Archives for December, 2015

Weekend Edition: Doug Casey on Immigration

(Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) This interview was first published on May 19, 2010 Editor’s Note: Earlier this month, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump caused an uproar with his controversial comments on immigration. Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” Today, Casey Research founder Doug Casey […]

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Weekend Edition: Doug Casey’s Favorite Movies

(Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) This interview was first published on February 17, 2010 Editor’s Note: In yesterday’s Weekend Edition, Casey Research founder Doug Casey told us his all-time favorite movies. Today, Doug discusses his modern favorites, including V for Vendetta, The Matrix, and Lord of the Rings… Louis James: By the way […]

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The Stock Market Is Lying to You

Are we in a bull market, or not? Nearly seven years ago, the U.S. stock market began a historic rally. After bottoming out in March 2009, the S&P 500 gained 204% through December 2014. But this year, the rally has fizzled out. The S&P 500 has lost 1% since January. As you can see in […]

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The Top 7 Reasons Why You Need a Second Passport

Before World War I, you didn’t need a passport for international travel. People simply went wherever they wanted. In many cases, they didn’t need any kind of permission from a government agency. Obviously, that’s not how it works today. Today, governments use passports to document and control their citizens. In my view, the world would […]

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A Stunning New Technology With 1,000% Upside… Are You On Board?

It’s 5:00 am on Monday. You wake up feeling awful. You have a runny nose and a sore throat. And possibly a fever. You reach for your phone… But instead of calling your doctor, you grab a swab and rub it inside your cheek. You insert the swab into a special port on your phone… […]

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Another “Cockroach” Appears in the Markets

Another giant junk bond fund is shutting down… If you’ve been reading the Daily Dispatch lately, you know we’re closely watching the price action in junk bonds. The junk bond market is where companies with shaky finances go to borrow money. These companies are often the first to miss a debt payment when the economy […]

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Your Money Is Trapped Until Further Notice

Friday was another devastating trading session for resource stocks. The “bluest” of blue chip resource companies, BHP Billiton (BHP), dropped 5.3% to reach a new multiyear low. Shares are down 74% from their 2011 high. Coal mining giant Peabody Energy (BTU) also hit a new multiyear low. Leading agricultural chemical firm CF Industries (CF) hit […]

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Should You Think Like an Indian?

For centuries, East Indians have regarded gold as the primary source of wealth. All Indians own gold if they can afford to. They keep it as close as possible, sometimes in coin form, but often as jewellery, since “wearing wealth” means that it can be kept very close. They’re often especially reluctant to trust banks […]

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The U.S. Stock Market is Rotting from the Inside

One of the world’s most important markets continues to flash danger signs… Regular readers know we keep close tabs on the bond market. The bond market is where individuals, companies, and governments go to borrow money. The U.S. bond market is about twice as large as the U.S. stock market. That’s one reason the bond […]

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Evaluating Brazil

Editor’s Note: Casey Research originally published this article in January 2013. We’ve updated it with new, timely commentary. Doug’s analysis of Brazil is still vital today. They are timeless lessons on what happens to a country when a currency collapses. Let’s explore Brazil, the “B” in the BRIC countries. It’s been getting a lot of […]

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