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Hedge Funds George Soros

  • George Soros

    The billionaire calls President-elect Donald Trump a con artist and would-be dictator.

  • George Soros

    Soros wrote that the U.S. will struggle to "protect and promote democracy" globally after the election of Trump.

  • MADRID, Dec 27- According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La Casa por el Tejado is building new apartments on rooftops-- a sign that Spanish property is bouncing back eight years after a brutal crash. "In Spain, we have identified...

  • MADRID, Dec 27- According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La Casa por el Tejado is building new apartments on rooftops-- a sign that Spanish property is bouncing back eight years after a brutal crash. "In Spain, we have identified...

  • LONDON, Dec 23- China's weakening yuan is threatening a reprise of the storm that dominated world markets at the start of 2016, with Beijing's ability to stamp on short-term speculators undermined by a broader consensus among major global investors that the currency will fall. Beijing's ability to hold the currency stable over the next six months may not be in...

  • Donald Trump during the Republican National Convention.

    Donald Trump has filled his administration with the wealthy and powerful after campaigning on a platform to empower the forgotten.

  • Steven Mnuchin, Treasury secretary nominee for president-elect Donald Trump, stands in the elevator at Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

    Goldman Sachs trader and bank chief executive, Steven Mnuchin has long been a member of the financial elite, the NYT reports.

  • Steve Mnuchin

    He never ran a large organization or showed himself to be an accomplished economist. But he is very much a part of the firmament of the finance world.

  • Supporters cheer for Donald Trump during a campaign rally at the Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services hanger November 4, 2016 in Wilmington, Ohio.

    Soros was named a leading financial supporter of anti-Trump protests by Trump supporters, a claim his foundation denies.

  • George Soros has become the target of Donald Trump supporters, who have begun organizing protests against the Democratic donor, USA Today reports.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Soros Fund Management LLC dissolved its shares in the world's biggest gold exchange-traded fund in the third quarter of 2016, ahead of the U.S. presidential election, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed on Monday. By the end of September, billionaire financier George Soros' fund eliminated its position in SPDR Gold Trust as...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 10- Top Rio Tinto executives discussed payments to a consultant working to smooth relations with Guinea, weeks after it announced a settlement allowing it access to one of the world's largest iron ore deposits, according to internal emails. A U.S. investigation into Rio's activities and any payments in Guinea, however, could complicate a move...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 3- Republican Donald Trump wants his campaign finance chairman, Steven Mnuchin, to be his Treasury secretary if he wins next week's U.S. presidential election, Fox Business Network reported on Thursday, citing sources. Fox Business Network, citing unnamed sources from inside the Trump campaign, said the New York businessman has told his team he...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernise Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernize Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernise Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernise Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernize Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Oct 12- Former telecommunications equipment company Nortel Networks Ltd reached an agreement with their various business units on Wednesday to divvy up the $7.3 billion raised from liquidating the failed company, paving the way for pensioners and creditors to get paid after a seven-year wait. According to the agreement, Nortel's former U.S. business unit...

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump responds to a question during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.

    "I understand it, the tax code, better than anybody that's run for president," Trump says at the debate.