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  • George Soros

    Billionaire investor George Soros said he believed the United States was already experiencing the pain of a double dip recession and that Republican opposition to Obama's fiscal stimulus plans was to blame for sluggish growth.

  • Soros on Eurozone Crisis

    "You could have two or three of the small countries default or leave the euro," George Soros, Soros Fund Management chairman, tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • George Soros

    Soros Fund Management, the $25 billion hedge fund co-founded by legendary investor George Soros, has named Scott Bessent as its new CIO, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.

  • European Central Bank

    Joint euro bonds are needed to solve the euro zone debt crisis, Societe Generale’s head of research, Patrick Legland, told CNBC Thursday.

  • George Soros

    George Soros is interviewed in Der Spiegel and says all sorts of entertainingly outrageous things, but my favorite line is about whether the U.S. will have a recession.

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    The Swiss franc slumps, the yen powers on, and George Soros has some suggestions - time for your FX Fix.

  • George Soros

    The former girlfriend of billionaire financier George Soros has accused him of reneging on a promise to buy her an apartment in New York City and has filed at $50 million lawsuit.

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    The resounding view on Wall Street and among many financial regulators and veteran lawmakers is that there will be a catastrophe if the United States does not raise its debt limit in the next few days. But will the sky really fall? The New York Times reports.

  • George Soros

    Hedge fund regulation is not working out.

  • Soros Exits Hedge Fund Biz

    CNBC's David Faber has the details on George Soros' plans to stop managing money for outside investors.

  • George Soros

    Billionaire investor George Soros, whose stock-picking career has spanned nearly four decades, said he will manage money only for himself as new regulations threaten to crimp the hedge fund industry he made famous.

  • George Soros

    One of George Soros' funds, the flagship Quantum Endowment Fund, is holding 75% cash right now.

  • Since the formation of the New York Stock Exchange in 1792, there have been players in various financial and commodity markets have made vast sums of money for themselves and investors. Some are able to keep their winning streak going perpetually whilst others get lucky once, only to lose it all. Regardless of whether you agree with their trades or not, the following list of people showcases some of the greatest trades in the business. My book, (John Wiley & Sons, 2011), goes over in full detail

    Since the formation of the NYSE in 1792, players in various financial and commodities markets have made vast sums of money. Check out our list of the greatest trades of all time.

  • Gold bars

    Major players, including George Soros, are reportedly pulling back from gold and silver has recorded yet another collapse.

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    If raising the margin requirement—or downpayment—on silver contracts helped cool speculation in the metal this week, could it do the same thing for runaway oil prices?

  • The dollar's in the dumps again, but euros are on a roll as the leaders' meeting nears. Here's your daily FX fix.

  • Cathy Zoi

    Apparently Cathy Zoi, the Secretary for Energy and Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, has left the Obama Administration and will now be working for the private equity firm Silver Lake, which has partnered with George Soros's firm to invest in, you guessed it, "the energy and resource sectors."

  • Billionaire investor George Soros' hedge fund made a big bet on Delta Air Lines  in the fourth quarter, while keeping gold as its largest holding. Apple, maker of the iPad and iPhone, remained a top 10 position. A report from TheStreet.

  • Despite more than 50 billionaires announcing last year they would devote at least half of their wealth to charity, few made big gifts in 2010, according to a new ranking of the  in America by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.The three biggest names in philanthropy—Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett—don’t appear in the rankings because the money they gave in 2010 ($46.4 million and $1.9 billion, respectively) was to pay off pledges announced in previous years. The list includes only new pledg

    Click to see 2010's top 10 U.S. philanthropists, as ranked by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

  • George Soros

    Higher commodities prices and an uptick in China's inflation rate  are putting the global economy in a better situation by cutting the potential for deflation, George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, told CNBC Wednesday.