Titel: A Bull in China
Autoren/Herausgeber: Jim Rogers
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage
Born on October 19, 1942, Jim Rogers had his first job at age five,picking up bottles at baseball games. After growing up inDemopolis, Alabama, he won a scholarship to Yale. Upon graduation,he attended Balliol College at Oxford where he earned his firstGuinness record as coxswain of the crew. After a stint in the army,he began work on Wall Street. He co-founded the Quantum Fund, aglobal investment partnership. During the 1970s, the portfoliogained 4,200 percent, while the S&P rose less than 47 percent.Rogers then decided to retire--at age thirty-seven--buthe did not remain idle.
Continuing to manage his own portfolio, Rogers served as aprofessor of finance at the Columbia University Graduate School ofBusiness and as moderator of The Dreyfus Roundtable on WCBSand The Profit Motive on FNN. At the same time, he laid thegroundwork for his lifelong dream, an around-the-world motorcycletrip: more than 100,000 miles across six continents, his secondGuinness record. That journey became the subject of Rogers'sfirst book, Investment Biker (1994).
Rogers's Millennium Adventure 1999-2001, his thirdGuinness record, took him and his wife through 116 countries,through half of the world's 30 civil wars, and over 152,000miles. His second book, Adventure Capitalist, chronicledthat incredible journey.
Now a contributor to Fox News and other news and print outlets,he has recently moved to Asia with his wife and daughter.
He can be reached at www.jimrogers.com.