November 2012 - Casey Research

For over a quarter of a century, legendary investor and best-selling author Doug Casey and his team at Casey Research have been helping self-directed investors to earn superior returns through innovative investment research designed to take advantage of market dislocations.

Casey Research

Syndication

  • Is There Wisdom in the Crowd?

    Back in the 1960s, a clever but financially disadvantaged fellow placed a small ad in a national magazine that read something like: Money needed. Please send $1 to the address below. Do it today! No specific need was given, and nothing was promised in...
  • A Big Blast-Off for Windows 8

    Recent days have seen a blizzard of Microsoft-related activity, as a host of new products has blanketed the marketplace. First and foremost: the release of Windows 8, the most radical change in MS's flagship operating system in 17 years. The Redmond...
  • Are You a High-Stakes Speculator?

    I attended this year's New Orleans Investment Conference along with Doug Casey, Marin Katusa, and Casey Research's CEO, Olivier Garret. It was fun to see many old friends among the attendees and other speakers, but the most interesting thing was...
  • Doug Casey on Karma

    (Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator ) Dear Reader, Before we get to this week's conversation, I am very pleased to announce that Doug Casey has just published a new book, featuring some of our best conversations: priceless...
  • How Dangerous Is Genetically Modified Food?

    Last month, a group of Australian scientists published a warning to the citizens of the country and of the world who collectively gobble up some $34 billion annually of its agricultural exports. The warning concerned the safety of a new type of wheat...
  • Another Layer of Bureaucracy for Oil and Gas Exploration in the US?

    On May 11, 2012, the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published proposed regulations governing "Oil and Gas; Well Stimulation, Including Hydraulic Fracturing, on Federal and Indian Lands." BLM is a latecomer to this party. Its belated meddling...
  • Is a Carbon Tax a Done Deal for the US?

    We know Obamarama is going to tax the rich, but I bet many didn't think he would weasel in the carbon tax as quickly as he is going to now. A Romney win would have been bullish for coal producers in the US – but Romney lost, and now so has coal...
  • How Do the Chinese View the Gold Market?

    Have you ever wondered what the typical Chinese gold investor thinks about our Western ideas of gold? We read month after month about demand hitting record after record in their country – how do they view our buying habits? Since 2007, China's...
  • How to Play Your Gold Stocks Now

    After a year or more of depressed prices, gold and silver stocks reversed with a vengeance. GDX (the ETF proxy for the Gold Miners Index) was up in just two months (August and September). Those who followed our lead and bought or averaged down this summer...