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Find breaking news, commentary, and archival information about Soros … Liberal philanthropist and financial guru George Soros is donating $1 million to … to a European university, financier GeorgeSoros is giving $250 million to endow Central European University,

born in Budapest in the Kingdom of Hungary to a well-to-do non-observant Jewish family, who, like many upper-middle class Hungarian Jews at the time, were uncomfortable with their roots.  has described his home as anti-Semitic. His mother Elizabeth (also known as Erzsébet) came from a family that owned a thriving silk shop. His father Tivadar (also known as Teodoro) was a lawyer and had been a prisoner of war during and after World War I until he escaped from Russia and rejoined his family in Budapest. The two married in 1924. Tivadar was an Esperantist writer and taught GeorgeSoros

to speak Esperanto in his childhood. In 1936 Soros’s family changed their name from the German-Jewish Schwartz to , as protective camouflage in increasingly anti-Semitic Hungary. Tivadar liked the new name because it is a palindrome and because of its meaning. In Hungarian, soros means “next in line,” or “designated successor”; in Esperanto it means “will soar.”



Chart | Calendar   | TRADE NOW |George Soros George Soros Doubles Stake in Sigma Designs BUZ INVESTORS   Shares of Sigma Designs (SIGM) leapt 7.14% by mid-afternoon Monday, the first trading day since billionaire investor George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) announced he more than doubled his stake in the company to almost 11%, making him its biggest shareholder.
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This Is Why George Soros Bought More AMZN Stock Buz Investors George Soros Bought More AMZN George Soros was quite bullish on Amazon.com, Inc.(NASDAQ:AMZN) after the second quarter this year. The recent 13F filing by Soros Fund Management LLC shows that the fund owns 39,510 shares of the company. This is a more-than-200% increase over
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Why George Soros Poured Over $25 Million into Intel Stock Buz Investors George Soros, the billionaire investor, seems to believe that Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) stock is a winning ticket as a Securities and Exchange Commission Form 13f reveals that Soros purchased 685,500 shares of INTC stock at a value of $25,878,000. (Source: “United States Securities
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Berkshire takes bigger bite of Apple, pares Wal-Mart Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its stake in Apple Inc by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone and iPod maker even as prominent investors like George Soros and Carl Icahn shed theirs. Berkshire owned 15.23 million Apple shares worth
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Gold Prices: Big Investors Turning Bullish Could Send Gold Soaring These Investors Are Bullish on Gold Prices Gold prices continue to trend higher, with the yellow precious metal up well over 25% year-to-date. Don’t think that’s all, though. Gold prices could soar significantly from here. Here’s what you need to realize: gold prices took a
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