George Soros - Festival Economia 2012

George Soros is a Hungarian-American investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Management and is known as the man who broke the Bank of England' because of his US$1bn in investment profits during the 1992 Black Wednesday UK currency crisis.

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George Soros Urges Angela Merkel To Consider Quitting Euro

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George Soros, the billionaire speculator best known as "the man who broke the Bank of England" in 1992, has launched a stinging critique of Germany's role in the euro crisis and suggested the single currency's prospects would be improved if its most dominant member were to quit.

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