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  • More billionaires take Buffett's pledge to give it away

     
    Warren Buffett and Bill Gates say they’ve gotten pledges from 38 other super-rich Americans to give most of their wealth away to charity or other philanthropic causes during their lifetimes or at their death. In an announcement Wednesday, Buffett said.....
  • Wall Street Roundup: Hot-potato mortgages. Vulture saviors.

     
    Hedge-fund giant quits. George Soros' one-time deputy Stanley Druckenmiller, who never had a losing year, told Bloomberg he decided to quit after having to miss a golf tournament in Scotland because of work. Hot-potato mortgages. Fannie Mae and Freddie...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Oliver Stone's Wall Street. Hedge fund giants.

     
    AIG plots exit. Two years after the government rescued it, American International Group is making concrete plans to pay back Washington and regain its independence. Oliver Stone's Wall Street. Oliver Stone walks a reporter through his decidedly critical...
  • Wall Street Roundup: The richest. SEC's Goldman problem.

     
    Mixed signals. For bad news, new figures show that the number of people filing for unemployment benefits rose last week. For good news, new figures show that the sales of existing homes increased last month, along with an index of......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Junk bonds shine. Soros and Greenspan are gloomy.

     
    Losing jobs but not hope. The American economy lost 95,000 more jobs last month, but investors are hopeful because the news could force the Federal Reserve to pour more money into the economy. Soros and Greenspan are gloomy. In separate......
  • George Soros gives $1 million to Media Matters to monitor Fox News

     
    George Soros had never donated to Media Matters. Until today. The international financier and liberal activist gave $1 million to the media watchdog group. Media Matters has been especially critical of Fox News Channel and Glenn Beck. In a statement,...
  • Multibillionaire investor George Soros backs Proposition 19

     
    George Soros, the multibillionaire investor who helped bankroll three initiatives to change drug laws in California, endorsed the marijuana legalization initiative Monday and plans to make a major financial contribution to the campaign. Soros, who...
  • Proposition 19: Russian reefer madness

     
    Besides George Soros, the marijuana legalization measure on California's Nov. 2 ballot has won itself few friends in high places. The Obama administration's position is nay, and just about every Democrat and Republican running for statewide office --...
  • Proposition 19 backers turn to Jon Stewart, Colbert and Comedy Central with marijuana ads

     
    With the election just five days away, the debate over Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization measure, is ramping up on the airwaves with both sides launching new commercials. The initiative’s supporters, armed with cash from recent major donations,...
  • Marijuana legalization backers plan final ad blitz

     
    The nation’s main advocacy group for drug policy reform laid out its final advertising strategy Friday for Proposition 19, targeting young people and voters in Southern California with advertising on radio, TV, the Internet and in the Los Angeles Times....
  • Soros: $$$ to Senate Dems, including Johnson

     
    In an interesting piece in the Observer, Azi points out that Michael Bloomberg and Tom Golisano aren't the only two billionaires trying to influence state politics with their money -- George Soros and his family have given roughly $1......