Hedge Funds George Soros


  • Soros Calls for ECB to Stop the Bond Run Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 2:05 AM ET
    George Soros

    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.

  • Occupy Wall Street Flush With Cash, But Not From Soros Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 2:35 PM ET
    George Soros

    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.

  • Soros: Don't Let Faulty Euro Destroy Financial System Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 4:16 AM ET
    George Soros

    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.

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    Lost in much of the rancor and hand-wringing over the debt crisis in the European Union and the US is that it's not just those two regions that will be affected.

  • Euro Debt Crisis Is Worse Than US in 2008: George Soros Saturday, 24 Sep 2011 | 4:51 PM ET
    George Soros

    Europe lacks the same mechanisms that the US had to deal with its financial crisis three years ago, making the dangers even greater, billionaire investor and activist George Soros said.

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    Official estimates on how big the "EuroTARP" EFSF fund would have to be in order to stabilize banks and European markets in the event of a Greek or other default are out.

  • Soros: US Is Already in Double-Dip Recession Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 1:51 AM ET
    George Soros

    Billionaire investor George Soros said he believed the United States was already experiencing the pain of a double dip recession and that Republican opposition to Obama's fiscal stimulus plans was to blame for sluggish growth.

  • Soros on Eurozone Crisis Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 4:50 PM ET
    Soros on Eurozone Crisis

    "You could have two or three of the small countries default or leave the euro," George Soros, Soros Fund Management chairman, tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Management Shakeup at Soros Hedge Fund Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 12:23 PM ET
    George Soros

    Soros Fund Management, the $25 billion hedge fund co-founded by legendary investor George Soros, has named Scott Bessent as its new CIO, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.

  • Joint Euro Bonds Needed to Solve Crisis: Economist Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 2:06 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Joint euro bonds are needed to solve the euro zone debt crisis, Societe Generale’s head of research, Patrick Legland, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Soros: Why Financial Markets Can Predict the Future Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 1:48 PM ET
    George Soros

    George Soros is interviewed in Der Spiegel and says all sorts of entertainingly outrageous things, but my favorite line is about whether the U.S. will have a recession.

  • Yen Stays Strong, Swiss Franc Falters Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 8:07 AM ET

    The Swiss franc slumps, the yen powers on, and George Soros has some suggestions - time for your FX Fix.

  • Billionaire Soros' Ex-Girlfriend Files $50 Million Suit Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 9:17 AM ET
    George Soros

    The former girlfriend of billionaire financier George Soros has accused him of reneging on a promise to buy her an apartment in New York City and has filed at $50 million lawsuit.

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    The resounding view on Wall Street and among many financial regulators and veteran lawmakers is that there will be a catastrophe if the United States does not raise its debt limit in the next few days. But will the sky really fall? The New York Times reports.

  • George Soros and the Feudal Future of Hedge Funds Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 12:57 PM ET
    George Soros

    Hedge fund regulation is not working out.

  • Soros Exits Hedge Fund Biz Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 9:50 AM ET
    Soros Exits Hedge Fund Biz

    CNBC's David Faber has the details on George Soros' plans to stop managing money for outside investors.

  • Billionaire Soros to End Career as Hedge Fund Manager Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 8:08 AM ET
    George Soros

    Billionaire investor George Soros, whose stock-picking career has spanned nearly four decades, said he will manage money only for himself as new regulations threaten to crimp the hedge fund industry he made famous.

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    One of George Soros' funds, the flagship Quantum Endowment Fund, is holding 75% cash right now.

  • The Greatest Trades of All Time Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 9:11 AM ET
    Since the formation of the New York Stock Exchange in 1792, there have been players in various financial and commodity markets have made vast sums of money for themselves and investors. Some are able to keep their winning streak going perpetually whilst others get lucky once, only to lose it all. Regardless of whether you agree with their trades or not, the following list of people showcases some of the greatest trades in the business. My book, (John Wiley & Sons, 2011), goes over in full detail

    Since the formation of the NYSE in 1792, players in various financial and commodities markets have made vast sums of money. Check out our list of the greatest trades of all time.

  • Is Soros Right to Get Out of Gold? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 6:22 AM ET
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    Major players, including George Soros, are reportedly pulling back from gold and silver has recorded yet another collapse.