All posts tagged "george soros"

  • George Soros - June 2012
    George Soros: Europe in Danger of Evolving into German Empire

    George Soros made news yesterday proclaiming the EU has three days left and warning the summit this week could turn into a “fiasco.” Talking about the prospect of a German empire and a permanently depressed periphery, Soros...

    • Posted June 26, 2012
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  • James Altucher - Formula Capital
    James Altucher on Profiting Via 13F Filings

    The often controversial James Altucher, author of the entertaining book I Was Blind But Now I See: Time to Be Happy was featured on Yahoo! Finance Breakout advising investors to “follow the whales.” Jeff Macke interviewed Altucher...

    • Posted May 21, 2012
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  • George Soros - Quantum Fund
    George Soros: Europe in Deflationary Debt Trap, Unlikely to Survive

    George Soros recently delivered a speech at the Institute For New Economic Thinking (INET) conference in Berlin. Soros spoke of the challenges facing European nations and how they got into a crisis situation. Soros said that ever...

    • Posted April 22, 2012
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  • Jim Rogers Still Doesn’t Like Bank Stocks

    Jim Rogers was on CNBC recently and commented on the lack of appeal of bank stocks. Financials have been underperformers over the past few months. On the recent decision by the New York Federal Reserve Bank and...

    • Posted October 25, 2010
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  • The Idea of Shorting Bonds

    Sean Riskowitz at BestCashCow.com has written about the notion of shorting global bonds. Sentiment around the world has started to turn on bonds and resulted in a growing number of well-informed individuals calling for investors to short...

    • Posted February 23, 2010
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  • Financial Wisemen Endorse Increased Regulation

    Several elderly thinkers in financial world including John Bogle, Paul Volcker, George Soros and William Donaldson believe increased financial regulation is necessary to prevent or mitigate crises in the future. This would include separation of banking and...

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • George Soros Says Credit Default Swaps are Truly Toxic and Should be Outlawed

    Dealbook reports that George Soros has called the CDS an instrument of destruction which should be banned. The CDS was instrumental in creating the financial crisis leading to the collapse of AIG, and contributing to the downfall...

    • Posted June 14, 2009
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  • George Soros, "Financial System Collapsed on September 15th"

    George Soros said the real danger of collapse has passed when asked about the possibility of a depression. Soros added that banks are in a zombie state while they dig themselves out of the hole they’re in....

    • Posted April 12, 2009
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  • George Soros Shorts Oil, Goes Long Gold

    George Soros has reportedly shorted oil at $137 a barrel and gone long gold. Soros is the founder of Soros Fund Management. In 1970 he co-founded the Quantum Fund with Jim Rogers. It returned 42.6% per year...

    • Posted July 19, 2008
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  • Soros, "Worst Financial Crisis in 30 Years"

    George Soros reportedly said in an interview in Stern magazine reported on July 3rd: “We are in the midst of the worst financial crisis in 30 years. We have recently seen how bubbles burst. Take, for example,...

    • Posted July 5, 2008
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