Jim Rogers: This is how to survive ‘a lot of pain’ ahead, reveals ‘cheapest’ assets

Kitco News, Released on 1/4/23

Jim Rogers, Co-Founder of the Quantum Fund and Chairman of Rogers Holdings, reflects on his life experience as a successful investor, including during the tumultuous inflation of the 1970s, and the lessons he learned. He also discusses central banking, commodities, Chinese economic growth, and motorcycles with David Lin, Anchor and Producer at Kitco News.

0:00 – Market strategy
2:17 – Rogers’s life experiences
5:26 – The rise of Asia
9:32 – U.S. debt and growth
14:16 – Inflation and Fed policy
17:51 – War likelihood
19:43 – Outlook for 2023
23:02 – Losing money and past mistakes
26:05 – Understanding the market
29:54 – Cheapest assets
31:17 – Venture capital
32:03 – Investing regrets
34:00 – Shorting the British pound
34:50 – World superpower in 2050
35:57 – Favorite motorcycle and EVs
37:40 – Elon Musk

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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