Hot Commodities

Submitted by Book Library on 25 June, 2010 - 14:54

This is a limited supply copy of the hardcover book personally autographed by the author. Get your copy of this collectible item, autographed by the legendary Jim Rogers himself! Rogers has a knack for storytelling and drawing the reader in. This is a bargain book and quantities are limited.

You’ll finish Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World's Best Market feeling as though you, too, have spun around the globe. A terrific read…Rogers has some extraordinary experiences and he relates them well. well–written and interesting which has provided me with valuable insights.

Positive Review Of Book

Jim Rogers' book is surprisingly similar in tone to those breathless radio ads inviting you to "invest now" in petroleum futures because bad weather in the northeast is sure to cause a shortage of heating oil. But, Rogers backs up his enthusiasm - dare one say exuberance? - with facts. His record as co-founder of the Quantum Fund speaks for itself. Of course, it doesn't take an advanced degree to figure out that as China continues its inevitable lumbering jog toward economic hegemony, its appetite for commodities will become insatiable. Hearing it from someone with Rogers' track record, however, gives it immediacy.

Rogers seems to be talking to the general investing public, which may explain the awkward chapters that detour through commodity investment basics, but he heads for more advanced territory soon enough. As the founder of the "The Rogers Raw Materials Index Fund," he would probably relish a run on commodities. That said, Rogers makes a convincing case, and we strongly recommend his book to those looking to diversify into commodities.

Negative Review Of Book

Everyone praises Jim Rogers. And despite that the general trend of what he says is correct, he is very often wrong. For example, i remember when he said in 1986 that there will never be another Democratic President ever again, because the party will self-destruct itself. He was also very negative on Russia, only to see Russian ETFs charge higher and higher.

If you truly want to learn how to trade and time the markets in commodities, you should consider buying the books of Linda Raschke and Toby Crabel. They trade for a living and currently run successful hedge funds. Their writings are almost out of print at this point, but you may be able to find it on Ebay or Amazon.

Author Biography

JIM ROGERS entered the investment business in 1968 with $600 dollars in his pocket. By 1980, aged 37, he had left Wall Street with enough money to satisfy a lifelong appetite for adventure. He has been chronicled in Jon Train’s Money Masters of Our Time, Jack Schwager’s Market Wizards, and other books.

He has been frequently featured in Time, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Barron’s, Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and most publications dealing with the economy or finance. He has also appeared as a regular commentator and columnist in various media and has been a visiting professor at Columbia University. He is the author of two successful trade books: Investment Biker, and Adventure Capitalist.

Table of Contents

  1. The Next New Thing Is - Things
  2. But…
  3. Stepping up to Commodities
  4. Stepping into the Commodities Market
  5. Notes from the Wild, Wild East
  6. Goodbye, Cheap Oil
  7. Gold - Mystique vs. Fundamentals
  8. A Heavy Metal with the Potential to be a High Flyer
  9. Searching for the Next Sugar High
  10. Can Coffee Perk Up?

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