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: “The State Is Not Your Friend”

The State is antithetical to a civilized society. And it shouldn’t just be reformed – it should be abolished.

Doug Casey: The “Greater Depression” Is Coming

The U.S. economy is like a house of cards – and it’s headed for a historical collapse.

Doug Casey: Hogs Are an Overlooked Commodity

While precious metals like gold get all the headlines, there’s plenty of opportunity in overlooked commodities…

Doug Casey: Undervalued Metals Are Ready to Soar

Gold can stabilize your portfolio and protect your wealth… But it’s not the only precious metal smart investors should...

Doug Casey: Socialized Medicine Is Not the Answer

Many people expect the government to care for their health… But that only makes things worse…

Doug Casey: An Explosive Uptrend for Commodities Is Coming

We’re in one of the longest commodity bear markets in history… and now’s the time to buy.

Doug Casey: Biological Warfare Is a Bigger Threat Than the Coronavirus

The recent coronavirus scare is nothing but hysteria… Doug Casey warns there’s another situation no one’s talking about, and...