JIM ROGERS

JIM ROGERS

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Jim Rogers Joins Board of Directors of FAB Universal

by Business Wirevia The Motley Fool Jun 17th 2013 7:20PM
Updated Jun 17th 2013 11:00PM

International Financier Jim Rogers Joins Board of Directors of FAB Universal

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FAB Universal (NYSE MKT: FU), a worldwide distributor of digital entertainment, today announced that international financier and Quantum Fund co-founder, Jim Rogers, was named to the board of directors of FAB Universal today.

Mr. Rogers, just returning from a special visit to FAB's Beijing offices where he inspected FAB's wholesale, retail, kiosk, talent management and live performance businesses, has stressed on many occasions his long-term belief in the digital media and entertainment industry in China. Mr. Rogers is a regular on Fox Business News, CNBC and Bloomberg TV and a renowned author penning several top sellers including A Bull in China and A Gift to My Children.

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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%.





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

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 "