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Jim Rogers

Writer
Male
Born Oct 19, 1942
Age 73
Hometown Baltimore, Maryland
Alma Mater Universitas Yalen...
Other Names James Beeland Rogers

James Beeland Rogers, Jr. is an American investor and author. He is currently based in Singapore. Rogers is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc. He was the co-founder of the Quantum Fund with George Soros and creator of the Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI). Rogers is an outspoken proponent of the free market, but he does not consider himself a member of any school of thought.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1942 Birth Born on October 19, 1942.

TWENTIES

1964 21 Years Old He got his first job on Wall Street, at Dominick & Dominick, after graduating with a bachelor's degree in History from Yale University in 1964.
1966 23 Years Old Rogers then acquired a second BA degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University in 1966.
1970 27 Years Old In 1970, Rogers joined investment bank Arnhold and S. Bleichroder, where he worked with George Soros.

THIRTIES

1973 30 Years Old In 1973, Soros and Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund. … Read More
1980 37 Years Old In 1980, Rogers decided to "retire", and spent some of his time traveling on a motorcycle around the world. … Read More

FORTIES

1989 46 Years Old In 1989 and 1990, Rogers was the moderator of WCBS' The Dreyfus Roundtable and FNN's The Profit Motive with Jim Rogers.
1990 47 Years Old From 1990 to 1992, he traveled through China again, as well as around the world, on motorcycle, over 100,000 miles (160,000 km) across six continents, which was picked up in the Guinness Book of World Records. … Read More

FIFTIES

1998 55 Years Old In 1998, Rogers founded the Rogers International Commodity Index. In 2007, the index and its three sub-indices were linked to exchange-traded notes under the banner ELEMENTS. … Read More
1999 56 Years Old Between January 1, 1999 and January 5, 2002, Rogers did another Guinness World Record journey through 116 countries, covering 245,000 kilometers with his wife, Paige Parker, in a custom-made Mercedes. … Read More
2002 59 Years Old 1 More Event
On his return in 2002, Rogers became a regular guest on Fox News' Cavuto on Business and other financial TV shows.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2005 62 Years Old In 2005, Rogers wrote Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World's Best Market. … Read More
2007 64 Years Old 1 More Event
In December 2007, Rogers sold his mansion in New York City for about 16 million USD and moved to Singapore. … Read More
2008 65 Years Old 1 More Event
In a CNBC interview with Maria Bartiromo broadcast on May 5, 2008, Rogers said that people in China are extremely motivated and driven, and he wants to be in that type of environment, so his daughters are motivated and driven. … Read More
2009 66 Years Old His latest book, A Gift To My Children, contains lessons in life for his daughters as well as investment advice and was published in 2009.
2010 67 Years Old On November 4, 2010, speaking at Oxford University’s Balliol College, Rogers urged students to scrap career plans for Wall Street or the City, London’s financial district, and to study agriculture and mining instead. “The power is shifting again from the financial centers to the producers of real goods. … Read More
2011 68 Years Old In February 2011 Rogers announced that he has started a new index fund which focuses on "the top companies in agriculture, mining, metals and energy sectors as well as those in the alternative energy space including solar, wind and hydro." … Read More
2012 69 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2012 he remarked during an interview with Forbes Magazine that "there’s going to be a huge shift in American society, American culture, in the places where one is going to get rich. … Read More
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