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 Why Gold Is the Best Money

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Doug Casey on Trump… and an Impending Civil War?

Today, Doug Casey shares his thoughts on Trump… and more importantly, what could be in store for America.

Doug Casey: Why Gold Stocks Could Go 10x

Here’s why legendary speculator Doug Casey’s buying gold stocks right now…

Doug Casey on Electric and Self-Driving Vehicles, Part II

“The changeover is going to happen very fast – starting right now.”

Doug Casey on Electric and Self-Driving Vehicles, Part I

“It’s a megatrend. But the average guy is completely unaware of it…”

Doug Casey on Nanotech: “This Will Change the Whole Nature of Life Unrecognizably”

Our founder, Doug Casey, writes about one of the most exciting tech developments on the horizon: nanotechnology.

Doug Casey and E.B. Tucker on the Climate Change Hoax

“Climate science has been turned from a legitimate branch of knowledge into a new age religion, where heretics are...