Hedge Funds George Soros

  • 'Prepping' is the key word in Davos today as 'Team Bartiromo' finalized details for the 40+ interviews about to air over the next three days.

  • Billionaires: Raise My Taxes, Please!

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports some high-profile billionaires, including Warren Buffett, John Bogle and Norman Lear, are calling on Congress to raise their taxes.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- A handful of individual super-donors, business groups and unions have poured more than $350 million into California ballot initiatives ahead of the Nov. 6 election, underscoring the extent to which the state's system of ``direct democracy'' has morphed into a big-money battleground.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- A handful of individual super-donors, business groups and unions have poured more than $350 million into California ballot initiatives ahead of the Nov. 6 election, underscoring the extent to which the state's system of ``direct democracy'' has morphed into a big-money battleground.

  • Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.

  • BOCA RATON, Fla.-- ADT Corp., the home monitoring business spun off recently by Tyco International Ltd., said Thursday it has held "constructive" talks with activist shareholder Corvex Management LP. Corvex, founded by Keith Meister, an associate of activist investor Carl Icahn, has taken a 5 percent stake in ADT, which is based in Boca Raton.

  • NEW YORK-- Mayor Michael Bloomberg will spend at least $10 million of his personal fortune promoting moderate candidates around the country in the final weeks before Election Day, he announced Wednesday, adding himself to the list of wealthy Americans pouring millions of dollars into the 2012 election.

  • Aussie Jumps, Euro Lifts, Korea Cuts

    Earnings lift the dollar and Panama wants in on the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • A new report released on Monday by Soros' Open Society Foundations and the New York- based Foundation Center said that black men and boys in the United States do not have access to the structural supports and opportunities needed to thrive.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 1- Investor Whitney Tilson has changed his mind and touted video rental company Netflix. After double digit losses in 2011 caused in part by being wrong-footed on Netflix, Tilson's T2 had a strong first quarter. Now Netflix has grabbed his attention largely for what he said should be strong global growth. "

  • Does Soros Have a Mandate to Advise Governments?

    Frederic Neumann, managing director & co-head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, tells CNBC, "Germans cannot just write a blank check to everybody, you have to impose some conditionality."

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    Japan is slowing and Italy talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    A hedge fund titan has decided to return a large sum of money to investors, a stark reminder of how volatile markets take a toll on big market players, the New York Times reports.

  • George Soros

    Germany’s resistance to a banking union and stimulus measures is in the way of a solution to Europe’s debt crisis, and could turn this week’s meeting of the region’s leaders into a “fiasco”, according to billionaire investor George Soros.

  • Year: 1998-2002This fiscal fiasco was long in the making, but a key ingredient years before the crisis began was the Argentine peso’s peg to the U.S. dollar. In particular, an extremely favorable exchange rate (1 to 1) led to massive imports, which weakened the Argentine economy. Meanwhile, high government debt, both past and present, piled up, but the IMF kept loaning new money to Argentina and postponing payments on the old money.Finally, with the economy shrinking, and the IMF pressuring for

    Concerns about the soundness of the E.U. and its single currency have been roiling financial markets of all kinds on and off for more than a year.

  • George Soros

    Euro-zone governments have around three months to ensure the survival of the single currency, billionaire investor George Soros said in a speech on Saturday.

  • George Soros

    Major liberal donors including George Soros are preparing to inject up to $100 million to aid Democrats’ chances this fall,but their strategy differs from that of the GOP, the New York Times reports.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    With borrowing costs for the euro zone’s peripheral nations rising and a battle over growth versus austerity set to dominate politicians' attention, two leading contrarians have taken aim at the current policy response. 1st paragraph goes here

  • Occupy protesters make noise clanking pots in front of the main gate to Davos congress center on January 25, 2012 in Davos, Switzerland

    Raging malcontents with picket signs torching buildings, attacking police and obliterating the social order—that's what billionaire, leftist and one-percenter George Soros is forecasting for America and the Occupy movement.

  • George Soros, founder of Soros Fund Management LLC.

    Despite recent actions by European regulators, billionaire investor George Soros told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, more is needed to safeguard the teetering euro zone amid a possible Greek default.