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  • Lost In Translation Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 3:34 PM ET

    The Davos conference is truly a global event. Inevitably some things get lost in translation. This invitation I received has to be one of them.

  • Plane Spotting Davos Style Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 2:12 PM ET

    Finding out who is Davos begins on the plane on the way here. Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the publisher of The New York Times, sat behind me.

  • Soros Hedge Fund Takes Stake in Ford Motor Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 4:21 AM ET

    Soros Fund Management, the hedge fund run by billionaire investor George Soros, increased its holdings in U.S. stocks to $6.2 billion from $4.2 billion and bought a stake in Ford Motor.

  • Obama Financial Reform Plan Draws Mixed Reviews Wednesday, 17 Jun 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    The regulatory reform package provokes concerns about big government, but others on Wall Street said it could help prevent a repeat of the financial crisis.

  • Soros: Separate Trading from Commercial Banking Wednesday, 17 Jun 2009 | 4:09 AM ET
    George Soros

    The financial reform should include some way of separating banks' proprietary trading from commercial banking, although a return to regulation similar to the Glass-Steagall Act would be impractical, legendary investor George Soros wrote in the Financial Times.

  • Robin Hood Event Adjusts to Tough Times Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 10:50 AM ET
    George Soros

    The Robin Hood Foundation’s spring fund-raising event has long set the pace for charity benefits, raising tens of millions of dollars from publicity-averse hedge fund moguls who engaged in raucous bidding wars. That was then, this is now.

  • Hendry: Why the Fed Is My Friend and Buffett Is Wrong Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 6:03 AM ET

    "As the Fed and the BOE have become more sane by printing money the so called gurus like Soros and Buffett suffer a deficit of sanity. They are saying the actions of these central banks will lead to inflation. I contest that," Hugh Hendry told CNBC.

  • Soros: Dollar Will Remain Reserve Currency Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 4:38 AM ET

    The US dollar will remain the world's reserve currency for a while and it is probable that the world economy will start growing next year, with China, Brazil and India among the first to bounce back, billionaire investor and currencies expert George Soros told CNBC.

  • George Soros AND Jack Ryan, New Hot Reads Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | 12:25 PM ET

    I’m so behind in opening up my mail, I must have 60 new books I still need to look at, but I did open one package today from McGrawHill. Inside, Robert Slater’s newest book, “SOROS: The World’s Most Influential Investor.”

  • Soros: 'Bad Bank' for Troubled Assets Is Bad Idea Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 5:21 PM ET

    Billionaire financier George Soros told CNBC he disagrees with plans to create a new government entity to buy up troubled bank loans.

  • Read This Post ... I Buried the Lead Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 2:48 AM ET

    The movers and shakers at Davos don't travel cheap. But just one day after the news Citi has a fancy new elite private jet on the way, a billionaire investor travels commercial.

  • Soros: More Money Needed For U.S. Bailout Saturday, 22 Nov 2008 | 12:05 PM ET
    George Soros
  • Icahn Buys More Motorola; Soros Ups Lehman Stake Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 5:17 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn reported that he had increased his stake in Motorola to 144.1 million shares from 115.6 million shares the prior quarter. Meanwhile, George Soros raised his stake in Wall Street firm Lehman Brothers to 9.5 million shares.

  • Oil Price Crash Not Imminent Despite Bubble: Soros Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 10:18 AM ET

    The phenomenal rise in oil prices show signs of a bubble, but a crash is not imminent, billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros told U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday.

  • Soros: Euro Cannot Become Main Reserve Currency Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 12:16 PM ET
    Exchanging Dollars and Euros

    The euro cannot replace the dollar as the world's main reserve currency, and a system of two reserve currencies would be unstable, billionaire investor George Soros said on Thursday.

  • Wall Street Winners Get Billion-Dollar Paydays Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 1:45 PM ET

    Last year's best hedge fund managers reaped astounding profits.

  • Soros Invests $100 Million in Reliance Entertainment Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 12:08 AM ET

    Billionaire investor George Soros has bought 3 percent of Reliance Entertainment for $100 million, a spokesman for the Indian company said, the latest sign of increasing investor interest in Indian entertainment firms.

  • XM Chairman Hopeful for Approval of Sirius Deal Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 3:52 PM ET

    XM Satellite Chairman Gary Parsons told CNBC he is hopeful about federal regulatory approval for the company's proposed merger with Sirius Satellite Radio.

  • Soros Forecasts 'Serious' US Economic Correction Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 10:13 AM ET

    Billionaire investor George Soros forecast on Monday that the U.S. economy is "on the verge of a very serious economic correction" after decades of overspending.

  • Soros More Than Doubles Stake in Microsoft Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 7:59 AM ET

    Billionaire investor George Soros reported Tuesday that he had more than doubled his stake in Microsoft Corp.'s common stock to 415,497 shares as of March 31 from a previously disclosed stake of 198,075 shares.