Jim Rogers On Why The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is So Secret

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the biggest trade deal in a decade and is on its way to being fast-tracked through the U.S. Congress, which if happens means no debate, no amendments. What makes TPP or Trans Pacific Partnership different? It stands out in size. Collectively the 12 TPP economies represent more than US$27 trillion in GDP. TPP track would yield global annual benefits of $295 billionBut it’s surrounded in secrecy. Singapore-based investor Jim Rogers, guest “In the NOW” show shares his views on the TTP and why it’s so secret.

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Jim Rogers is an American investor currently living in Singapore. Jim co-founded Quantum Fund in 1973 which performed very well and outperformed S&P by a very large margin. It gained 4200% over a 10 year period, while S&P only gained about 47% during the same period. In 1980, Mr. Rogers retired from his active roles in the Quantum Fund and became a part-time professor of financial matters at the Business School at Columbia. From 1989 to 1990, he was a moderator for both “Dreyfus Roundtable” (by WCBS) and Profit Motive. In 1998, he established the Rogers Int. Commodity Index, which had great success. Jim Rogers is also the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests.

 

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