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