Douglas Casey is a real estate investor as well as an advisor on how to profit from market distortions and periods of economic turmoil.
Casey is a graduate of Georgetown University. He was raised Roman Catholic but later became an atheist.
In 2007 the Financial Times noted that Douglas Casey pointed out the credit crunch saw a close correlation between gold and equity prices. He said this was because hedge funds sold both gold and equities for liquidity.
Douglas Casey recommends gold as an investment. At FreedomFest 2014 he told Daniela Cambone that he predicted retail price inflation, and saying that he did not think that the price of gold was being suppressed
Douglas Casey is an American speculator and the founder and chairman of Casey Research
Douglas Casey views a crisis as an opportunity. He profits from the market’s overreaction to events.
There is no place to run and hide all you can do is diversify – Douglas Casey
Douglas Casey is a prolific writer with numerous books to his name such as;
The International Man (1976). Hardcover: ISBN978-0-932496-09-6;
Crisis Investing: Opportunities and profits in the coming great depression. (1979). Hardcover: ISBN0-936906-00-6. Paperback: ISBN0-671-42678-8;
Crisis Investing for the Rest of the 90s (1993). Paperback: ISBN 0-8065-1612-7;
Totally Incorrect: Conversations with Doug Casey (2012). Paperback: ISBN 0-9882851-3-4
Right on the Money (2013). Paperback: ISBN978-1-118-85622-2.
Douglas Casey thinks mining stocks are cheap. Nevertheless, he believes that there are huge risks today, bigger than 1929. “There is no place to run and hide all you can do is diversify” he said.
He has some radical views too;
“I would like to see a war fought where only the bad guys die?” said Douglas Casey.
He thinks “the biggest risk is not financial it is political what government can do to you.”
“Citizenship is like a slave card, where the government owns you” Casey adds.
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Citizenship is like a slave card, where the government owns you” – Douglas Casey
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