Louis James

Articles by Louis James

In the investment world, there’s no such thing as a sure thing, and if anyone tells you they have such an investment, you should run the other way. Fast. But sometimes, the odds are so clearly stacked in one direction that it comes pretty...
As an investor, I want to bet on the jockeys who win the most races, not just the best-looking horses. So, while I’m no Tom Peters or Stephen Covey, I’ve made a study of success over the last decade. The critical question for a metals...
“Expect the worst and you won’t be disappointed” is true enough, but it’s a miserable way to go through life.  For investors, expecting the worst is paralyzing, a reason to do nothing.

But when a market gets beaten up the way the...
In many of my conversations with legendary speculator Doug Casey since the crash of 2008, Doug has talked about a coming super-bubble.Everything Doug has studied about human nature, history, and economics—from Roman times right up to the...
When I started working for Doug Casey almost 10 years ago, I probably knew as much about investing as the average Joe, but I now know that I knew absolutely nothing then about successful speculation.Learning from the international...
Most silver is produced as a byproduct of copper, gold, lead and zinc refining.