Jim Rogers : In the agriculture business it's been such a horrible business because we have shortages of everything , for the last thirty years you now have a shortage for fertilizers seeds and tractors , we have shortage of tractor tires even now because it's been such a terrible business and nobody is investing , we have shortage of farmers , most farmers in the world are old men because it's been such a terrible business . All these agriculture and mining schools can be full of people because that's where the great professions are going to be , farming is going to be one of the greatest businesses sectors professions of the next thirty years , go get yourself a mining degree if you do not want to be a farmer because that's where the great fortunes are going to be made in the next ten twenty thirty years The paper shelving on Wall Street and the City of London is finished , throughout history we had major shifts , we had periods where the financial community has been at the center of the world we also had long periods where agriculture or mining the people who produce real goods have been at the center of the world , we are now in a period of gigantic shift where we are shifting from Wall street financial ties to the people who produce the real goods and for the next twenty thirty years it is going to be those people who are going to be in charge
Jim Rogers started trading the stock market with $600 in 1968.In 1973 he formed the Quantum Fund with the legendary investor George Soros before retiring, a multi millionaire at the age of 37. Rogers and Soros helped steer the fund to a miraculous 4,200% return over the 10 year span of the fund while the S&P 500 returned just 47%.
Jim Rogers "the 19th century was the century of the UK , the 20th century was the century of the US , the 21 st century is going to be the century of China "