Summary of A Gift to My Children
Copyright © 2009 by Beeland Interests, Inc.
Published by arrangement with The Random House Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc.
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This short bestseller by Jim Rogers, one of the world’s most renowned investors, is in the form of a letter offering personal guidance and investment advice to his two young daughters. Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund with his partner, George Soros, and established a reputation as an authority on economics, investing and markets. In his 60s, he married for the second time and became a father. In this book – written in first person from “your father” with a slight, sweet undertone of talking down to the children’s level – he tells his daughters many anecdotes about his experiences to illustrate old-fashioned nuggets of fatherly guidance. He recommends saving money, cultivating good habits, working hard, studying and thinking about the future. getAbstract suggests this book to anyone – including those two fortunate little girls – who would welcome a few paternal life-lessons, some good inside-business stories and a side dish of investment advice.
About the Author
Jim Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund with George Soros. He wrote A Bull in China, Hot Commodities, Adventure Capitalist and Investment Biker. He has been a professor of finance at Columbia University’s business school and is a media commentator.
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4 years agoVery good...TY GetAbstract.
7 years agoFrom what I've seen in recent interviews of Jim Rogers on youtube, he has changed his investment opionions a little bit. He currently seems to be bullish on the agricultural sector.