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Chairman Doug Casey is a highly respected author, publisher and professional investor who graduated from Georgetown University in 1968. 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. 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; and has been the topic of numerous features in periodicals such as Time, Forbes, People, and the Washington Post. Doug, who divides his time between homes in Aspen, Colorado; Auckland, New Zealand; and Salta, Argentina, has written newsletters and alert services for sophisticated investors for over 28 years. Doug has lived in 10 countries and visited over 175. In addition to having served as a trustee on the Board of Governors of Washington College and Northwoods University, Doug has been a director and advisor to nine different financial corporations. Doug is widely respected as one of the preeminent authorities on “rational speculation,” especially in the high-potential natural resource sector.

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Doug Casey on the Political Correctness Movement

Justin’s note: Today, we’re doing something special. We’re bringing back Conversations with Casey. As you may know, Conversations with Casey was a regular interview series between International Speculator editor Louis James and Casey Research founder Doug Casey. It’s a favorite among our longtime readers. If you’ve never read Conversations with Casey, you’re in for a […]

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Doug Casey on “The Diamond Age”

Science fiction has always offered both a more accurate and more timely look at the future than any think tank. For one thing, a good book is the product of a genius, not a committee of suits trying to reach a consensus. And a format of fiction allows one to speculate in ways that a […]

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Doug Casey on How Fascism Comes to America

I think there are really only two good reasons for having a significant amount of money: To maintain a high standard of living and to ensure your personal freedom. There are other, lesser reasons, of course, including: to prove you can do it, to compensate for failings in other things, to impress others, to leave […]

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Doug Casey on the Single Wisest Thing You Can Do With Your Money

Editor’s note: Over the next two days, we’re featuring timeless wisdom from Casey Research founder Doug Casey. Today, he shares the No. 1 thing you can do with your money to take control of your life and prosper in the years to come. There’s a great deal more to becoming rich than buying the right […]

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Doug Casey: How Much Money Is Enough?

Editor’s note: Today, we’re sharing another classic essay on money from Casey Research founder Doug Casey. If you’ve ever dreamt of quitting your job, selling all your stuff, and never working again, this is a must-read… Charlie, my first stockbroker, said, “The bag is never full enough.” He made that comment in reference to the […]

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Doug Casey on His 10 x 10 Approach

Editor’s note: Today we’re featuring timeless wisdom from Casey Research founder Doug Casey. It comes from his popular book Crisis Investing for the Rest of the ’90s. This book was published in 1993…but it’s as relevant as any current book today. It’s an education on money, markets, and philosophy…and a must-read around our office. In […]

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A Short Course in Clearing Customs

I probably enter and leave the US about two dozen times a year. By far the most unpleasant part of traveling—more than the delays, the endless hours in a flying cigar tube, and the irregular schedules it entails—is going through customs and immigration. The people working for these agencies are about the bottom of the […]

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Doug Casey on What Trump Means for Your Personal Finances and Freedom

So, Trump has won the election. Of course anything can happen between now and his presumed inauguration on January 20. The Swamp Creatures tried to cause a recount in so-called Purple States that would have changed the number of electors in Hillary’s favor. They tried other ways to somehow influence Trump electors to vote for […]

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Doug Casey on Cuba

Editor’s Note: Fidel Castro, the longtime Cuban politician and revolutionary, recently passed away. Doug Casey had the chance to meet the Cuban leader back in 1994. Here is an article Doug wrote about Cuba and his encounters with Fidel. It was written in the 1990s, but it’s still as relevant as ever. Half the fun […]

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Doug Casey’s Two Days with the Real and Wannabee Elite

Recently I made a few comments about the world’s self-identified “elite”, and also about the migrants that are plaguing Europe. Happily, I was able to do some one-stop shopping on both of these topics when I was in New York to attend a very elitist and Globalist conference. I’m not going to name it because […]

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