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Louis James

Louis James

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Louis James' background in physics, economics, and technical writing prepared him well for his role as senior editor of the International Speculator and Casey Investment Alert. Like Doug Casey, Louis constantly travels the world, visiting highly prospective geological targets, grilling management and company geologists, and interviewing natives in a variety of languages to find out what they really think (he's fluent in French and Spanish, and speaks a little German and Russian).

  • Gold Sleeper Trend You Must Know About

    Published 14 December 2010 | viewed 0 times

    In the midst of any long-term trend, like the secular bull market for metals we're in now, there will be trends within the trends. You…

  • Strategies for Junior Mining Investors: The Whites of Their Eyes

    Published 04 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes." Most Americans were taught in school that William Prescott, commander of the colonial forces on…

  • Alaska's New Gold Rush

    Published 23 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Alaska is one of the most prospective and yet most underexplored areas in the world. There are good reasons for the neglect, most notably the…

  • Casey's Energy Guru: Today's Hottest Energy Plays

    Published 16 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Marin Katusa, interviewed by Louis James, Casey Research Marin Katusa, an accomplished investment analyst, is the senior editor of Casey's Energy Opportunities, Casey's Energy Confidential,…

  • Gold Meltdown or Mania - Batten Down the Hatches

    Published 04 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    As Doug Casey said recently, we expect things to come unglued soon. With the ongoing madness in Europe, it seems to me that things are…

  • Geological Anomalies are Like Opinions: Everybody Has One

    Published 17 June 2010 | viewed 0 times

    There's a great deal of chatter in the press and online about the tremendous US$1-trillion-dollar mineral "discovery" in Afghanistan headlined by The New York Times…

  • Notes From the Field: Peru Prevails

    Published 06 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Last month I visited Peru again, penetrating perhaps a bit deeper but certainly higher up in the Andes than I've gone before. No nose-bleeds, but…

  • Doug Casey on Surviving Financial Apocalypse Now

    Published 11 March 2010 | viewed 3,145 times

    Conversations with Casey: Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator L: Doug, last time we spoke, you said quite a bit about debt, in the…

  • What's a Company's Gold Worth?

    Published 29 January 2010 | viewed 1,998 times

    At any given time, there's a single international spot price for an ounce of refined gold. Gold is priced in U.S. dollars: $1,076.50 per ounce…

  • The Eye of the Storm

    Published 19 December 2009 | viewed 3,729 times

    At a recent Casey Research editors' meeting, the team took on the question of whether the somewhat steady recovery since last February's washout bottom in…

  • Beware of Zombies Wearing Lipstick

    Published 25 June 2009 | viewed 3,323 times

    Before last fall's crash, our economic views here at Casey Research were regarded by many in the mainstream as being extreme and alarmist. Unfortunately, they…

  • Crisis Investing: Tactics for Today

    Published 25 March 2009 | viewed 3,926 times

    The storm we have so long tried to help readers prepare for is upon us. We've been calling for crisis for years now, detailing our…

  • Inflation or Deflation?

    Published 08 April 2008 | viewed 3,303 times

    An interview with Bud Conrad, Casey Research chief economist The following interview, conducted by Louis James, a senior analyst and editor with Casey Research, appeared…