When Things Go Wrong, I Want Gold in the Closet and Silver Under the Bed: Jim Rogers

Commodity Culture, Released on 8/31/22

Legendary investor and best-selling author Jim Rogers joins the show to give his overview on the commodities markets and explains why most investors have too simplistic of a view when it comes to gold and silver. Jim points out that precious metals tend to fall along with the broader markets in a crash, but they do provide real security over the long run.

00:00 Introduction
00:25 How Did Jim Start Investing?
01:17 What Drew Jim to Commodities?
02:25 Investing in Agriculture
04:54 Investing in Emerging Markets
06:34 Gold & Silver
10:14 Energy Crisis
11:56 Energy Producing Commodities
12:52 Opportunity in Asia
14:19 Commodities Supercycle
16:43 Inflation
18:14 Investor Psychology

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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