Thursday, June 9, 2011

The commodities boom

“I do [see the boom continuing], but we have a shortage of agriculture (in the US and the UK), farming has been a disaster. Unless something happens quickly food prices will go up. Somebody has to invest in agriculture, the average age of farmers in America is 58 yrs old.”


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Jim Rogers is a bestselling author, financial commentator and sucessful international investor. Rogers was a co-founder of the Quantum Fund (considered to be the first truly international fund of its kind) and is the creator of the Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI).

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