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Street Smarts

Adventures on the Road and in the Markets
Rogers, Jim (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Investment legend and bestselling author Rogers offers his insights on money and investing from a lifetime in the markets.
Authors: Rogers, Jim, 1942-
Title: Street smarts
adventures on the road and in the markets
Publisher: New York : Crown Business, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 258 p. ;,25 cm
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Portrait of the investor as a young man
Innocent abroad
On my own
Beating the bear market
Investment biker
The rise of commodities
Home on the Hudson
The largest debtor nation in history
"Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell"
Journey to the east
Nations of immigrants
Land of the free?
Crisis in paper money
No one has ever repealed the laws of supply and demand
The sun is rising in the east
Creative destruction
Summary: Investment legend and bestselling author Rogers offers his insights on money and investing from a lifetime in the markets.
ISBN: 0307986071
9780307986078
Statement of Responsibility: Jim Rogers
Subject Headings: Portfolio management Investment analysis Investments Rogers, Jim, 1942-
Topical Term: Portfolio management
Investment analysis
Investments
LCCN: 2012027063
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Mar 15, 2013
  • delfon rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

www.jimrogers.com Although not born to wealth, the author sure has taken up the cause of the one percenters, if there is such a thing? Not too many of us get to Oxford, or start with a reputable New York firm. Generalities abound, in this easy read, no references, yet we are expected to give credence to his beliefs, pronouncments etc.
He actively desparages America, and tells all, he is moving to Singapore (yet keeps a job at Columbia U.) -- Singapore is one of the most perverse nanay states known, with a represive, gallows using government focused on drivbing young people out of the island nation.....but lots of free stuff for this capitalist?
Entertaining at least. There's something for everyone; Liberal Arts grads will like his treatment of studies in philosophy and history, Politicians might not like him at all,
The skeptical reader is best left reading something else.

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