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Soros fund invests $500 million with Bill Gross at Janus

A family fund controlled by legendary financier George Soros has invested $500 million with Bill Gross at Janus Capital, providing a critical vote of confidence for the onetime "bond king" after his messy exit from Pacific Investment Management Co. two months ago.

Paulson, Soros Wouldn’t Mind Taking That Home Builder Off Spain’s Hands

At a sizeable discount, por favor. Spain’s Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios SA, partly owned by hedge fund managers John Paulson and George Soros, is weighing a €150.6 million ($188 million) takeover offer for debt-laden real-estate firm Realia Business SA. Show More Summary

Kenya: LeapFrog buys Resolution stake

LeapFrog Investments, a private equity firm backed by George Soros and JP Morgan, has bought a majority stake in Kenyan insurer Resolution in a deal valued at 1.68 billion shillings (R202 million), both firms said yesterday. ||| LEAPFROG...Show More Summary

Bill Gross Reacts To George Soros’s $500 Million Investment Like He’s Been Awarded The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

If George Soros, whose fund threw Gross a couple of nickels earlier this week, had any doubts about his investment with the former Pimco CEO, they have been assuaged. Not only has Gross pledged his undying stewardship of Soros’s capital...Show More Summary

Janus Capital Snares $500M from George Soros

Fund manager Janus Capital (JNS) announced on its website that a slug of money is headed to Bill Gross care of investing legend George Soros. Janus said that Quantum Partners, a private investment vehicle managed by Soros Fund Management, invested $500 million in a separate account managed by Bill Gross pursuant to a strategy similar [...]

George Soros Just Gave Bill Gross $500 Million To Play With (JNS)

So, it looks like George Soros just invested $500 million with Bill Gross. In an announcement on its website, Janus announced that Quantum Partners, a private investment vehicle managed by Soros Fund Management, will invest $500 million...Show More Summary

LeapFrog buys stake in Kenya's Resolution

LeapFrog Investments has bought a majority stake in Kenyan insurer Resolution. ||| Nairobi - LeapFrog Investments, a private equity firm backed by George Soros and JP Morgan, has bought a majority stake in Kenyan insurer Resolution in a deal valued at 1.68 billion shillings (R207 million), both firms said on Thursday. Show More Summary

Ownership Roundup: Buffett and the Hedge Funds at 3Q

Here’s the quick and dirty version of what we learned on Friday about the holdings of Warren Buffett and the hedge funds at the end of the third quarter: Appaloosa’s David Tepper, George Soros and Daniel Loeb all buy into Alibaba (BABA) Buffett buys up on Express Scripts (ESRX) and Liberty Media (LMCK) Tiger Global [...]

The Reform 10 Sworn Enemies Can Agree On

The Koch brothers and George Soros might have been on opposite sides last Tuesday, but there were united on one issue—our system of mass incarceration needs urgent reform.

What a Disaster This Investment Has Been

By: Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at When I was younger, 16 I think, I wanted to be George Soros. Horror, I know given that there are probably parts of the world I'd be dismembered in the streets for uttering such a comment. Grumpy old bastard with abhorrent political ideas. Show More Summary

"Europe Is Under Threat By Russia" George Soros Warns The EU To Take Action, "Freedom Isn't Free"

Authored by Kevin O'Brien and Gabor Steingart, originally posted at Handelsblatt, E.U. May Crack Over Ukraine, Soros Warns The legendary Hungarian-American investor, George Soros, told Handelsblatt that the European Union and euro currency zone could unravel if member countries can't agree on a unified response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine. Show More Summary

George Soros And Kyle Bass Are Stepping Into The Argentina Vs. Hedge Funds Disaster

Argentine bond investors are still waiting to get paid — and they're starting to get restless. After all, if this summer's technical default didn't end the stalemate between Argentina and its holdout hedge fund creditors, what will? The...Show More Summary

Brittany Maynard Attacks Hospice Doctor Urging Her Not to Kill Herself

The Brittany Maynard media explosion (my takes here and here) is an intense advocacy offensive–funded substantially by the culturally subversive George Soros through his support of Compassion and Choices–that is intended to do two things: 1. Drive assisted suicide into implementation by the power of hyper-emotion. 2. Silence those who want to discuss non-lethal approaches to […]

George Soros’s Daughter-In-Law Wants To See The Part Of The Pre-Nup Where She Isn’t Entitled To Every Last Cent

Melissa Schiff, wife of George’s oldest son Robert (now involved with a naked canvas artist), is going after more than a dream apartment on East 85th Street. Robert, deputy chairman and president of the $28 billion Soros Fund Management, filed for divorce from his wife of 22 years in Manhattan Supreme Court in May. Show More Summary

Hedge Fund News: Jim Simons, George Soros & Citadel Investment Group

Dem Mega-Donor Maxes Out to ‘Independent’ Kansas Senate Hopeful (FreeBeacon) Greg Orman is still being coy about his partisan allegiances, but more high-dollar Democratic donors are lining up behind his independent U.S. Senate run in Kansas. The latest Democratic heavyweight to back his campaign is hedge fund billionaire Jim Simons, who gave the $2,600 maximum […]

GEORGE SOROS: 'Wake Up, Europe!'

Multibillionaire investor George Soros has issued a warning to Europe's democracies over the threat that a resurgent Russia poses to the continent. In an essay published Thursday in the New York Review of Books, Soros calls for more economic and military support for Ukraine, as well as the abandonment of the eurozone's current austerity programs. Show More Summary

George Soros Thinks Europe Needs Fiscal Stimulus While Other Investors Bet on Weaker Euro

George Soros is a famous investor who once in 1992 managed to score $1 billion in profits by betting short $10 billions worth of british pounds, an event that made him known as “The Man Who Broke the Bank of England.” Soros is also the chairman of Soros Fund Management, one of the largest asset […]

Why Are Billionaires Dumping Stocks?

``George Soros has sold nearly all of his bank stocks, including shares of JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs. Between the three banks, Soros sold more than a million shares... It's very likely that these professional investors are aware of specific research that points toward a massive market correction, as much as 90%. Show More Summary

Book Review: Friedrich A. Hayek's A Free Market Monetary System And The Pretense Of Knowledge

By Ben Kramer-Miller: Recently Seeking Alpha published an excerpt from a speech given at the Cato Institute by George Soros who espoused a rather critical analysis of Friedrich Hayek's economics couched in the guise of an empathetic and respectful "agreement" with "some" of that thinkers' ideas. Show More Summary

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