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    9th Annual Forecasting Event - An Evening with Jim Rogers

    February 06, 2013
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway
    Atlanta, GA 30339
    http://www.cobbenergycentre.com/  Directions

    Tickets

    $75.00 Member Fee

    $125.00 Guest Fee

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT - NO ONSITE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE

     

    Special Thanks to our Sponsors!

    Diamond - ING USA  

      Gold - iShares by BlackRock & RBS

    Silver - Aberdeen Asset Management, Invesco Powershares, Liquidnet, Morningstar, State Street Global Advisors, Vanguard and WisdomTree Asset Management

     

    5:30 pm until 6:30 pm for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

    6:30 pm until 7:00 pm for Dinner

    7:00 pm until 9:00 pm for an Evening with Jim Rogers

    Jim Rogers, a native of Demopolis, Alabama, is an author, financial commentator, adventurer, and successful international investor.  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, The Business Times, The Straits Times and many media outlets worldwide.  He has also appeared as a regular commentator and columnist in various media and has been a professor at Columbia University.

    After attending Yale and Oxford University, Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund, a global-investment partnership.  During the next 10 years, the portfolio gained 4200%, while the S&P rose less than 50%.  Rogers then decided to retire – at age 37.  Continuing to manage his own portfolio, Rogers kept busy serving as a professor of finance at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and, in 1989 and 1990, as the moderator of WCBS's 'The Dreyfus Roundtable' and FNN's 'The Profit Motive with Jim Rogers'.

    In 1990-1992, Rogers fulfilled his lifelong dream: motorcycling 100,000 miles across six continents, a feat that landed him in the Guinness Book of World Records.  As a private investor, he constantly analyzed the countries through which he traveled for investment ideas.  He chronicled his one-of-a-kind journey in Investment Biker: On the Road with Jim Rogers.  Jim also embarked on a Millennium Adventure in 1999.  He traveled for 3 years on his round-the-world, Guinness World Record journey. It was his 3rd Guinness Record.  Passing through 116 countries, he covered more than 245,000 kilometers, which he recounted in his book Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip.  His book, Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably In The World's Best Market, was published in 2004.  His recent book A Bull in China describes his experiences in China as well as the changes and opportunities there. His latest book is A Gift to My Children.


     Jeffrey Albert Tucker is the executive editor of Laissez Faire Books. He is past editorial vice president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and past editor for the institute's website, Mises.org. Tucker is also an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and an Acton University faculty member. 

    Tucker compiled an annotated bibliography of the works of Henry Hazlitt, entitled Henry Hazlitt: Giant For Liberty, which is now in print. A Foundation for Economic Education review described the book, which "includes citations of a novel, works on literary criticism, treatises on economics and moral philosophy, several edited volumes, some 16 other books and many chapters in books, plus articles, commentaries, and reviews," as "an apt eulogy of Henry Hazlitt."

    As a writer, Tucker has contributed scholarly efforts and humorous essays to LewRockwell.com, Mises.org and elsewhere. Examples of the latter essays include his defense of morning drinking, his advice on "How to Dress Like a Man",his attack on shaving cream, and his admiration for the speedy-service haircut. He is a criticof the Grameen Bank which, along with its founder Muhammad Yunus, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006.

    Tucker was editor of Mises.org from 1997 until late 2011 when he was hired by Addison Wiggin as executive editor of Laissez Faire Books. 

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