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The Man Who Broke the Bank of England

Saturday, November 5, 2016 23:47
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The Man Who Broke the Bank of England
George Soros (/ˈsɔːroʊs/[3] or /ˈsɔːrɒs/; Hungarian: Soros György, pronounced [ˈʃoroʃ ˈɟørɟ]; born August 12, 1930, as György Schwartz; Hungarian: Schwartz György) is a Hungarian-American business magnate,[4][5] investor, philanthropist, political activist, and author.[a] He is chairman of Soros Fund Management. He is known as “The Man Who Broke the Bank of England” because of his short sale of US$10 billion worth of pounds, making him a profit of $1 billion during the 1992 Black Wednesday UK currency crisis.[8][9][10] Soros is one of the 30 richest people in the world.[11]
Soros is a well known supporter of American progressive and American liberal political causes.[12] Between 1979 and 2011 Soros donated more than $11 billion to various philanthropic causes.[13][14] He played a significant role in the peaceful transition from communism to capitalism in Eastern Europe in the late 1980s and early 1990s, [9] and provided one of Europe's largest higher education endowments to the Central European University in Budapest.[15] Soros is also the chairman of the Open Society Foundations.
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Adair Turner was a director at the Bank of England, is a governing board member for the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.
Note: Open Society Foundations was a funder for the Institute for New Economic Thinking, the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank), the Human Rights Watch, and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
George Soros is the founder & chairman for the Open Society Foundations, a co-founder for the Institute for New Economic Thinking, a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, a co-chair, national finance council for the Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary), the founder of Soros Fund Management, was a benefactor for the Human Rights Watch, and the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Human Rights Watch.
John J. Studzinski is a director at the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank), a director at theHuman Rights Watch, and was a co-head of investment banking for HSBC Holdings plc.
HSBC Holdings plc was a funder for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
Hillary Rodham Clinton was a director at the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, and is the candidate for the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary)supported the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis is a fundraiser for the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign, was a member of the Hillary Clinton California Women's Leadership Council, and a U.S. ambassador for Hungary.
HSBC Holdings plc was a funder for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
James B. Comey was a director at HSBC Holdings plc, and is the director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Rachel Lomax is a director at HSBC Holdings plc, and was a deputy governor for the Bank of England.
Janice R. Lomaxwas a director at HSBC Holdings plc, and a deputy governor for the Bank of England.
John R.H. Bond was the chairman for HSBC Holdings plc, and a director at the Bank of England.
Ben Broadbent is a deputy governor for the Bank of England, and was a senior European economist for the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company).
Mark J. Carney is a governor at the Bank of England, a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, and was a managing director at the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company).
Michael Cohrs is a director at the Bank of England, and was the head of equity capital markets for the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company).
Andrew Benitowas a research manager, senior economist for the Bank of England, and is a senior European economist for the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company).
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company) was a funder for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
Jon S. Corzine was the chairman & CEO for the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company), a funder for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, and was the chairman & CEO for the MF Global Holdings Ltd.
Soros Fund Management was a buyer of assets, post-bankruptcy for MF Global Holdings Ltd.
Martin J. Glynnwas a director at the MF Global Holdings Ltd, and the CEO for HSBC Bank USA NA.
HSBC Bank USA NAis a subsidiary of the HSBC Holdings plc, and a borrower at the Bailout – Term Auction Facility.
2008-2010 financial bailout was a government program Bailout – Term Auction Facility.
Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) was a program for the 2008-2010 financial bailout.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company)was a participant in the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
Kathleen L. Brownwas the chairman of investment banking, Midwest for the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company), and is a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago.    
Commercial Club of Chicago, Members Directory A-Z (Past Research)
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Penny S. Pritzkeris a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce for the Barack Obama administration, a director at the Export-Import Bank of the US, was the national finance chair, fundraiser for the 2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign, a co-chair for the 2009 Barack Obama inaugural committee, a fundraiser, national co-chair for the 2012 Barack Obama presidential campaign, a contributor for the 2013 Barack Obama inaugural committee, the host for the Barack Obama fund-raising dinner, 7/2/2008, and Craig M. Robinson’s basketball coach for the children's team.
Eugene K. Lawsonwas the vice chairman for the Export-Import Bank of the US, and is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.
George Soros is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, and a co-chair, national finance council for the Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary).
Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary)supported the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
Patricia M. Louiis a fundraiser for the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign, and was a director at the Export-Import Bank of the US.
April H. Foleywas the 1st VP & vice chair for the Export-Import Bank of the US, and a U.S. ambassador for Hungary.
Kenneth D. Brodywas the president & chairman for the Export-Import Bank of the US, and a general partner for the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (Bailout Company).
John D. Macomberwas the president of the Export-Import Bank of the US, a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, and is a director at the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank).
McKinsey & Company was a funder for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
Chelsea V. Clintonwas an employee at McKinsey & Company, and is the vice chair for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
William J. Clintonis the founder of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, an adviser for the Teneo Holdings LLC, and is an adviser for the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary)supported the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
George Soros is a co-chair, national finance council for the Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary), and the founder of the Soros Fund Management.
Soros Fund Management was a buyer of assets, post-bankruptcy for MF Global Holdings Ltd.
MF Global Holdings Ltd. was a Teneo Holdings LLC client.
Douglas J. Bandis the president of the Teneo Holdings LLC, and was William J. Clinton’s counselor, and a deputy assistant to the president for the William J. Clinton administration.
Huma Abedin was a consultant for the Teneo Holdings LLC, a consultant for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, is the vice chairman for the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign, and Hillary Rodham Clinton’saide.
MF Global Holdings Ltd. was a Teneo Holdings LLC client.
Soros Fund Management was a buyer of assets, post-bankruptcy for MF Global Holdings Ltd.
George Soros is the founder of the Soros Fund Management, a co-chair, national finance council for the Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary), the founder & chairman for the Open Society Foundations, the a co-founder for the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.
Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary)supported the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
Open Society Foundations was a funder for the Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Adair Turner is a governing board member for the Institute for New Economic Thinking, a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, and was a director at the Bank of England.
Bank of Englandis a member of the Bank for International Settlements.
Janet L. Yellenis a director at the Bank for International Settlements, the chair for the Federal Open Market Committee, the chair for the Federal Reserve Board, and was the Council of Economic Advisers chairman for the William J. Clinton administration.
Madeleine K. Albright was the secretary of state for the William J. Clinton administration, and is Alice P. Albright’s mother.
Alice P. Albrightis Madeleine K. Albright’s daughter, and was the EVP & COO for the Export-Import Bank of the US.
John D. Macomberwas the president of the Export-Import Bank of the US, a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, and is a director at the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank).
McKinsey & Company was a funder for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
Chelsea V. Clintonwas an employee at McKinsey & Company, and is the vice chair for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
William J. Clintonis the founder of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, an adviser for the Teneo Holdings LLC, and is an adviser for the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary)supported the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
George Soros is a co-chair, national finance council for the Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary), and the founder of the Soros Fund Management.
Soros Fund Management was a buyer of assets, post-bankruptcy for MF Global Holdings Ltd.

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