Titel: Adventure Capitalist
Autoren/Herausgeber: Jim Rogers
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage
Born in 1942, Jim Rogers had his first job at age five,picking up bottles at baseball games. Winning a scholarship toYale, Rogers was coxswain on the crew. Upon graduation, he attendedBalliol College at Oxford. After a stint in the army, he began workon Wall Street. He cofounded the Quantum Fund, a global-investmentpartnership. During the next ten years, the portfolio gained morethan 4,000 percent, while the S&P rose less than 50 percent.Rogers then decided to retire - at age thirty-seven - but he didnot 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 WCBS and TheProfit Motive on FNN. At the same time, he laid the groundwork forhis lifelong dream, an around-the-world motorcycle trip: more than100,000 miles across six continents. That journey became thesubject of Rogers's first book, Investment Biker(1994), available from John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.
While laying plans for his Millennium Adventure 1999-2001,he continued as a media commentator at Worth, CNBC, et al., and asa sometime professor.
He now contributes to Fox News and others as he and Paigeeagerly await their first child.
He can be reached at www.jimrogers.com