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Hedge Funds George Soros

  • *UK no stranger to a currency crisis. That risks a spiral of selling of UK bonds and stocks, sinking the currency further, stoking inflation and complicating the central bank's ability to ease credit more if needed to support the real economy. For investors fearing such a vicious circle there were worrying signs on Friday that overseas holders of UK assets may be...

  • *UK no stranger to a currency crisis. That risks a spiral of selling of UK bonds and stocks, sinking the currency further, stoking inflation and complicating the central bank's ability to ease credit more if needed to support the real economy. For investors fearing such a vicious circle there were worrying signs on Friday that overseas holders of UK assets may be...

  • LONDON, Oct 7- Sterling lost a tenth of its value in minutes on Friday, in what traders said was a "flash crash" driven by computer-initiated sell orders that left the pound at a fresh 31- year-low and heading for its worst week since January 2009. The pound has been under pressure for most of this week as anxiety grows that Britain will opt for a "hard" exit from the...

  • *Pound's sudden plunge in early Asia trade shakes markets. The pound has been under pressure for most of this week on growing anxiety that Britain will undergo a "hard" exit from the European Union. The drop in Asia came after French President Francois Hollande said the EU needed to remain firm with Britain, after it appeared Prime Minister Theresa May had opted for...

  • Soros has vehemently condemned Russia's bombing campaign in Syria, accusing President Vladimir Putin of aggressively exploiting a power void.

  • Sept 28- Solar panel installer SolarCity Corp, which is in the process of being bought by Tesla Motors Inc, named Radford Small chief financial officer, replacing Tanguy Serra. Elon Musk is chairman of SolarCity and chairman and chief executive of Tesla. Earlier this month, SolarCity raised $305 million by selling future cash flows from a portfolio of solar...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts after speaking at a campaign event at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 19, 2016.

    Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton remains by far the favored candidate among hedge-fund managers.

  • George Soros speaking at the 2015 CGI Annual Meeting in New York.

    George Soros gave a fresh $2.5 million to a pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC in August, part of a $23.4 million haul for the group.

  • Sept 20- Billionaire investor George Soros said on Tuesday, he would invest $500 million to meet the needs of migrants and refugees. Soros, founder of the Open Society Foundations, also said he plans to work closely with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Rescue Committee to guide his investments.

  • George Soros investing $500M to help refugees

    The billionaire investor explained he wishes to harness the power of the private sector for public good.

  • A Syrian refugee, from Kobani, carries her baby as she arrives with other Syrian refugees on a dinghy on the island of Lesbos, Greece August 23, 2015. Greece, mired in its worst economic crisis in generations, has been found largely unprepared for a mass influx of refugees, mainly Syrians. Arrivals have exceeded 160,000 this year, three times as high as in 2014.

    The billionaire pledged to invest up to $500 million in programs benefiting migrants fleeing life-threatening situations.

  • Sept 12- Solar panel installer SolarCity Corp, which is being bought by Tesla Motors Inc, on Monday said it had raised $305 million by selling the future cash flows for a portfolio of solar projects to a fund advised by billionaire investor George Soros' hedge fund. Shares of the company, which is backed by Tesla founder Elon Musk, were up 7.4 percent at $18.00 in...

  • Sept 12- Solar panel installer SolarCity Corp, which is being bought by Tesla Motors Inc, said it had raised $305 million in a cash equity transaction advised by billionaire investor George Soros' hedge fund. Shares of the company, which is backed by Tesla founder Elon Musk, were up 6.6 percent at $17.89 in afternoon trading on Monday. A private investment fund...

  • U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (L) talks with Soros Fund Management Chairman George Soros before a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in New York, February 3, 2002.

    Thousands of pages of Hillary Clinton's schedule as secretary of state reveals a billionaires' guest list, including one meeting with George Soros.

  • Donald Trump

    Lofty predictions for sizable hedge fund industry support for the Donald Trump presidential campaign have fallen short.

  • Danger Zone

    Professional investors are getting really confident that the stock market will keep moving higher — maybe a little too confident.

  • A rodeo bucking bull Bos taurus charges after a competitor in the rodeo arena, AB,

    At a time when some of Wall Street's biggest names are heading for the exits, retail investors are betting they're wrong.

  • Jeffrey Gundlach

    Several big-name hedge fund investors soured on U.S. stocks in the second quarter and moved to gold and other bearish bets.

  • Whale watching on Wall Street

    CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at how several big investors re-arranged their holdings last quarter in the latest 13F filings.

  • George Soros

    Soros Fund Management sharply cut its shares in gold in the second quarter, regulatory filings showed on Monday.