One should diversify and real assets usually in times like we are discussing, if you own a farm you are probably going to be better off than most people but be sure your farm is far away from the masses that will come in and steal everything you have. So having some real assets especially agriculture, you may not do well, but you will do better than everybody else in times like that.
Related trading instruments: PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund (DBA)
Jim Rogers is a legendary investor that co-founded the Quantum Fund and retired at age thirty-seven. He is the author of several investing books and also a renowned financial commentator worldwide famous for his contrarian views on financial markets.