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Street Smarts

Street Smarts

Publisher : Random House USA Inc
SKU: 9780307986078
R 445,00
R 378,25
Investment legend and bestselling author Rogers offers his insights on money and investing from a lifetime in the markets. Regarded as one of most astute investors Wall Street has ever produced, his insights are not to be missed.
Jim Rogers didn't grow up with a silver spoon in his mouth. A naive kid from Demopolis, Alabama, Rogers had a restless curiosity to experience the world.In his entertaining and enlightening new book, Street Smarts, he takes us through the highlights of his life spent in the financial markets, from his early years at Yale and Oxford, to his first taste of Wall Street in the late 1960s. With George Soros, he cofounded the Quantum Fund, and as a result of its extraordinary success, was able to retire at the age of 37.Since then he has traveled the world seeing firsthand how revolutions in Chile affect coffee prices in Iowa, and how shortages of copper in Africa affect electricity brownouts in Ohio. In an engaging and story driven narrative, Rogers, bestselling author of Investment Biker, Adventure Capitalist, Hot Commodities and A Bull in China, offers his often surprising observations and lessons on how the financial world works. He explains why Asia will be the dominant economic force in the 21st century; why America and Europe are in decline; and what we need to do to right our economy. The age of Wall Street, when finance drove 25% of America's growth, is ov
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780307986078
Publisher Random House USA Inc
Contributor By (author) Jim Rogers
Publication Date 2013-02-05
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 272
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 241 X 160 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 474
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Jim Rogers didn't grow up with a silver spoon in his mouth. A naive kid from Demopolis, Alabama, Rogers had a restless curiosity to experience the world.In his entertaining and enlightening new book, Street Smarts, he takes us through the highlights of his life spent in the financial markets, from his early years at Yale and Oxford, to his first taste of Wall Street in the late 1960s. With George Soros, he cofounded the Quantum Fund, and as a result of its extraordinary success, was able to retire at the age of 37.Since then he has traveled the world seeing firsthand how revolutions in Chile affect coffee prices in Iowa, and how shortages of copper in Africa affect electricity brownouts in Ohio. In an engaging and story driven narrative, Rogers, bestselling author of Investment Biker, Adventure Capitalist, Hot Commodities and A Bull in China, offers his often surprising observations and lessons on how the financial world works. He explains why Asia will be the dominant economic force in the 21st century; why America and Europe are in decline; and what we need to do to right our economy. The age of Wall Street, when finance drove 25% of America's growth, is ov
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780307986078
Publisher Random House USA Inc
Contributor By (author) Jim Rogers
Publication Date 2013-02-05
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 272
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 241 X 160 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 474
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