The Economic Times, Released on 1/20/21
“One should only invest in what s/he knows about. Do not listen to hot tips, or me. Everybody wants hot tips. Those would bankrupt you, ruin you,” the American investor and financial commentator said during an interaction with Shiv Sehgal, President and Co-Head of the Institutional Clients Group at Edelweiss Global Investment Advisors, at the ETMarkets Global Summit 2021.
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.