Right on the Money

Right on the Money : Doug Casey on Economics, Investing, and the Ways of the Real World with Louis James

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Your favorite financial contrarian spreads the wealth in interviews on forty separate topics Investment guru Doug Casey made headlines with the financial approach he advocated in Totally Incorrect. Casey believes that the best returns come from going against the grain, and taking a closer look at what everyone else is leaving behind. This rational approach to speculation struck a chord with the investing public, inspiring the follow-up book Right on the Money: Doug Casey on Economics, Investing, and the Ways of the Real World with Louis James. In Right on the Money, Casey expands upon the basic ideas presented in Totally Incorrect, and translates them into actionable steps to take today to ensure a secure financial future. In a series of forty interviews, Casey presents his views on various topics, including investments, assets, real estate, and ethics. With his usual candor, he advocates for immediate action and lays down the path from idea to investment.
Regardless of your position on each topic, you'll be forced to consider a perspective you've never before considered on topics such as: * Protecting your assets with educated speculation * The pros and cons of gold, cattle, and real estate * Ethics of investing and the morality of money * The impact of the EU, Africa, Egypt, and North Korea No matter what topic he focuses on, Casey's primary message is always clear: act now. Stop paralysis by analysis and take the leap. You only get one financial future, and it's up to you to make it as secure and comfortable as possible. In Right on the Money: Doug Casey on Economics, Investing, and the Ways of the Real World with Louis James, Casey presents the case for investing against the grain, and reaping the rewards others have passed over.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 166 x 231 x 22mm | 572g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 1118856228
  • 9781118856222
  • 343,554

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Praise for RIGHT ON THE MONEY

"If I've learned one thing from Doug: real returns are made by ignoring the passing herd and looking at what they trampled over instead. His gut-punching assaults on the 'common sense' notions that fail most investors are a rare chance to learn firsthand from one of the contrarian masters." --PORTER STANSBERRY founder, Stansberry & Associates Investment Research

"You should read this to have your brains rattled, whether you agree or not--at first--at least, you will have to consider views you never even heard." --JIM ROGERS author of Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets

"Doug Casey is a brilliant speculator with a great understanding of historical cycles and the keen senses of a coonhound. If you want to learn how to make money, you have to think like someone who instinctively knows how to make money--and Doug is a prime example of that rarest of species.

"Right on the Money's perfect concoction of personal experience, sound investment advice, and irreverent viewpoints is the next best thing to sitting face to face with Doug." --BILL BONNER founder, Agora Inc.

"I would call the extraordinary Doug Casey a 'national treasure, ' if he believed in anything national. So let me just say: if you care about your own economic future, read this book." --LEW ROCKWELL LewRockwell.com
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Table of contents

Preface ix Acknowledgments xi Part One: An Economy in Trouble Chapter 1 Doug Casey on Bernanke: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid (Part One) 3 Chapter 2 Doug Casey on Bernanke: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid (Part Two) 13 Chapter 3 Doug Casey on the Collapse of the Euro and the EU 21 Chapter 4 Doug Casey on Labor Unions 29 Chapter 5 Doug Casey on the Tightening Noose 37 Part Two: The Art of Investing Chapter 6 Doug Casey on the Education of a Speculator (Part One) 51 Chapter 7 Doug Casey on the Education of a Speculator (Part Two) 57 Chapter 8 Doug Casey on Winning Speculations 67 Chapter 9 Doug Casey on the Biggest Danger to Your Wealth 77 Chapter 10 Doug Casey on Protecting Your Assets 81 Chapter 11 Doug Casey on Gold 89 Chapter 12 Doug Casey on Nuts and Bolts: Handling Bullion 97 Chapter 13 Doug Casey on Buying Physical Gold and Silver 103 Chapter 14 Doug Casey on Gold Stocks 111 Chapter 15 Doug Casey on Protecting Your Cash 121 Chapter 16 Doug Casey on Cattle 129 Chapter 17 Doug Casey on Real Estate 139 Chapter 18 Doug Casey on Africa 151 Part Three: A Moral Minority Chapter 19 Doug Casey on Ethics (Part One) 165 Chapter 20 Doug Casey on Ethics (Part Two) 171 Chapter 21 Doug Casey on Ethics: The Ethical Investor (Part Three) 181 Chapter 22 Doug Casey on the Morality of Money 191 Chapter 23 Doug Casey: Bah! Humbug! 199 Chapter 24 Doug Casey on Art (Part One) 207 Chapter 25 Doug Casey on Art (Part Two) 217 Chapter 26 Doug Casey on Second Passports 225 Chapter 27 Doug Casey on Fresh Starts 233 Chapter 28 Doug Casey on Getting Out of Dodge 245 Part Four: You and Me and the Other 8 Billion Chapter 29 Doug Casey on the Royal Wedding 257 Chapter 30 Doug Casey on Gay Marriage 265 Chapter 31 Doug Casey on Self-Immolation Individual and National 271 Chapter 32 Doug Casey on Cashless Societies 279 Part Five: Wrestling for Countries Chapter 33 Doug Casey on the U.S. Constitution 291 Chapter 34 Doug Casey on Immigration 301 Chapter 35 Doug Casey: War Is Coming 311 Chapter 36 Doug Casey on Revolution in Egypt and Beyond 319 Chapter 37 Doug Casey: Something Wicked This Way Comes 329 Chapter 38 Doug Casey on North Korea s New Kim 339 Chapter 39 Doug Casey on Obama s War and Your Survival 349 Chapter 40 Doug Casey on the Fourth of July 359 Afterword 373 About the Authors 375 Index 377
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About Doug Casey

Doug Casey is an accomplished author, publisher, and professional investor. His book Crisis Investing spent multiple weeks as #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and became the bestselling financial book of 1980. He has been a featured guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows and has been the topic of numerous features in publications such as Time, Forbes, People, and the Washington Post. Doug is widely respected as a preeminent authority on "rational speculation," especially in the high-potential natural resource sector.
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