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Soros boosts Lehman stake

Reuters – Billionaire investor George Soros hiked his stake in Wall Street firm Lehman Brothers to 9.5 million shares as of June 30 from 10,000 shares, according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Thursday. Soros disclosed the quarter-over-quarter increase in […]

Hedge fund guru calls bottom of market. Well, sort of…

CityWire.co.uk- Punch-drunk investors have – perhaps a little predictably – interpreted the news as Paulson preparing to call the bottom of the market. And it is certainly an interesting development from the man widely considered to be the ‘greatest’ financial speculator since […]

Speculators and the oil market

Mining MX- The question as to whether the oil price has been driven higher by speculators is highly emotive. Many supporters of the idea want a clampdown on speculation while others say that would be dangerous and futile interference in […]

Soros points a finger at institutional investors

Houston Chronicle – Billionaire investor George Soros told a Senate panel Tuesday that the run-up in oil prices has "some of the earmarks" of a bubble and that institutional investors stampeding into commodities are helping raise prices. Appearing before the […]

Candy companies blame higher prices on hedge funds

Baltimore Sun- The price of Cadbury PLC’s Caramello candy bar is up 10 percent over the past 12 months, raising a sticky question: Are hedge funds to blame? Soaring cocoa prices are driving up the cost of chocolate around the […]

Soros says rebound a bear-market rally

Reuters- Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros said on Wednesday the current rebound in stock markets is only a bear market rally because monetary authorities are unlikely to be able to handle the credit crisis. Soros told a seminar at […]

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