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Soros Signals Argentina's Shale Is Biggest Place To Be

James Stafford | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
James Stafford

One of the world's legendary investors is upping his bet on Argentina's shale oil and gas industry in a show of confidence for shale production in South America's largest unconventional prize -- and a big boost for both supermajors and smaller players making big waves in the heart of new discovery areas.

The Koch Brothers' Agenda and the Real War at Home

Lisa Graves | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Lisa Graves

Two of the richest men in the entire world are plotting to dominate our elections this fall, from congressional races to school board seats.

Paul Blumenthal

Where There's Money To Be Had, Republicans Lobby For Soros, Democrats Lobby For Adelson

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Partisan lines are blurring as money pours into Washington in the fight over Internet gambling. Republican lobbyists are signing up to a...

High-Frequency Trading Marks High Water of Financial Corruption

David Paul | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business
David Paul

When a person or firm makes too much money for too long, it turns heads. And so it was with Steven A. Cohen. Year after year, Cohen's firm, SAC Capital, beat the Street. Big bets, the theory went.

Paul Blumenthal

Nothing Really Compares To The Koch Political Empire

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch become a focus of Democratic Party attacks for their big spending in the 2014 electi...

The New Billionaire Political Bosses

Robert Reich | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Robert Reich

In using their vast wealth to change those rules and laws in order to fit their political views, the Koch brothers are undermining our democracy. That's a betrayal of the most precious thing Americans share.

WATCH LIVE: 'The Tragedy Of The European Union'

Posted 03.13.2014 | World

George Soros is speaking about his new book, "The Tragedy of the European Union" at the London School of Economics on Thursday, March 13th at 2:00-3:3...

George Soros Bet $1.3 Billion The Stock Market Will Fall

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business

George Soros, the billionaire hedge-fund manager who has broken the British pound and some Republican hearts, is betting that the U.S. stock market co...

Paul Blumenthal

These Billionaires Are Now Ready For Hillary

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More political donors are getting Ready for Hillary. The super PAC formed to promote a potential 2016 Democratic presidential bid by for...

Soros Pledges $1 Million In Syria Aid

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.08.2013 | World

Billionaire George Soros is pledging $1 million in humanitarian aid for Syria. Soros made the announcement in his acceptance speech for the Internatio...

Dick Cheney Swings At Hillary Clinton Over Benghazi Attack

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney appeared on conservative Hugh Hewitt’s radio program Thursday, criticizing former Secretary of State Hillary Clint...

George Soros Backs Hillary 2016

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros, a major Democratic donor, is backing an effo...

Helping From Outside: Interview With Aryeh Neier

John Feffer | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
John Feffer

In the wake of the changes of 1989, many outside organizations rushed to East-Central Europe to see how they could be involved. But there was one organization that didn't have to rush to East-Central Europe because it was already there.

Ryan Grim

Secretive Liberal Donor Network Rethinks Its Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The secretive network of liberal donors known as the Democracy Alliance has chosen longtime progressive activist Gara LaMarche to be its...

Soros Marries For The Third Time

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2013 | Business

By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) - George Soros, the 83-year-old billionaire investor, philanthropist and active supporte...

Michael Douglas Is Staying With Whom?!

Posted 09.17.2013 | Celebrity

Where would you run to, if you broke up with your longtime significant other? Michael Douglas recently split with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and appare...

Ceci n'est ni un Blog ni une Blague (This Is Neither a Blog Nor a Joke)

Ira Israel | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts
Ira Israel

Are we witnessing a new epoch of exceptionally bright and gifted directors, writers, and actors infusing pop culture with winks to high culture or possibly converging the two?

George Soros Announces Endorsement In NYC Mayor Race

Posted 08.06.2013 | New York

George Soros endorsed Public Advocate Bill de Blasio for New York City mayor on Tuesday. The billionaire businessman and liberal philanthropist pi...

Soros charitable foundation sometimes leans right

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Adam Wollner June 17, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, n...

The Transformative Potential of the Poor

Susan Davis | Posted 08.14.2013 | Impact
Susan Davis

You may have heard of the concept of "inclusive growth," the idea that the increasing economic prosperity should benefit everyone, including...

Billionaires Unchained

Andy Kroll | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Andy Kroll

Simply tallying Adelson's wins and losses -- or the Koch brothers', or George Soros's, or any other mega-donors' -- misses the bigger point.

Report: George Soros Just Made $19 Million In 36 Hours

Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

George Soros may have just done it again. Rumors are circulating that the billionaire investor made $19 million in just 36 hours by betting that t...

George Soros Discloses Enormous Bet On Troubled American Company

AP | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Shares of beleaguered retailer J.C. Penney rose more than 6 percent in aftermarket trading on Thursday after billionaire financier George ...

Jason Linkins

George Soros Is Not Dead

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.18.2013 | Media

Just in case you've heard that "enigmatic financier, liberal philanthropist" George Soros has shuffled off this mortal coil, let's be clear. He is ali...

LOOK: Reuters Prematurely Publishes George Soros' Obit

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

Reuters prematurely published an obituary for billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros Thursday afternoon. The news outlet said it "w...