Jim Rogers, known for the 4,200% gain he and partner George Soros secured over a decade in the 1970s, told a Barron’s interviewer that he sees a significant bear market coming. “In America we’ve had economic setbacks every 4 to 7 years since the beginning of the Republic and chances are that we’re certainly getting closer to being due . . . and the next bear market is going to be worse than most… Read More
While oil has again been plunging, commodities guru Jim Rogers says he wouldn’t start buying oil – yet.
Commodities guru Jim Rogers says that the Federal Reserve’s loose money policies will end in disaster, but that for now investors shouldn’t fight the Fed. “While madness is going on, you might as well play the madness,” Rogers tells FOX Business Network. “But be aware it’s madness. Be aware that you better get out before everybody else. because when it stops and this artificial sea of liquidity dries up, boy … it’s going to be… Read More
Jim Rogers isn’t selling his stocks yet, but he thinks that the U.S. market is heading for a ‘catastrophe’ at some point in the not-so-distant future. “This is the first time in recorded history that we have every major central bank in the world printing money, so the world is floating on an artificial sea of liquidity,” Rogers tells CNBC. “Well, the artificial sea is going to disappear someday, and when it does, the catastrophe… Read More
Top strategist Jim Rogers says the economy is shifting from one that is driven by the financial sector to one that will be driven by commodities. Rogers tells CNBC that farming will be a “fantastic” place to be going forward. He also says he owns stocks in Japan and a few other places, though he doesn’t like Japan’s recent currency debasing efforts. Rogers is short long-term government bonds, but he says he’s not sure that… Read More
Jim Rogers says bonds are in a bubble, and that investors should own hard assets because of the Federal Reserve’s massive quantitative easing efforts — which he says are continuing. “I am not short bonds yet but I plan to be short bonds,” Rogers tells FOX Business Network. “My view is buying U.S. government bonds at this stage is a terrible mistake; it is one of the few bubbles left in the world. If the… Read More
Jim Rogers says that European countries are still avoiding their main problems — too much spending and too much debt. He tells Bloomberg that proposed solutions to the Eurozone crisis that don’t address those issues may make markets rally in the short term, but won’t solve the long-term issues. Rogers also questions whether the Euro currency will make it another 10 years. He says he’s shorting European stocks, American tech stocks, and emerging market stocks,… Read More
Commodities guru Jim Rogers says that Europe should let Greece default on its debt, and that the U.S. Federal Reserve needs to stop printing money, or else risk creating another serious financial crisis. Rogers tells Bloomberg that history shows the longer one delays dealing with a debt crisis, the more trouble it creates. He opposes further Greece bailouts, saying they are really bailouts of banks from France, Germany, and other countries that made bad loans… Read More
“Commodities King” Jim Rogers says commodities are a better place to be than stocks right now. Rogers says that, while stocks will rise or fall with the economy, commodities should do well whether the recovery continues or not. He’s particularly high on agricultural stocks, as well as gold and silver.
Commodities guru Jim Rogers says the market’s recent stumble is part of an overdue but normal correction. “It’s time for a sell-off, and we’re having it,” he tells Bloomberg. He says investors should be very careful, and he predicts more currency turmoil in 2010 and 2011. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2RAIaudiTQ]