economic turmoil: his book Crisis Investing spent multiple weeks as #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and became the best-selling financial book of 1980 with 438,640 copies sold; surpassing big-caliber names, like Free to Choose by Milton Friedman, The Real War by Richard Nixon, and Cosmos by Carl Sagan.

Then Doug broke the record with his next book, Strategic Investing, by receiving the largest advance ever paid for a financial book at the time. Interestingly enough, Doug’s book The International Man was the most sold book in the history of Rhodesia. And his most recent releases Totally Incorrect (2012) and Right on the Money (2013) continue the tradition of challenging statism and advocating liberty and free markets.

He has been a featured guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including David Letterman, Merv Griffin, Charlie Rose, Phil Donahue, Regis Philbin, Maury Povich, NBC News, and CNN; has been the topic of numerous features in periodicals such as Time, Forbes, People, and the Washington Post; and is a regular keynote speaker at FreedomFest, the world's largest gathering of free minds.

Doug has lived in 10 countries and visited over 175. Today you're most likely to find him at La Estancia de Cafayate (Casey’s Gulch), an oasis tucked away in the high red mountains outside Salta, Argentina. Cafayate most resembles the isolating beauty of Bryce Canyon, Utah combined with the lush vineyards of Napa Valley. Residents enjoy economic and social freedoms not found in the US and some of the best wine and golf on the planet.

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Doug Casey on the Nobel Prize in Economics

“These guys aren’t economists. They’re political apologists, who prescribe the way they think the world ought to work, and try to enforce their notions on society.”
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Doug Casey on the Recent Corruptions of the English Language

Doug Casey explains the misuses of certain words… and why it’s adding to the corruption of civilization.

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Doug Casey on Columbus Day

The hostility towards Columbus Day is only part of a much bigger picture…

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Doug Casey on Brett Kavanaugh

“It seems we’re on the ragged edge of a civil war. The prognosis is not good for the U.S.”

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Doug Casey on the Nanny State

California is making headlines for the wrong reasons.

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Doug Casey on the U.S. Economy

“It's much more serious now than it was back in 2007. And the consequences are going to be much...

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Doug Casey and Rick Rule: Uranium Legends on the Coming Bull Market, Part 2

“When the uranium move gets going this time, the response will be, pardon the pun, even more explosive in...