George Soros

Apple Returns to Perch as Dow Top-Performing Stock

For the first time since May of last year, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has returned to the top of the chart as the Dow Jones industrial average's best-performing stock for ...
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Is George Soros Betting on Gold or Gold Bugs?

Billionaire investor George Soros reported Monday that his investment company, Soros Fund Management, has taken large positions in gold stocks. This is even as other big-time investors, including John Paulson who ...
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Why Chinese Stocks Have a Long Way to Go Before Bottoming

China’s Shanghai SSE Composite Index has taken yet another severe hit that pulled it down another 6.5%. Chinese authorities quickly abandoned the circuit breakers that had been set up to ...
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Arch Coal: A New Momentum Stock?

In the past two-and-a-half trading sessions, shares of Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) have risen nearly 90%, not including the effect of a one-for-10 reverse stock split that occurred after ...
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Top 1% to Have Half the World’s Wealth Next Year

The very rich, known as the 1%, will get richer soon, to the tune of owning more than 50% of the world's wealth by 2016. The organization Oxfam released a ...
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Soros Signals Argentina’s Shale Is Biggest Place to Be

By James Stafford of One of the world’s legendary investors is upping his bet on Argentina’s shale oil and gas industry in a show of confidence for shale production ...
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Can Bill Ackman Ignite Air Products?

Pershing Square Capital Management this morning filed a report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealing that it has purchased a 9.8% stake (about 20.55 million shares) in ...
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Soros Stake in J.C. Penney Lifts Shares

Investor George Soros reported last night that he had taken a 7.9% stake in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), and the news has lighted a small fire under the ...
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Bill Gross of PIMCO Rates Himself and Peers in Investment Outlook

Bill Gross of PIMCO has retained his title as "The Bond King" even if he had to take a lot of heat over his "Death of the Cult of Equities." ...
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Germany Bound for Depression — Soros

Investor George Soros laid it on the line in a speech today in Berlin: The policy of fiscal retrenchment in the midst of rising unemployment is pro-cyclical and pushing Europe ...
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George Soros Disagrees with Angela Merkel

In yet another speech at the Davos World Economic Forum today, investor George Soros has said that the Eurozone is caught in a "spiral of decline" and if the member ...
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New Alaska Gold & Copper Mine Clears Major Hurdle (NAK, RIO, AAUKY, ABX, NG, GDX, GDXJ, GLD)

A state superior court judge in Alaska has ruled against an environmental group in a lawsuit aimed at stopping development of the Pebble gold and copper mine project in the ...
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Job Creators Still at Top of Forbes 400

There may be a few financiers and hedge fund managers at the top of the Forbes 400 rich list. Most of the people on it, however, are individuals who have ...
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Running Out of Room to Store Gold Supplies (BCS, DB, JPM, BCO, GLD, IAU, HBC)

Demand for gold as a safe haven has driven demand for more places to store that gold. And it's getting harder more difficult to find that storage, resulting in a ...
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Vulnerable Stocks From Soros Fund Liquidation (ARX, BFLY, DNDN, EM, EXTR, HNR, IOC, MRCY, PLG, PWER, URS, VC, WPRT, AGRO)

George Soros is getting out of the hedge fund business.  Oddly enough, the regulatory climate under Dodd-Frank and other new legislation are the major reasons cited more than his age.  ...
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