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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The Meltdown

Over the last few weeks we’ve experienced extreme volatility, and fear, in the financial markets. The event itself wasn’t unexpected around here. After all, we’re on record as expecting to see the Greater Depression materialize in the years to come. Maybe even starting now.

The Unfolding Crisis – an Interview with Doug Casey

With global markets in turmoil, we turned to Doug to give us his interpretation of the big picture.

Profiting From the Wall of Worry 8/6/07

In this article, I want to address what stage of the market cycle resource stocks are in, why, what’s...

Why the Big Money in Gold Shares Still Lies Ahead

You’d be correct in suspecting that the easy money in gold shares has already been made. It has....

Your Cash Is Trash, and So Are Most of Your Investments

Where's the smartest place to put that money? Let’s look at the alternatives.

Three Stealth Uranium Investments 3/29/07

It’s not 1998 anymore. In that year, Casey Research Chairman Doug Casey first recommended a then little-known commodity: uranium....

Gold Shares in a Volatile Stock Market 3/26/07

Given my strongly held views, the inevitable pullbacks in gold and gold shares amount to nothing more than yet...