Jim Rogers : you can go down with the ship on air somewhere else now with the computers and the internet , i am in Singapore and you and I are having a perfectly confident and civilized conversation that's not the reason I left I am sure it really had some factor , no I have two little girls they are speaking mandarin because I am convinced the best gift that I can give my children is to know perfect mandarin Chinese and to know Asia , i couldn't do that in New York , I love New York you know I am still an American citizen still an American tax payer but I want to raise my children in the 21st century , I do not like what's happening in America I hate it whenever I have to fly to America I am always a little bit worried because I know I have to go throw the American customs American immigrations and I am an American citizen , I am going to have to go with the TSA , I am always worried about that , so you should listen to your wife she is right it's getting worse it's not getting better but Alex I am here for my kids , a lot of people moved to different school districts or different places where they can have better music teacher or football coach or whatever , I am in Asia to bring my children to the 21st century , many people moved for their kids , I have moved for my kids .....- in The Alex Jones show
Who is Jim Rogers ?
James "Jim" Rogers was born in Oct. 19, 1942 and grew up in Demopolis, Alabama .Jim Rogers started trading the stock market with $600 in 1968.In 1973 he formed the Quantum Fund with the legendry 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%. They ran what is considered to be one of the first truly global macro hedge funds. . In 1964 he got his first job on Wall Street at Dominick & Dominick in the summer between high school and Yale University, that's how he got his first experience with stocks and bonds. He immediately fell in love with the job. After Oxford, he returned to the U.S. and joined the army in 1970 he returned to Wall Street, working again with Dominick & Dominick. That same year he joined Arnold S. Bleichroeder, where he met George Soros, and together founded the Quantum Fund. This has opened a new era of global macrotrading and inspired numerous imitations and spin-offs. In the book "Money Masters of Our Time," Jim Rogers writes about that time "the most important thing in my life was work. I did not do anything until I had completed my work." To emphasize this professional ethic , it is good to remember that he did not made any holiday for ten years. In 1980, Jim Rogers has decided to "retire" at 37 years. Since then he has spent much of his time traveling and supporting the causes of philanthropic and taking on many high profile roles in the media. However, he continues to be an active investor and media commentator