Doug Casey

Doug Casey

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Doug Casey is a best-selling author, speculator, investor, and libertarian philosopher.

Doug Casey Key Facts
  • Muti-Billionaire (made money through speculation)
  • Best-selling author
  • World-renowned speculator
  • Libertarian philosopher
  • Reputation for his erudite (and often controversial) insights into politics, economics, and investment markets.
  • 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
  • Doug has lived in 10 countries and visited over 175
  • Is a self-proclaimed "anarchocapitalist" - he believes in a totally unregulated free market
  • Dubbed "The International Man"
    • established residency in over 12 countries
    • has visited over 175 countries
    • has invested around the world

  • Believes that the best returns come from going against the grain and taking a closer look at what everyone else is leaving behind
  • Believes that we don't need government
    • Governments today are too big and overeach what they should be doing:
    • The government is not here to help - they are not a solution to any problem
    • Government draws the worst types of people - not the best
    • Governments should be there only to protect individuals from force by others:
  1. Have an army to protect the country from invasion
  2. Have a police force to protect citizens from violence within
  3. Have a courts system to help settle internal disputes
  • The most important battle investors have is with their own psychology

  • Doug Casey Predictions

    • Believes that the US will split up into multiple countries over the next few generations (it is too big as it is)
    • Doesn't believe that the nation state is the best structure to live under

    Doug Casey Wisdom
    • All people live in their own "bubble" - we have to rely on others biased/filtered information to know about the broader world
    • Believes that gold is money

    Dough Casey Notable Books

    Doug Casey In the Press
    • Featured guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows:  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
    • Regular keynote speaker at FreedomFest, the world’s largest gathering of free minds.

    Controversial Viewpoints (Compared to Mainstream)