The Derivative by RCM Alternatives, Released on 3/4/21
00:00-01:52 = Intro
01:53-15:18 = An Extraordinary Background
15:19-39:48 = COMMODITIES: Indexes, Energies & China
39:49-59:25 = Money Printing, Simple Observations & Global Debt Reset
59:26-01:06:48 = Now & Then: Comparing & Contrasting Commodities
01:06:49-01:16:26 = Favorites
The king of Commodities has entered The Derivative ring. You know his name, you’ve read his books, you’ve probably utilized his index, and now you’re listening to him in this most recent podcast episode. Jim Rogers is an American investor and financial commentator and was there at the start of the Quantum Fund and Soros Fund Management. In today’s episode, we’re talking with Jim about peanut sales, commodity supercycles, global debt reset, creation of the RICI, reweighting for renewables, commodities vs commodity companies, Jim’s ability to identify the next world trend, Guinness Book of World Records, Chinese commodities, preferring shares of Google over Gold, potential of innovation outpacing demand, Hot Commodities 1998 vs 2021, cross country trips, probability of a Chinese supercycle, and Jim’s thoughts about the next bear market and market dislocation being the worst we’ve ever seen.
Jim Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund with George Soros in 1973, helping to steer the fund to a 4200% return before “retiring” at age 37. He is considered to be one of the greatest investors of all time. Rogers has made two record-setting journeys – once by motorcycle and once by car – and is in the Guinness Book of World Records for doing so. In between his frequent travels, he has served as a professor at Columbia University, started his own commodity index and is a frequent media commentator worldwide. Rogers has also authored six books. He currently lives in Singapore with his family. Jim has authored a half dozen books, including: Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers (NYTimes Bestseller), Adventure Capitalist, Hot Commodities (NYTimes Bestseller), A Bull in China, A Gift to My Children, and most recently, Street Smarts.