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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Weekend Edition: Making the Chicken Run, Part I

Doug Casey share his thoughts on this coming crisis…and explains why it will be much worse—and last much longer—than people expect…

Weekend Edition: Doug Casey on the Recent Corruptions of the English Language, Part II

Doug continues his discussion on the misuse of words…and why it's adding to the corruption of civilization itself.

Weekend Edition: Doug Casey on the Recent Corruptions of the English Language, Part I

"The corruption of language is adding to the corruption of civilization itself."

Weekend Edition: How to Directly Benefit From What Will Be the Biggest Change in Human History

Today, we're sharing part two of Doug Casey's popular essay on the next industrial revolution.

Weekend Edition: Doug Casey on the Next Industrial Revolution

Doug says we're only 10–30 years away from the biggest change in human history...

Doug Casey: “Sell All Your Bonds”

Today, we’re sharing key advice from Doug that could make you a lot of money over the next four...

Doug and Porter on Today’s Once-in-a-Generation Speculation

Folks who don't see what's coming could be wiped out...