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: Doug Casey on How to Solve the Migrant Crisis

The migration policies they’re promoting are creating minor chaos now. With world-class chaos in the wings.

Weekend Edition: Doug Casey’s Two Days With the Real and Wannabe Elite

"I sat there, observing an alien species in a sort of formalized mating ritual..."

Doug Casey on What Trump’s Victory Means Going Forward

Why did Trump win? Two reasons...

Doug Casey on the Self-Identified Elite

"The Greater Depression is going to be worse than even I thought it would be"...

Weekend Edition: Doug Casey Explains Why Democracy Is Uncivilized

The only way to truly delegitimize a corrupt system is by not voting...

Weekend Edition: Doug Casey’s Top Five Reasons Not to Vote

Statistically, any person’s vote makes no more difference than a single grain of sand on a beach...

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

Doug continues his brilliant discussion on the misuse of words...