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  • BOSTON, April 24- Activist investor William Ackman, who is betting more than $1 billion that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme, will cover legal fees and damages for whistleblowers who have spoken out against the company, but not lost wages if they lose their jobs.

  • NEW YORK, April 24- If famed investor Jim Rogers is known for one trait above all, it is for spotting themes early-- and betting on them big. So when the co-founder of The Quantum Fund and author of "Adventure Capitalist" became a father, he naturally thought of how best to give his daughters an advantage.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- Herbalife, a weight loss and nutrition company being investigated for allegations of running a pyramid scheme, disciplined hundreds of distributors last year for making unsubstantiated medical claims about its products, ABC News reported on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- Herbalife, a weight loss and nutrition company being investigated for allegations of running a pyramid scheme, disciplined hundreds of distributors last year for making unsubstantiated medical claims about its products, ABC News reported on Wednesday.

  • Paul Allen's top money manager to leave post Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    SEATTLE, April 21- The lead money manager for Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen is leaving his post this week, marking the latest in a round of high-level departures at the Seattle billionaire's Vulcan Inc organization, which handles his $16 billion fortune.

  • ANALYSIS-Euro strength here to stay, unless ECB steps in Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    *Money printing in U.S., Japan piles pressure on euro. LONDON/ FRANKFURT, April 16- Many of the factors driving the euro exchange rate to levels that have set off alarm. bells at the European Central Bank are unlikely to go away on.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, April 11- The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing Herbalife Ltd, the nutrition and weight loss company that hedge fund manager William Ackman has called a pyramid scheme, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

  • The former Morgan Stanley economist is among the more moderate of the bearish voices that have called the' China crash' since the late 1990 s. Yet China has consistently defied the odds, projecting itself as a single-party-led export powerhouse with absolute hold over its financial system and a government with deep pockets.

  • Europe leads the way as global market listings leap Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    LONDON, March 31- Global initial public offerings almost doubled in value in the first quarter of 2014, Thomson Reuters data showed on Monday, with Europe leading the way thanks to a nascent economic recovery that lifted investors' confidence and stock markets. "There have been some fantastic deals," said Martin Thorneycroft, head of syndicate at Morgan Stanley.

  • Soros trade is 'yesterday's news'     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Simon Ballard, the head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, disputes George Soros' assertion that now is the time to punt on peripheral Europe.

  • LONDON, March 12- Billionaire financier George Soros said on Wednesday it would not be practical for an independent Scotland to keep the British pound, and warned a separate currency would be "potentially dangerous" as weak currencies can be attacked.

  • "Europe is about three years behind the United States. The recovery both in the macroeconomy and stock prices is lagging, that's why U.S. investors are coming in now, "said Joseph Oughourlian, CEO of London- based hedge fund Amber Capital.

  • *Commerzbank selling 4 bln euro portfolio of property loans. FRANKFURT/ MADRID, March 4- Banks such as Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan are teaming up with international funds to bid for a multi-billion-euro portfolio of Spanish property loans as the country's real estate market thaws, sources close to the process said.

  • Sizing up money players     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC is nominating the top 25 most influential leaders in business. CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Kate Kelly and Mary Thompson share their opinions on Bill Gross, George Soros and other big players.

  • Russia's Putin acting out of weakness: Soros Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    George Soros attends the 2014 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    The U.S. and Russia need to better understand each other because Vladimir Putin is becoming "more aggressive abroad," George Soros says.

  • George Soros on US-Russia relations     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros told CNBC in an interview that aired on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is acting out from a point of weakness.

  • Soros on crisis in Syria     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:06 AM ET

    Billionaire investor George Soros, shares his thoughts on the "humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria.

  • Voice for the world     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    Nicholas Berggruen, Theworldpost.com, shares highlights from the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on global initiatives for the global economy.

  • Loeb & Soros go big on FedEx     Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    Mega investors Dan Loeb and George Soros have both recently added big positions in FedEx. Larry McDonald, Newedge USA, and CNBC contributor Carol Roth, talk about what's behind the billionaires buying up FedEx shares.

  • FedEx CEO: No plans to leave in near future Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 9:53 AM ET
    Frederick 'Fred' Smith

    FedEx CEO Fred Smith also told CNBC he's "flattered" that Dan Loeb has taken a major stake in the company.