Haven in Kazakhstan

You Can Always Hide in Kazakhstan

For the aspiring Edward Snowdens among you, Kazakhstan does not have an extradition treaty with the US.

It’s one of the few places on Earth outside the long reach of US law.

You can always hide in Kazakhstan. Though, having just been there, it wouldn’t be my first choice.

Time to buy old US gold coins

I went to Kazakhstan because it’s the world’s largest uranium producer. I think uranium has the most profit potential of any resource market right now. I watch the industry very closely.

The country also showed up on my Value Radar’s sweet spot. (The Value Radar is a proprietary tool I created for pinpointing world markets with the highest upside.)

So, I put my boots on the ground in Kazakhstan to check things out…

Nick Giambruno, your editor, at the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange

Doug Casey and I (Nick Giambruno) are expert “crisis investors.” We invest in markets that are bombed out, hated, and depressed.

That’s how I wound up in a place like Kazakhstan.

Spotting fear and the bargains it creates is our specialty. Doug and I fly around the world chasing economic collapse, civil unrest, revolution, war, and geopolitical turmoil. Then we scour the rubble for crisis-born opportunities.

Some investors call us storm chasers. But unlike people tracking F5 tornadoes, we’re not in it for the adrenaline. We’re in it for the profit.

Kazakhstan is dirt cheap. A 30-minute cab ride from the airport cost around $5. Dinner in one of the nicest restaurants was $20. Due to the commodities slump, the local currency has lost over half of its value in recent years.

The country is also strategically positioned. It’s a member of the Eurasian Economic Union, a Russian-led trading bloc. And it’s part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a military and security…

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