A Nation Of Financial Illiterates
Forbes
by John W. Rogers, Jr.
August 24, 2011

In his August 24, 2011 Forbes column, John W. Rogers, Jr., Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Ariel Investments, LLC, writes, “If we teach our young citizens about civics and history in school so they can understand our democracy, why don't we teach them finance and economics so they know about a cornerstone of American society—capitalism?”

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This article was written by John W. Rogers, Jr. for Forbes and candidly discusses individual holdings. These opinions are current as of the date of the article, but are subject to change. The information provided in the article does not provide information reasonably sufficient upon which to base an investment decision and should not be considered a recommendation to purchase or sell any particular security.

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