George Soros


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George Soros

A famous investor and hedge fund speculator. Born in Hungary in an Esperanto-speaking home, he fled to England and later the United States to escape Nazism. In 1970, he founded Soros Fund Management, which returned an average of 42.5% per year for the next 10 years. In 1992, he short sold more than $10 billion worth of British pounds, which forced the Bank of England to withdraw from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism and to devalue the pound. He is a noted critic of unfettered free enterprise and believes that reflexivity can change the fundamentals of an economy. See also: Black Wednesday.
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The daughter of billionaire business magnate George Soros just sold her West Village townhouse for $20 million, after listing it for $23.
Businessmen George Soros in his article published in "Financial Times" and reported in Sloboden Pecat writes that this year over 400,000 people starting their dangerous journeys just to come to Europe and half of them are refugees from the civil war in Syria or Eritrea.
Billionaire George Soros provided at least $33 million in a single year to radical leftist groups orchestrating protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, and nationwide, according to an explosive investigation into filings of the globalist financier's tax-exempt Open Society foundations.
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev on November 17 met with the founder of the Open Society Institute, philanthropist George Soros, reports the president's press service.
NEW YORK -- Chairman Open Society Foundations George Soros called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in New York.
George Soros, a convicted felon in Europe, with a warrant for his arrest in Russia, has poured millions of dollars into political influence peddling in the US.
IRELAND was screwed by the EU and got a "raw deal" in the euro crisis, investment guru George Soros claimed yesterday.
Billionaire investor George Soros said late Tuesday that the projected re-election of President Barack Obama will open "the door for more sensible politics.
Mozambique is taking part in an initiative financed by billionaire George Soros to replace charcoal stoves with ethanol-burning cookers.
Senate Candidate in 2012 Republican Primary, called on Senator Dick Lugar to divest himself of a $1,000 campaign contribution from billionaire investor and leading financier of liberal causes George Soros.
A possible dissolution of the eurozone could have consequences graver than those of the Great Depression, according to renowned financist 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 $50m (pounds 31m) lawsuit.