And there are many people who listen to Jim Rogers. His first two books flew off the shelves like hotcakes. Everybody listens to him, everybody agrees with him, but still nobody follows his advice. While we were away, the dot-com bubble went bang.
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And there are many people who listen to Jim Rogers. His first two books flew off the shelves like hotcakes. Everybody listens to him, everybody agrees with him, but still nobody follows his advice. While we were away, the dot-com bubble went bang. I tried to be kind. The dollar snapped back with gusto, sending gold and silver tumbling. In recent weeks, the short side of the dollar has become a very crowded trade.
The stock market suffered mild losses, pushing the Dow down 49 points on the week, to close at 10, Bonds, on the other hand, were very strong…year yields fell by 11 basis points, while year yields declined Despite the muted response to his advice, Jim persists in spreading the word about commodities.
Rogers covers the fundamental case for commodities, explains how supply and demand interact with price cycles, and explores the peculiarities of each product. Of course not. Outstanding Investments is a newsletter devoted entirely to commodities. The current recommedation is taken from the energy sector.
Did you know there may be enough oil to last for the next years — on this continent? There is a second alternative. If you really want to turbo-charge your commodity profits, you might think about Kevin Kerr. Per your recommendation, I sold 9 of the coffee contracts on Nov. I continue to hold the remaining 11 contracts and have enjoyed further appreciation on those contracts.
Since the invention of the printing press, a new paper dollar or franc can be brought out at negligible cost. Nor does it cost much to increase the money supply by a factor of 10 or — simply add zeros. It may seem obvious, but adding zeros does not add value.
All that is sheer nonsense. Due to years of unimaginable credit excesses and resulting monumental imbalances, the U. The episode taught me a lot. Remember that nobody accepts randomness in his own success, only his failure. And I am here to tell you that if you think that the simmering, constant inflation since has been a replication of the stability of a gold standard, or even a reasonable facsimile, or a rough approximation, or even a vague resemblance, then you are lying right though your stupid teeth!
People had to improvise. Within the next two decades, by every reasonable projection, computers will match human brains and then rapidly outstrip us.
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Bleichroder , where he worked with George Soros. In , Rogers decided to "retire", and spent some of his time traveling on a motorcycle around the world. Since then, he has been a guest professor of finance at the Columbia Business School. He tells of his adventures and worldwide investments in Investment Biker, a bestselling book.
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