Magazine March 8, 2010, Issue

Jim Shrugged

Jim Rogers (China Photos/Getty)
An American capitalist seeks profits, and a future for his children, in Asia

So Jim Rogers is trying to convince me that I should relocate to Korea, marry a nice local girl, become a farmer, and teach our kids Chinese while waiting for the imminent Korean reunification, which will make me rich, rich, rich. He’s not kidding. (I’m thinking about it.) Rogers, the gazillionaire investor and adventurer, has followed his own advice: He decamped for Singapore a few years ago and crackles with paternal pride when bragging about his daughters’ Mandarin: “They’re six and two, so they’re not reciting Shakespeare in Chinese, but both of my daughters are perfectly fluent — they have

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