Doug Casey is a highly respected author, publisher and professional investor. He literally wrote the book on profiting from periods of economic turmoil: 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. He received the largest advance ever paid for a financial book at the time with his next book, Strategic Investing, and his 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 is the founding Chairman of Casey Research, an investment research publisher that helps self-directed investors earn superior returns by taking advantage of market dislocations.