Jim Rogers on China, Technology, and Global Finance

Hey China!, Released on 9/25/20 (Recorded on 9/7/20)

Consistently bullish on China, Mr. Rogers spoke with us amidst the global coronavirus pandemic about the on-going trade war and tech war between the US and China, the stimulus, and the future of global trade and finance. With Huawei at the center of the global technology competition, Mr. Rogers sheds wisdom, drawn from history, on the shifts of global technological leadership over the modern Industrial Era. He believes that the best approach is to welcome global technological competition and for countries to continue to open up, including America and China. Drawing lessons from the abysmal 1930s, he warned against the rise of isolationism and protectionism, spoke out against the relentless money printing by central banks, shared his optimism about China, discarded the idea that TikTok constitutes a security or privacy threat.

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.

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