Hedge Funds George Soros

  • Aug 15- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its stake in Apple Inc by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone and iPod maker even as prominent investors like Carl Icahn and George Soros have reduced theirs. Berkshire owned 15.23 million Apple shares worth roughly $1.46 billion as of June 30, up from 9.81 million shares as of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- A number of big-name hedge fund investors soured on U.S. stocks in the second quarter and moved to gold and other bearish bets, failing to anticipate the stock. George Soros, Jeffrey Gundlach and David Tepper were among the billionaire hedge fund investors and money managers who slashed their long equity positions in the second quarter, according...

  • Gold

    Gold prices can go nowhere but up as central banks around the world try their utmost to spur inflation, gold market expert Jim Rickards said.

  • A trader stands outside the New York Stock Exchange.

    Despite a decidedly mild downturn from late July to early August, the stock market has met all the pessimism with a convincing upturn.

  • Molten gold pours from a crucible into a heated mold after refining at the Kaloti Jewellery factory in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

    Analysts say the gold rally could get another push higher if it looks like the Fed will stay on hold due to soft U.S. data or international conditions, or both.

  • Michael Phelps kisses his gold medal after the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final at the London 2012 Olympic Games, July 31, 2012.

    It's not just Olympians who will be going for the gold this month. Bill Gross is bullish on gold, and he's got plenty of company in 2016.

  • George Soros

    Billionaire George Soros has re-emerged this election cycle as a major Democratic donor, Politico reports.

  • FRANKFURT, July 17- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is likely to plead for governments to do more to boost the euro zone's economy in the coming week as the fallout of Britain's vote to leave the EU and weaker global growth threaten the bloc's fragile recovery. Governments in China, Japan and Britain have already started easing their fiscal stance...

  • George Soros has softened his tone on the Brexit fallout.

  • *Biggest 1- day fall since Bretton Woods end. LONDON, July 7- Sterling's slump since Britain voted to leave the European Union is the biggest drop of any of the world's four major currencies that make up the bulk of global hard cash reserves since the collapse of Bretton Woods. That was nearly double the 4.3 percent decline on Sept. 16, 1992, when billionaire...

  • George Soros

    The public might assume, after hearing dire warnings, that the British stock market had collapsed. In fact, just the opposite has happened.

  • BOSTON, June 30- Chesapeake Partners, a $1.4 billion hedge fund that bet on special situations including mergers, bankruptcies and spin-offs, is shutting down after an 18- month stretch of losses, as it blamed government regulation for making investing tougher. Founders Traci Shanbrun Lerner and Mark Lerner, in a June 27 letter to investors, which was seen by...

  • Vote for Brexit is a great shock: George Soros

    Business magnate George Soros says Brexit has aggravated looming dangers in the markets, including a crisis in financial markets.

  • *UK bank shares, sterling fall sharply. LONDON, June 29- Britain's Brexit vote has battered UK bank shares and rocked the country's financial markets, but a 2008- style seizing-up of its banking system looks unlikely. There have been echoes of 2008 following the June 23 vote to take Britain out of the European Union, with some bank shares tumbling more than 30...

  • FRANKFURT, June 28- Billionaire investor George Soros took out a bet of more than 100 million euros that Deutsche Bank shares would fall at the time of Britain's vote to quit the European Union, according to a regulatory filing. Soros, who is renowned for successfully betting against the pound in 1992, had a "short" position of 0.51 percent or about 7 million...

  • George Soros

    Bullish positions in gold and volatility and short bets on China and emerging markets were some of the trades that benefited hedge funds on Friday.

  • George Soros did not bet against the pound this time

    A spokesman reveals the billionaire investor did not bet against the sterling before the UK referendum on EU membership.

  • George Soros

    "George Soros did not speculate against sterling while he was arguing for Britain to remain in the European Union," a spokesman for Soros said.

  • June 25- Billionaire investor George Soros on Saturday called for thorough reconstruction of the European Union in order to save it, even though he warned that Britain's vote to leave the bloc makes "disintegration of the EU practically irreversible." Soros, who warned of financial meltdown if Britain voted to leave the EU before Thursday's referendum, also...

  • June 25- Billionaire investor George Soros said on Saturday that Britain's vote to leave the European Union makes "disintegration of the EU practically irreversible," and that the effects of Thursday's referendum will likely damage Britain. "Britain eventually may or may not be relatively better off than other countries by leaving the EU, but its economy and...