John Rogers

John Rogers – Two Long Ideas – Slow and Steady Wins the Race @Invest For Kids 2018

Stay tuned for more from Invest For Kids 10th Anniversary Conference which took place on October 24, 2018 in Chicago. All content will be posted at this link and in our Q3 letters archive so stay tuned.

Check out Constance Freedman & Phil Ordway’s notes here.

Also check out the Grant’s 2018 Interest Rate Observer here.

Bio

John W. Rogers, Jr. is Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Ariel Investments. Headquartered in Chicago, the firm offers six no-load mutual funds for individual investors and defined contribution plans as well as separately managed accounts for institutions and high net worth individuals.

After working for 2½ years as a stockbroker at William Blair & Company, LLC, John founded Ariel Investments in 1983 to focus on undervalued small and medium-sized companies. Patience served as the cornerstone of a disciplined approach that still drives the firm today.

John’s passion for investing started when he was 12 years old when his father bought him stocks, instead of toys, for every birthday and Christmas. His interest grew while majoring in Economics at Princeton University. In addition to following stocks as a college student, John also played basketball under Hall of Fame coach Pete Carril. He was captain of Princeton’s Varsity Basketball Team his senior year. There, Carril’s courtside lessons on teamwork profoundly shaped his views of entrepreneurship and investing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note the notes are not verbatim and our robots have not reached singularity yet therefore our notes almost certainly contain some mistakes also this presentation is brief at only a few hundred words we will have much more from upcoming conferences– this is for information purposes only and not investment advice.

 

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