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  • *China circuit breaker suspended as of Friday. China allowed the biggest fall in the yuan in five months, and Shanghai stocks were halted for the second time this week after another brutal selloff tripped a newly-imposed circuit breaker. The Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges, however, said China would suspend the circuit breaker as of Friday.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St swoons on China shock, oil slide Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 1:08 PM ET

    *China circuit breaker suspended as of Friday. China allowed the biggest fall in the yuan in five months, and Shanghai stocks were halted for the second time this week after another brutal selloff tripped a newly imposed circuit breaker. Global stocks, however, recouped some losses after the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges said China would suspend the...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street hit by China tumult, oil slide Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 11:18 AM ET

    *China circuit breaker suspended as of Friday. China allowed the biggest fall in the yuan in five months, and Shanghai stocks were halted for the second time this week after another brutal selloff tripped a new circuit breaker. Global stocks, however, trimmed losses after the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges said China would suspend the circuit breaker as...

  • *China stocks slump; trigger 2nd trading halt this week. Jan 7- Wall Street was set to open sharply lower for a second straight day on Thursday after China allowed the yuan to fall further and oil prices slid to near 12- year lows, raising concerns over the state of the global economy. China allowed the biggest fall in the yuan in five months, and Shanghai stocks were...

  • Soros says it's the 2008 crisis all over again Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    Soros says it's the 2008 crisis all over again

    Hedge fund billionaire George Soros is warning of another crisis in the financial markets.

  • Richest shape private tax system to save billions Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 12:19 PM ET
    Louis Moore Bacon (L), Daniel Loeb (C) and Steve Cohen (R).

    The very richest Americans have financed a sophisticated and effective apparatus for shielding their fortunes. NYT reports.

  • A controversial education model US is exporting Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    College students on a campus in Brazil.

    In a sector plagued by government scrutiny in the U.S., one major for-profit education company has found a way to circumvent regulation.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 30- Russia has banned a pro-democracy charity founded by hedge fund billionaire and philanthropist George Soros, saying it posed a threat to both state security and the Russian constitution. In a statement released on Monday, Russia's General Prosecutor's Office said two branches of Soros' charity network- the Open Society Foundations and the...

  • Soros Fund Management exits its bet on Herbalife Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 7:36 AM ET
    George Soros

    Soros Fund Management exited its bet on Herbalife, the nutrition company that rival investor William Ackman has called a fraud.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Bill Gross, the closely watched bond investor, on Tuesday warned that the flatness of the Treasury yield curve could have harmful effects on lending across all credit markets, stunting growth in U.S. corporate profits. Gross, who oversees the $1.4 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, said in his latest Investment Outlook that the Federal...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- Bill Gross just got a huge vote of "no confidence" from billionaire investor George Soros. Soros Fund Management LLC, which Soros chairs, pulled its roughly $500 million from an account run by Gross at Denver- based Janus Capital Group Inc, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. The $500 million had been managed through a private investment...

  • Soros fund to end investment with Bill Gross: Rpt Monday, 2 Nov 2015 | 1:41 PM ET
    George Soros speaking at the 2015 CGI Annual Meeting in New York.

    Billionaire investor George Soros has yanked his roughly $500 million investment with "bond king" Bill Gross, the WSJ reports.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- Bill Gross just got a huge vote of "no confidence" from billionaire investor George Soros. Soros Fund Management LLC, which Soros chairs, pulled its roughly $500 million from an account run by Gross at Denver- based Janus Capital Group Inc, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. The $500 million had been managed through a private investment...

  • George Soros and Hungary butt heads Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    George Soros and Hungry are butting heads

    Billionaire George Soros is under fire in his home country Hungary for promoting liberal migrant policies.

  • COLUMN-Oil market displays its irrational side: Kemp Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 7:46 AM ET

    LONDON, Sept 1- U.S. crude prices jumped more than 27 percent in three trading days between Thursday and Monday, which should convince even the most die-hard believers the oil futures market is neither efficient nor rational. Possible explanations range from a bounce in global stock markets, pipeline problems in Nigeria, new data showing U.S. oil production...

  • Has the sun set on Africa’s growth story? Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 1:51 AM ET
    Employees of a cocoa export company pile up sacks in a packaging factory in the Ivory Coast.

    Sub-Saharan Africa has been the darling of frontier market investors for several years. However, a combination of factors could see its appeal for investors wane.

  • Putin's charity ban Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Putin's charity ban

    Russia may ban Soros charity in NGO crackdown.

  • Russia may ban Soros charity in NGO crackdown Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | 8:08 AM ET
    Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2015.

    Hedge fund billionaire George Soros's charitable foundation may be kicked out of Russia, as Moscow considers banning foreign NGOs that promote democracy.

  • Cooperman: I don't need Hillary 'crapping' on me Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 10:49 AM ET
    Leon Cooperman

    Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman is no friend of Hillary Clinton.

  • Wow! Here's how much Icahn made on Apple trade Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 11:47 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn's big bet on Apple is now one of the greatest trades of all time.