By Jim Rogers
Mythical investor Jim Rogers provides us his view of the global on a twenty-two-month, fifty-two-country motorbike odyssey in his bestselling business/adventure ebook, Investment Biker, which has already offered greater than 200,000 copies.
Before you make investments one other buck wherever on this planet (including the United States), learn this booklet via the fellow Time journal calls “the Indiana Jones of finance.”
Jim Rogers grew to become a Wall road legend while he co-founded the Quantum Fund. Investment Biker is the attention-grabbing tale of Rogers’s worldwide bike journey/investing journey, with hardheaded suggestion at the present country and destiny path of foreign economies that might advisor and encourage traders drawn to overseas markets.
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