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  • News Guide: DCCC outraises Senate rivals Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    Democrats' campaign committee for House races picked up $16.7 million in September despite long odds of winning a majority— surpassing both parties' campaign arms focused on the Senate, which is very much in play. If Republicans net six Senate seats and win handily as expected in the House, they will control both chambers in Congress for the final two years of...

  • New York, Oct 17- Suvretta Capital Management, founded by a former portfolio manager for billionaire investors George Soros and Steven A. Cohen, is generating net returns of 6 percent year-to-date, despite this week's stock market drop and wild gyrations, according to two sources familiar with the situation. The majority of flows into equity strategies over the...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 15- Aecio Neves would scrap a "failed" economic model and restore the pillars of Brazil's economy to overcome slow growth and high inflation if he wins the presidency this month, the candidate's pick for finance minister told Reuters on Wednesday. Neves, a centrist who has promised to rescue Brazil from recession, is running neck-and-neck with...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- The rapid economic transformation of Myanmar, less than two years after transitioning from military control and opening itself to the world, is not without its rough patches, the nation's top economic minister said on Wednesday.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 22- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez met on Monday with Argentina bondholder and billionaire financier George Soros, who is suing a U.S. bank caught in the middle of the country's latest default.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 22- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on Monday will meet bondholder and billionaire financier George Soros, who is suing a U.S. bank caught in the middle of the country's latest debt default, a government minister said.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 9- LeapFrog Investments, a private equity firm backed by George Soros and JP Morgan, said it has raised $400 million for socially responsible investments in Asia and Africa- the largest ever for a fund specializing in low-income emerging market financial services.

  • BNY Mellon, a financial intermediary between the Argentine government and its bond investors, in June held onto a $539 million interest payment owed to bondholders on the orders of a U.S. court. The Argentine government argued it had met its debt obligations and urged holders of exchange debt to pursue BNY Mellon for payment.

  • George Soros loads up on bearish market bet Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:33 PM ET
    George Soros, billionaire and founder of Soros Fund Management, speaks during an interview in London in March.

    The move sparked concerns that Soros Fund Management is expecting a big fall in equities.

  • Paulson holds onto gold ETF, Soros adds gold miners Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Hedge fund Paulson & Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, in the second quarter.

  • China urged to reveal payments on natural resources Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 4- China should publicly disclose what it pays African governments for extracting oil, gas and minerals as a way to level the playing field for companies worldwide and help countries get a fair deal for their natural resource wealth, billionaire investor George Soros said on Monday.

  • July 28- Herbalife Ltd, a maker of weight-loss and nutritional products, cut its sales outlook for the year after raising it three months earlier, sending its shares down 10.5 percent in extended trading.

  • Herbalife shares rose more than 17 percent to $63.29 in heavy volumes, more than recovering the losses made Monday after Ackman told CNBC he would expose Herbalife as an "incredible fraud" and deal the company a "death blow."

  • NEW YORK, July 16- Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller took another swipe at U.S. central bank policies on Wednesday, warning that continued low interest rates were too risky and could create fresh problems in the years ahead.

  • HONG KONG/ BEIJING, July 16- When a fast-growing private equity firm co-founded by Jack Ma sought funding from institutional investors for the first time in early 2013, almost all had one major concern, its chairman said: was the firm independent from Ma, the influential executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holding, China's e-commerce giant.

  • RPT-Soros Fund sued by former portfolio manager Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 7- A former portfolio manager at Soros Fund Management sued the hedge fund firm founded by billionaire George Soros for nearly $20 million, accusing it of reneging on promises to pay him performance and other fees.

  • Soros Fund sued by former portfolio manager Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 7- A former portfolio manager at Soros Fund Management sued the hedge fund firm founded by billionaire George Soros for nearly $20 million, accusing it of reneging on promises to pay him performance and other fees.

  • Best and worst predictions of the past 25 years Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:05 AM ET
    Nassim Taleb, author of "Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable"

    There have been some great forecasts and some awful ones over the past 25 years. Here is a look at some that shook the market.

  • June 27- Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital reached an agreement with U.S. securities regulators on Friday for the once-powerful hedge fund to no longer be an investment adviser, following the firm's guilty plea to insider trading charges last year.

  • June 25- Penn Virginia Corp's biggest shareholder George Soros reiterated that the oil and gas producer should sell itself and said he would take action if the company failed to do so. Penn Virginia Corp has assets in the Eagle Ford shale in south Texas.