Doug Casey: Declining Living Standards, Gold, Copper & More

The Deep Dive, Released on 4/29/24

In this interview, Doug Casey analyzes the widening happiness gap between older and younger generations in the West, attributing it to declining living standards and lack of opportunities for youth. He warns of efforts by China, Russia, and Iran to dethrone the U.S. dollar, which could lead to its potential collapse. Casey is bullish on undervalued commodities like gold, copper, and uranium, seeing a significant bull market ahead, especially for mining stocks once the public piles in. He advises struggling young Canadians to seek opportunities in Africa by leveraging their Western background. Throughout, Casey critiques government mismanagement, overspending, and overreach, advocating for more economic freedom.

00:00 Introduction
01:17 Younger Generations Unhappy with Declining Living Standards
04:40 Immigration and Its Impact on the Canadian Economy
07:40 Taxation and Government Overreach
17:40 Advice for Young Canadians, Move to Africa!
20:53 Geopolitical Tensions and the U.S. Dollar
27:27 TikTok Controversy and Foreign Investment
30:19 Gold and Copper Market Outlook

Doug Casey is an American-born libertarian economist and advocate of the free market. He is a bestselling financial author, international investor, entrepreneur, and the founder and chairman of Casey Research, a provider of subscription financial analysis about specific market verticals including natural resources/metals/mining, energy, commodities, and technology. Since 1979 he has written or co-written the monthly metals-and-mining-focused investment newsletter The International Speculator. He has authored four books, including Crisis Investing, the top-selling investing book of all time, Totally Incorrect, and Right on the Money. His latest novel is Assassin. He also published a video podcast called Doug Casey’s Take.

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