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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He said the foundations, universities and institutions which George Soros operates have ever more ties to political institutions.
The conservative Hungarian government, led by Prime Minister Viktor Orban, has made no secret of its disdain for George Soros and his political activities, accusing him of undermining European borders and values by helping facilitate the flow of refugees and asylum seekers from the Middle East and Africa.
Try it and for sure you will see that while you may not turn out to be as rich as George Soros, you will nonetheless earn all the money that you will ever need.
The billionaire speculator George Soros has made it quite clear repeatedly that this is precisely what he wants to do.
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President Atambayev and George Soros also discussed activities of the American University of Central Asia, which is supported by the Open Society Institute since its inception.
George Soros told the Prime Minister that his organization is actively involved in projects to promote democracy and human rights in Pakistan.
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.
Soros: We Must Reduce Number of Black Males in Prison Open Society Foundations - Open Society Foundations Philanthropist George Soros highlights a panel discussion on what winning looks like at the Open Society Foundation's Innovation and Impact Forum for Black Male Achievement.
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.
George Soros, Adriana Ferreyr and 30 East 85th Street (building credit: PropertyShark) Brazilian soap star Adriana Ferreyr, 28, filed a $50 million suit against George Soros yesterday, alleging the 80-year-old billionaire slapped and attempted to choke her in a dispute over a $1.