If there’s one investing theme that won’t go away, it’s China. The world’s third-largest economy and one of the fastest-growing economies, the biggest consumer market on the planet, the largest holder of U.S. government debt, and the driving force behind most commodities markets. As for equities — if they’re selling in Shanghai tonight, you can bet the Dow will be lower tomorrow.
Its economic clout is more prominent than ever, a year after the financial meltdown began and 60 years after the Communist Party took power. How can you capitalize on it?
Ask Jim Rogers, renowned investor and co-founder of the Quantum Fund with George Soros. Send in your questions by 8 a.m. (ET) Tuesday, October 6th. We’ll be calling him and asking him to answer as many as he can, and we’ll post his replies on the morning of Wednesday, October 7th. Please note that we will be focusing on investing in China, rather than other investing topics.
Mr. Rogers, a native of Demopolis, Alabama, is an author, financial commentator and successful international investor who has also been a visiting professor at Columbia University. After attending Yale and Oxford University, Mr. Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund with George Soros. During the next 10 years in the 1970s, the portfolio gained 4200 per cent, while the S&P rose less than 50 per cent. Mr. Rogers then decided to retire — at age 37.
Jim Rogers has taught finance at Columbia University’s business school and is a media commentator worldwide. He is the author of Adventure Capitalist, Investment Biker, Hot Commodities, A Gift to My Children, and A Bull in China. See his website.