Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Jim Rogers, Jim Rickards, and More... The Great Repression Conference - Highlights Reel
Jim Rogers, Creator of the Rogers International Commodities Index and Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc. Author of Adventure Capitalist, Hot Commodities, A Bull in China, A Father’s Lesson for Life and Investing and Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets. Greg Canavan, Founder and editor of Crisis & Opportunity Kim Iskyan, Founder of Truewealth Publishing and editor of Asian Investment Daily. Matt Hibbard, Editor of Total Income and Options Trader Sam Volkering, Editor of Australian Small-Cap Investigator, Revolutionary Tech Investor, and Microcap Trader Phil Anderson, Author of The Secret Life of Real Estate and Banking Editor of Cycles, Trends and Forecasts and Time Trader Senator David Leyonhjelm, Australian Senator Jim Rickards, Author of Currency Wars, The Death of Money, The Big Drop and strategist for Strategic Intelligence and Currency Wars Trader.
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