Stories tagged with George Soros

Where billionaires meet: the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 27, 2014 at 8:34am   |   4 Comments

Chaired by billionaire Leonard Lauder and founded by his late wife, Evelyn, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation is one of the most connected nonprofits in New York.

Paths of Soros and Pawlenty cross at e-commerce company

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 21, 2014 at 11:21am   |   0 Comments

Business can make for strange political bedfellows.

Soros group steps up influence spending

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 24, 2014 at 7:40am   |   0 Comments

George Soros is back!

Mapping liberal foundations

By Laurie Bennett   |   October 8, 2013 at 7:56am   |   1 Comments

Yesterday, after seeing a Muckety user’s map of conservative foundations, a tweeter called for a similar map of liberal grantors.

George Soros weds for third time

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 22, 2013 at 9:52am   |   0 Comments

It was described as a “small wedding,” but anyone who glimpsed even a partial guest list might mistake it for an international summit.

The most-connected hedge funders

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 28, 2013 at 7:36am   |   0 Comments

Top investors are known for focusing on money networks more than social networks.

Legacy system at the Council on Foreign Relations?

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 8, 2013 at 10:20am   |   0 Comments

Conspiracy theorists tend to regard the Council on Foreign Relations as an elite cabal on the order of the Yale secret society, Skull and Bones.

Soros increases his stake in AIG

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 18, 2012 at 5:56am   |   0 Comments

One of the likely beneficiaries of the government-backed recovery of American International Group: billionaire George Soros.

George “Go hang a salami, I’m a lasagna hog” Soros

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 23, 2012 at 7:16am   |   0 Comments

Detractors of George Soros sometimes call him “Mr. Palindrome.”

Is Soros jumping back in the political game?

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 8, 2012 at 6:33am   |   0 Comments

Billionaire George Soros is making his first big (public) donation of the current election.

Soros can’t claim rights to ‘open society’

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 27, 2012 at 11:10am   |   1 Comments

When the pope calls on Cuba to build an “open society,” he inadvertently calls George Soros to mind.

Corzine and Soros reviled for different reasons

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 12, 2011 at 7:19am   |   0 Comments

Two of the most hated names in global finance are Jon Corzine and George Soros.

Soros returning investor money

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 26, 2011 at 9:42am   |   0 Comments

Billionaire George Soros is ending a 40-year career of investing other people’s money.

George Soros is in Glenn Beck’s cross-hairs

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 12, 2010 at 8:16am   |   3 Comments

Of the hundreds of thousands of people we profile on Muckety, George Soros is one of the most popular with our users.

Top hedge funders make a big comeback

By A. James Memmott   |   April 1, 2010 at 11:36am   |   0 Comments

Banking on banks, David A. Tepper struck it rich in 2009.

The other Knowles tops Muckety traffic count for 2009

By Muckety   |   January 1, 2010 at 9:35am   |   0 Comments

Clearly, one’s Muckety can’t be gauged by traffic on Muckety web site. (Not yet, anyway.)

So far, Mr. Potter is winning

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 20, 2009 at 12:30pm   |   0 Comments

George Bailey’s desperate efforts to avoid the collapse of Bailey’s Savings & Loan have a special resonance this Christmas.

Math whiz James Simons scores top spot on Alpha’s list

By Carol Eisenberg   |   March 26, 2009 at 10:06am   |   2 Comments

There’s a reason they’re called Masters of the Universe. The 25 top hedge fund managers took home a sweet $11.6 billion last year, even in a time of tightening credit and falling stock prices which shuttered many less-nimble funds.

Candidates follow the money - to hedge fund billionaires

By A. James Memmott   |   April 23, 2008 at 9:00am   |   0 Comments

Willie Sutton robbed banks because that’s where the money is. Political candidates go hat in hand to hedge fund managers because that’s where even more money is.

Ickes’ databank focuses on Democratic supporters

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 13, 2008 at 1:43pm   |   0 Comments

When the Republicans won the White House in 2000 and 2004, many attributed the victories to the GOP’s sophisticated voter databases.

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