Jim Rogers: The Fed Has ‘Not Done Nearly Enough’

The Deep Dive, Released on 1/19/23

Chatting with SmallCapSteve today is Jim Rogers, famed investor, financial specialist, and best-selling author. Jim has decades of investing experience so we cover plenty of ground with him today, beginning with what’s going on in China, Japan and its economy’s risks to the global economy, his outlook on the US dollar, as well as his read on inflation and why he thinks the Fed and the central bank have not done nearly enough. We also talk about how the internet has changed investing, crypto, and he also shares some trade ideas.

00:00 Introduction
00:31 China’s negative population growth
01:39 China reopening impact on commodities
02:28 Chinese real estate market
04:24 Japan’s risk to the global economy
05:33 Outlook on the US Dollar
06:25 Read on inflation
08:20 How has the internet changed investing?
10:20 Thoughts on crypto
12:53 Buying into bubbles
14:02 Trade ideas

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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Karl Graz

Hey, Jim…what are you doing here? Shouldn’t you be out somewhere learning to milk cows and drive a tractor?

I wonder if he still keeps in touch with his former colleague, America hater, George Soros? No one ever seems to ask good old boy Jim, that question. I guess it’s “off limits” if you ever want to do an interview again!