News and interviews on George Soros including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Legendary hedge fund manager George Soros is shutting his fund to outside money, but his influence will remain.
Monday, 21 March 2011
Billionaire investors like Buffett, Slim and Soros appear to have adopted a specific investment philosophy and are building their portfolios around it.
Monday, 12 July 2010
George Soros has successfully applied his reflexivity theory to equity, fixed-income and currency markets.
Friday, 11 June 2010
George Soros and Gerry Harvey have painted very different pictures of the world economy. Both cannot be ignored.
Clive Peeters receivers to shut down six stores, with the loss of 75 jobs, as the business is prepared for sale.
Monday, 22 February 2010
The anticipated battle between billionaires John Pualson and George Soros over gold never eventuated - turns out they're both backing the precious metal.
Monday, 18 January 2010
With the economy set to return to something like normal growth in 2010, there’s little doubt that Australia’s richest entrepreneurs will be looking to reclaim some lost ground.
Monday, 09 November 2009
Warren Buffett's latest billion dollar gamble - the acquisition of railroad company Burlington Northern - is just one of a slew of recent big bets by the world's wealthiest entrepreneurs.
Monday, 19 October 2009
The wealthy seem to have an innate sense of timing when it comes to investing. So perhaps we should take note of George Soros' recent investment in clean energy.
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
In the US, a new survey released by the National Association of Business Economists has found that 80% of respondents believe the economy is now growing after four consecutive quarters of declines.
Monday, 05 October 2009
Wealth advice sometimes comes from the most unlikely places. In this case, rapper turned business mogul, 50 Cent.
Monday, 07 September 2009
Having recently bought a 20% stake in Perth-based copper and gold miner Marengo Mining, George Soros is just one of a number of foreign billionaires who own stakes in Ausssie companies.
Wednesday, 02 September 2009
One of the world’s richest and most influential investors, George Soros has purchased a 20% stake in local copper miner Marengo Mining for just over $8 million.
Monday, 17 August 2009
Judging by the level of deal-making activity in the last few weeks, Australia's wealthiest entrepreneurs seem to believe the worst is over.
Monday, 09 February 2009
The central banks of the world are all rushing out variations of the stimulus package that are designed to protect national economies from the fallout that started with the Asian crisis years ago, while hoping that small and medium enterprises will once again become the bucket into which employment generation funds may fall.
Friday, 14 November 2008
The weakness in sharemarkets here and the volatility abroad contains a nasty message for us all. Overnight it was confirmed that Germany is already in recession, the rest of Europe will surely soon follow.
Saturday, 20 September 2008
These are scary times, but you need to keep informed – and maintain some crucial relationships. GAIL GERONIMOS
Thursday, 10 April 2008
Business owners, be outraged. Next time you go to get credit you could well be told you are too high risk. COLIN BENJAMIN
Wednesday, 07 November 2007
Economy round-up: Soros joins tsunami predictions
Thursday, 20 September 2007
Markets, the dollar, oil and gold – they’re all rising as Australia enters a new phase. It’s not good news for SMEs.