People have tried the gold standard many times. It has always in the end
been abused by politicians. They cheat the public, they start cutting
back on it, they abandon the gold standard. It might work for a while,
but nothing has ever lasted forever. So we can try the gold standard but
it will not work. It has never worked before for any long period of
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%.