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  • 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.

  • Billionaire Soros weds consultant in third marriage Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 4:30 PM ET
    George Soros and Tamika Bolton

    George Soros, the 83-year-old billionaire investor, philanthropist and supporter of liberal political causes, married for a third time on Saturday, tying the knot with education consultant Tamiko Bolton.

  • Druckenmiller: Fed just lost chance for a 'freebie' Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 7:18 AM ET
    Stanley Drunkenmiller

    The Fed lost its chance for a "freebie" by deciding not to taper, the founder of hedge fund Duquesne Capital said.

  • Soros takes a bite out of Apple after ditching gold Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 9:46 AM ET
    Billionaire investor George Soros.

    Billionaire investor George Soros has been busy stocking up on hedge fund favorites as he joined others in dumping gold exchange traded fund (ETF) holdings in the second quarter.

  • Herbalife new scrutiny ‘just noise’: Pro Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 2:27 PM ET

    New scrutiny of Herbalife over quality-control issues doesn't change much, Stephen Weiss of Short Hills Capital says.

  • Ackman quits Penney board; not selling shares Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    As part of the deal, the board "reaffirmed its overwhelming support" for CEO Myron Ullman and Chairman Thomas Engibous, who had been targeted by Ackman.

  • JC Penney, Ackman could reach deal tonight: Source Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 6:43 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    J.C. Penney and hedge fund Pershing Square's Bill Ackman are in talks to resolve their dispute over the leadership of the U.S. retailer, a source said on Monday.

  • JC Penney fires back at Ackman     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Soros Fund Management pulled all of its money from Bill Ackman's Pershing Square, and Bill Ackman is also pushing JC Penney to name a new CEO in the next 45 days. CNBC's Seema Mody reports.

  • Now it's Ackman vs. Soros in battle over Herbalife Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:22 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    The battle over Herbalife intensified as George Soros has taken a large long position in the nutritional supplements maker, according to sources.

  • The acquisition is said to be one of the billionaire's top three holdings, reports CNBC's Scott Wapner.

  • A Headhunter for the Wealthy Turns on Them Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:21 AM ET
    Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman of the Blackstone Group

    Adrian Barrie Smith, who recruits housekeeping staff for the wealthy, has sued several well-known Wall Street financiers and even the comedian Jerry Seinfeld.

  • Say Hello to the New Hedge Fund: The Family Office Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    Family offices are becoming major players in financial markets. A string of billionaire hedge funders have transformed their funds into family offices. Could SAC be next?

  • Soros Takes 7.9% Stake in JC Penney     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    George Soros has become what looks to be JC Penney's fourth biggest investor, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly, and Daryl Jones, Hedgeye Risk Management.

  • How to Make a Buck on JC Penney Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    George Soros disclosed a huge stake in JC Penney, and one big options trader is using the news as a reason to get into the stock.

  • JC Penney Jumps on News Soros Owns 7.9% Stake Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:51 PM ET
    George Soros

    Shares of beleaguered retailer JC Penney rose more than 7 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after billionaire financier George Soros disclosed a 7.9-percent stake.

  • Soros Reports 7.9% Stake In JCP     Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the "Fast Money" traders; and CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details of George Soros' passive stake in JC Penney.

  • JC Penney Shares Soar as Soros Reveals Stake     Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports big news on JC Penney. An SEC filing shows George Soros is reporting a 7.9 percent passive stake in the stock.

  • Soros Yanks Hundreds of Millions From Ackman Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 5:10 PM ET
    George Soros

    George Soros has asked to withdraw hundreds of millions of dollars from Bill Ackman's Pershing Square, according to a WSJ report.

  • 'We're Picking Quality,' Says Pimco's Bill Gross Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 3:34 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    Global risks are rising, and that has Pimco investing in higher quality, highly liquid investments like Treasurys, bond investor Bill Gross told CNBC.

  • Great Investors 'More Lucky Than Good?'     Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 3:16 PM ET

    Pimco's Bill Gross says Warren Buffett, George Soros and even himself have benefited from favorable market conditions. Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter and Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners, share their opinions.