Jim Rogers


Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets

  • Co-Founded the Quantum Fund with George Soros
  • Best-Selling Author of Several Books
  • Chairman at Rogers Holdings & Beeland Interests

About Jim

Jim Rogers is the best-selling author of several books, including Investment Biker: On the Road with Jim Rogers, Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip, Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World's Best Market, A Bull in China: Investing Profitably in the World's Greatest Market and his latest, Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets. He is an investor who has been chronicled in Jon Train's Money Masters of Our Time, Jack Schwager's Market Wizards, and other books. After apprenticing with Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder in the early 1970s, Mr. Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund, a global-investment partnership. During the next ten years, the portfolio gained more than 4,000%, while the S&P rose less than 50%. He retired at 37 and has since then continued to manage his own portfolio, served as professor of finance at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and appeared as a regular commentator and columnist in various media. Mr. Rogers has been frequently featured in Time, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Barron's, Forbes, Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and most publications dealing with the economy or finance.

Jim's Articles

Renowned investor and Columbus Business School Faculty member Jim Rogers has been cautioning investors that the amount of debt in the United States will continue to accumulate beyond $21 trillion, leading him to conclude that the U.S. currency isn’t a sound investment. 
Although he loves the country, food, and people, legendary investor Jim Rogers outlines the reasons why he doesn't think it's a good idea to invest in India.
While gold has had a rough time this year, it doesn't matter, as legendary investor Jim Rogers is keeping his gold holdings and he shares his reasons why.
Legendary investor Jim Rogers shares the countries, sectors, stocks, and markets he's investing in these days and the rationale behind his decisions.

Jim's Videos

At MoneyShow San Francisco, investing legend Jim Rogers and Mark Skousen on global demographics, Asia birth rates, the China one-child policy & the aging population. I am still bullish on Asia.
At MoneyShow San Francisco, Jim Rogers talks with another investing legend Mark Skousen about Jim's new ETF, Rogers AI Global Macro ETF (BIKR) and the US bull market amid global declines.
Jim Rogers first made a name for himself with his Quantum hedge fund, which he co-founded in 1970. Since his retirement at age 37, he has managed his own portfolio, served as professor of finance at Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and authored several books. This keynote is designed to bring you the latest intelligence available, so you can identify and profit from the opportunities in todays markets. The knowledge you gain by attending this session can help you make better investing or trading decisions tomorrow.

Jim's Books

Jim Rogers

Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World's Best Market

Before Jim Rogers hit the road to write his bestselling books Investment Biker and Adventure Capitalist, he was one of the world’s most successful investors. He cofounded the Quantum Fund and made so much money that he never needed to work again. Yet despite his success, Rogers has never written a book of practical investment advice–until now.
Jim Rogers

A Gift to my Children: A Father's Lessons for Life and Investing

When I was a boy, my father often pulled me aside to convey lessons intended to build what we generally refer to as "
Jim Rogers

Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets

Jim Rogers, whose entertaining accounts of his travels around the world--studying the markets from Russia to Singapore from the ground up--has enthralled readers, investors and Wall Street aficionados for decades. In his engaging memoir Street Smarts, Rogers offers pithy commentary from a lifetime of adventure, from his early years growing up a naïve kid in Demopolis, Alabama, to his fledgling career on Wall Street, to his cofounding of the wildly successful Quantum Fun