Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers

By Jim Rogers

Mythical investor Jim Rogers offers us his view of the global on a twenty-two-month, fifty-two-country motorbike odyssey in his bestselling business/adventure booklet, Investment Biker, which has already bought greater than 200,000 copies.

Before you make investments one other greenback wherever on the earth (including the United States), learn this ebook by way of the guy Time journal calls “the Indiana Jones of finance.”

Jim Rogers turned a Wall road legend whilst he co-founded the Quantum Fund. Investment Biker is the attention-grabbing tale of Rogers’s worldwide motorbike journey/investing journey, with hardheaded suggestion at the present country and destiny course of foreign economies that may consultant and encourage traders drawn to international markets.

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