NEW YORK-- Mayor Michael Bloomberg will spend at least $10 million of his personal fortune promoting moderate candidates around the country in the final weeks before Election Day, he announced Wednesday, adding himself to the list of wealthy Americans pouring millions of dollars into the 2012 election.
Earnings lift the dollar and Panama wants in on the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
A new report released on Monday by Soros' Open Society Foundations and the New York- based Foundation Center said that black men and boys in the United States do not have access to the structural supports and opportunities needed to thrive.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Investor Whitney Tilson has changed his mind and touted video rental company Netflix. After double digit losses in 2011 caused in part by being wrong-footed on Netflix, Tilson's T2 had a strong first quarter. Now Netflix has grabbed his attention largely for what he said should be strong global growth. "
Frederic Neumann, managing director & co-head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, tells CNBC, "Germans cannot just write a blank check to everybody, you have to impose some conditionality."
Japan is slowing and Italy talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.
A hedge fund titan has decided to return a large sum of money to investors, a stark reminder of how volatile markets take a toll on big market players, the New York Times reports.
Germany’s resistance to a banking union and stimulus measures is in the way of a solution to Europe’s debt crisis, and could turn this week’s meeting of the region’s leaders into a “fiasco”, according to billionaire investor George Soros.
Concerns about the soundness of the E.U. and its single currency have been roiling financial markets of all kinds on and off for more than a year.
Euro-zone governments have around three months to ensure the survival of the single currency, billionaire investor George Soros said in a speech on Saturday.
Major liberal donors including George Soros are preparing to inject up to $100 million to aid Democrats’ chances this fall,but their strategy differs from that of the GOP, the New York Times reports.
With borrowing costs for the euro zone’s peripheral nations rising and a battle over growth versus austerity set to dominate politicians' attention, two leading contrarians have taken aim at the current policy response. 1st paragraph goes here
Raging malcontents with picket signs torching buildings, attacking police and obliterating the social order—that's what billionaire, leftist and one-percenter George Soros is forecasting for America and the Occupy movement.
Despite recent actions by European regulators, billionaire investor George Soros told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, more is needed to safeguard the teetering euro zone amid a possible Greek default.
George Soros, Soros Fund Management chairman, explains why the European debt crisis could be worse than the 2008 crisis in the U.S. While Europe has a common central bank, he points out, it has no common Treasury. By contrast, the U.S. had the authorities in place to deal with its financial crisis in 2008, he tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
World markets may be riddled with uncertainty, but billionaire investor Jim Rogers anticipates gains in one sector for years to come.
About $2 billion worth of European bonds owned by MF Global were bought by billionaire investor George Soros's family fund, the Wall Street Journal wrote on Friday, quoting people close to the matter.
Billionaire investor George Soros believes the euro zone bond market is facing a similar situation to the banking system in 2008 and wants the European Central Bank to step in to stop a self-fulfilling crisis of confidence.
Perhaps the most surprising thing about Occupy Wall Street is that it is a financial success. In just four weeks since the protest began, it has raised well over $200,000 and collected far more than that in donated food and clothing.
Billionaire investor George Soros and 95 prominent politicians, business leaders and academics urged euro zone leaders to take swift action to resolve the crisis plaguing the region, calling for the creation of a euro zone treasury and stressing that the euro can only be saved if all 17 countries that share the currency act in unison.