Professional trader James Beeland Rogers, Jr., or more popularly known as Jim Rogers, was a leading investor and professional trader, author, analyst, and commentator in various well-known investment media. Rogers, who is also a big fan of motorcycles, has been early retirement at the age of 37 years. Along with the legendary trader Geoge Soros, Rogers co-founded Quantum Fund that managed to earn profit 4200% within ten years.
The name Jim Rogers is also recorded in the Guinness Book of World list Recordssebanyak 2 times for a record round-the-world motorcycle, first between 1990-1992 and 2 between 1999 and 2002. His adventures he writes in a book entitled ‘ Investment Biker ‘ and ‘ Adventure Capitalist, ‘which are both so best seller.
Trading Rogers relies more on fundamental factors. “I’ve worked with big names in the world of trading. I don’t know if I’ve learned from them. The best way to learn in the world of investment or trading is not doing anything until there’s something to be done. “said Jim Rogers, who is also chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc. and founder of the Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI).
Jim Rogers was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, in 1942, and like her, she began learning the business from the age of 5 years by selling peanuts. After graduating in history from Yale University, Rogers was working on Wall Street at Dominick brokerage & Dominick.
“I don’t know what the difference between a stock and a bond, even I don’t know what exactly is the existing business on Wall Street”, he recalls. Because interested in political influence against the market, Rogers continued his studies in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford University before he worked at the investment firm Arnhold and s. Bleichroder in 1970, where he met George Soros.
“Hey, you read my book ‘ Investment Biker ‘?” Trying to find ideas for investing doesn’t have to sit in front of a computer all day. Riding a motorbike and see the other worlds, many investment opportunities, such as in China … Yes, it’s me, but you might just be different. You can only enter in bond or trading in the forex market. Enter the market, then leave. Wait until something happens. If you enter the forex market, you will be sensitive to financial market news, isn’t it so? “, says Jim Rogers, who also authors remain in The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Fortune, Forbes, Barron’s, Bloomberg and CNBC that.
After retiring young and ride a motorcycle around the world since 2007, Jim Rogers and the family settled in Singapore and remain in control of all his investments and portfolio companies. Also, I received the title of Professor in finance from Columbia University School of Business, USA. His views on various economic theories also received an award from the Austrian School of Economics. About his Hijra to Singapore, Rogers said that Asia is very potential, and now is an excellent time to make investments in Asia.
“If you’re smart enough in the year 1807 you will proceed to London, if you wanted a business in 1907 you will be moving to New York, and if you wanted to invest in 2007 you would be living in Asia,” he said.
What’s his advice for the beginner investor or trader? “Oh, if I will wait until there is money somewhere, and should I do just went and took the money. While waiting, I didn’t do anything. The loss of their shouted: I have lost, I need to get that money back. … Wrong, it’s the crazy thoughts. They are supposed to do sitting sweetly until they find something. “, said Jim Rogers.