Skip to comments.George Soros 'makes $1.2bn betting against yen
Posted on 02/17/2013 5:13:16 PM PST by mgist
George Soros 'makes $1.2bn betting against yen' Hedge fund billionaire bet against Japanese economy in the last three months, according to report The Guardian, Friday 15 February 2013 15.10 EST Billionaire investor George Soros. Photograph: Pascal Lauener/Reuters George Soros, the hedge fund billionaire known as "the man who broke the Bank of England" for his $10bn (£6.4bn) bet against the value of the pound in 1992, has reportedly made more than $1.2bn betting against the yen. Soros' $24bn family investment fund bet against the Japanese economy in the last three months, sources close to the tycoon told the Wall Street Journal. The bets helped the firm make returns of about 10% last year and 5% so far this year, according to the sources.
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That’s why Soros was “predicting” currency wars last month. He’s a convicted felon in France, has arrest warrant in Russia, made billions from the British pound, and has been accused of currency manipulation in almost every continent. Why are his self serving “predictions” repeated as gospel? Why does the media pretend his Influence peddling NGO’s are just philanthropy? It hurts the entire investment community to have this parasitic element throwing his weight around.
He’s a Grifter. He’s the head con man in the biggest con in history. Obama and Hillary are just Shills for him. They are around to distract you from the con and to lead Suckers into it. Why did we bring down the government in Libya? Follow the money.
He “predicts” currency fluctuations the same way that John Wilkes Booth “predicted” everyone would be talking about him when he left the stage.
Every time I read about this guy I wonder why no one has done the world a favor .
So I wonder what John Wilkes Booth thinks of the Yuan next week? I have friends in Beijing fresh back to work from Holiday (which I’ve also been on. Yaay).
I am just amazed that out of all the governments he has hurt, or attempted to gain proxy control over, and all the people he has harmed, that some government hasn’t exterminated him. He is an international menace.
Were they to do it properly, his fortune would be stripped from him, his organization ruined, with indictments out for him all over the world, and then he would have a fatal slip and fall injury. Like off a 15 story balcony.
Jonothon Soros (seed of Soros) seeks to save Democracy feom big money!
Dan Cantor and Jonathan Soros on Saving Democracy from Big Money Full Show: The Fight to Keep Democracy Alive
The Roosevelt Institute: Jonathan Soros
Friends of Democracy PAC Fair Trial Initiative Jonathan Soros Campaign Finance Reformer
Jonathan Soros is co-founder of the Friends of Democracy super PAC, which aims to reduce the influence of money in politics by supporting candidates who endorse campaign finance reform. Soros is also a Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, where he examines the implications of corporate personhood in post-Citizens United America and explores social investment among for-profit entities.
In addition to his role at the Roosevelt Institute, Soros is Chief Executive Officer of the private investment firm, JS Capital Management. From 2005 to 2011 he was President and Deputy Chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC, a hedge fund. He is a member of the Next Generation Leadership Board of the Indian School of Business and also holds several board positions affiliated with the Open Society Foundation.
Prior to joining Soros Fund Management, Soros clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit. He was also a co-founder of the Fair Trial Initiative, a non-profit based in North Carolina dedicated to ensuring adequate legal representation for death penalty defendants.
For the 1992 Clinton/Gore presidential campaign, Soros worked on both the inaugural and campaign committees. Soros was also a program manager at the Open Society Foundation in Budapest and was the assistant director for the International Foundation for Electoral Systems mission to Moldova.
Soros received is a graduate magna cum laude of Harvard Law School and the John F. Kennedy School of Government. He received his B.A. from Wesleyan University. http://billmoyers.com/guest/jonathan-soros/
Hahahahahahaha They safely assume their constituents are useful idiots. The DEMS are beholden to this narcissistic freak, with no connection to reality. He is going to destroy them like the false prophet that he is. Lie with dogs, get fleas. Our country is infested.
Why is this scum bag still stealing air from the rest of us, I wish this carp pile would pass on.
Soros isn’t long for this world. He is serving the god of the current world.
Pity to see what he’s serving...an eternity of damnation he will abide in.