About

Smaulgld.com is a blog that focuses on the economy, real estate, gold and silver.

Smaulgld.com is owned and operated by Louis Cammarosano.

Beginning in 1990 through 2004 Louis was an attorney at Cravath Swaine and Moore and later a partner with international law firm Coudert Brothers Louis lived and worked in New York, Los Angeles, Warsaw, Paris and London representing corporations, Wall Street, City of London and international banks on initial public offerings, securities and derivatives matters and mergers and acquisitions.

After his law career, Louis became the General Manager of HomeGain, a major real estate portal owned and operated by a consortium consisting of A. H. Belo, Gannett, The McClatchy Company and Tribune Company. Louis held the GM position at Homegain from 2005 -2013 where he navigated the company profitably through the real estate bubble and ensuing financial crisis. The company was sold in 2013.

In 2013, Louis founded Smaulgld.com a blog focused on written and video analysis of the precious metals and real estate markets along with other aspects of the American economy and global financial systems.

Louis is a regular podcast guest on The Daily Coin, a precious metals media company owned by the legendary Rory Hall.

Louis is a former school teacher, former international attorney and former General Manager of a major real estate portal. Louis practiced law from 1990 -2004 in Paris, Wall Street, Los Angeles and the City of London, representing major international corporations and banks on corporate matters, securities issuances, derivatives and mergers and acquisitions.

Louis began his legal career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and was a partner in the London & Paris offices of the law firm Coudert Brothers.

From 2005 – 2013 Louis was the General Manager of HomeGain a major real estate portal owned and operated by Classified Ventures a consortium of newspapers including A. H. Belo, Gannett, The McClatchy Company and Tribune Company.

Louis began his professional career as a school teacher and district reading specialist in the Bronx, New York.

Louis studied law and economics at the Fordham University School of Law where he was Associate Editor of the Fordham Law Review.

Louis was European General Counsel and Senior Corporate Counsel at Homestore.com (now, Move.com) from 2001-2003 and the General Manager of HomeGain from 2006-2013.

Louis was a regular guest on CBS radio’s D.C. area morning show Real Estate 360 Live for two years. You can listen to his most popular shows here.

The weekly podcasts are also available on the Smaulgld You Tube Channel.

Louis is currently consulting companies on marketing and media strategies.

You can contact Louis at Smaulgld@gmail.com

Louis is often cited in the media as a real estate industry expert.

Here are a few mentions:

Louis Cammarosano
and Smaulgld in Money News on the Housing Recovery October 2013

Louis Cammarosano and Smaulgld in the Boston Globe
Louis Cammarosano and Smaulgld in Inman News


  • Louis Cammarosano in the Wall Street Journal’s Marketwatch re using a local real estate agent
  • Louis Cammarosano in CNN Money Magazine
  • Louis Cammarosano in MSNBC -The Today Show
  • Louis Cammarosano in San Francisco Chronicle
  • Louis Cammarosano in Charlotte Observer
  • Louis Cammarosano in the Tampa Bay Tribune
  • Louis Cammarosano in San Francisco Chronicle
  • Louis Cammarosano Business week profile
  • Louis Cammarosano in St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • Louis Cammarosano in Orange County Register
  • Louis Cammarosano in the Tampa Tribune March 2010
  • Louis Cammarosano in Dallas Morning News again
  • Louis Cammarosano in the San Francisco Chronicle
  • Louis Cammarosano in Yahoo! Real Estate
  • Louis Cammarosano in the San Francisco Chronicle
  • Louis Cammarosano in Dallas Morning News
  • Louis Cammarosano in SF Gate
  • Louis Cammarosano in the Banker and Tradesman
  • Louis Cammarosano HomeGain Nation page
  • Louis Cammarosano interview in Real Estate Industry Watch
  • Louis Cammarosano in real estate grapevine
  • Louis Cammarosano on Linkedin
  • Louis Cammarosano inman news profile
  • Louis Cammarosano: Members Only
  • Louis Cammarosano on Red Orbit
  • Louis Cammarosano in Notorious Rob
  • Louis Cammarosano in localism
  • Louis Cammarosano in BIA Kelsey about the HomeGain deal with the Washington post
  • Louis Cammarosano in Better Homes and Gardens real estate blog
  • Louis Cammarosano in Rated People
  • Louis Cammarosano in Property Portal Watch
  • Louis Cammarosano in Real Trends
  • Louis Cammarosano in the M Report
  • Louis Cammarosano in AIM Group re buyer and seller preferences
  • Louis Cammarosano in Scripps
  • Louis Cammarosano in the Denver Post regarding home values
  • Louis Cammarosano in Housing Wire regarding Realtor optimism on home prices
  • Louis Cammarosano in Patch.com