What George Soros’ life is really like: How the former hedge-fund manager built his $8.3 billion fortune, purchased a sprawling network of New York homes, and became the topic of international conspiracy theories

What George Soros’ life is really like: How the former hedge-fund manager built his...

Conspiracy theorists accuse former hedge-fund manager George Soros of aiding Nazis, conspiring to fill Budapest with refugees, and trying to start a Civil War in the United States. While these theories lack support, little is actually known about how the 88-year-old billionaire passes his days. Soros built his fortune running what was once the world's…
The Wall Street Journal reports that AMD gave China access to ‘state-of-the-art’ processors — but AMD is denying that it broke any laws

The Wall Street Journal reports that AMD gave China access to ‘state-of-the-art’ processors —...

Advanced Micro Devices on Friday denied that the chip giant broke US laws after a news report said an AMD joint venture gave China access to state-of-the-art processors. The AMD partnership with a military contractor is helping China compete with the US in building the next generation supercomputer with AMD's chip technology, according to a…
A wild scenario where Kevin Durant re-signs with the Warriors for an extra $57 million, then gets traded to the Knicks later is reportedly in play

A wild scenario where Kevin Durant re-signs with the Warriors for an extra $57...

Kevin Durant's massive free-agency decision is days away, and the latest reports indicate that he could attempt to make a move that pleases several parties. ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported on "Get Up!" on Thursday that one scenario in play for Durant is to help arrange a sign-and-trade from the Golden State Warriors to the New…
Trump says Iran made a ‘very big mistake’ by shooting down a US drone in an ominous tweet

Trump says Iran made a ‘very big mistake’ by shooting down a US drone...

President Donald Trump tweeted that Iran made a "very big mistake" Thursday after Iranian forces shot down a US drone. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps shot down a US Navy Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS-D) aircraft, specifically a RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude, Long, Endurance (HALE) drone that costs $123 million and was designed to be…
International summits like the G20 always seem to bring out the worst in Trump

International summits like the G20 always seem to bring out the worst in Trump

Summits are not supposed to be for strutting. Beyond the family photo of world leaders, they are structured to focus on substance over splash. The most powerful people on the planet get to spend a substantial amount of time together, building more personal bonds. This isn't a format that tends to suit one President Donald…
A top election analyst outlined a very plausible nightmare scenario for Democrats in 2020

A top election analyst outlined a very plausible nightmare scenario for Democrats in 2020

President Donald Trump won the electoral college despite losing the popular vote in 2016, and there are multiple possible scenarios by which he could so again in 2020. In on plausible scenario based on recent trends and outlined by The Cook Political Report election analyst Dave Wasserman, Trump could lose the popular vote by around…
Inside Slack’s direct listing: Here’s what actually went down between the tech company and its Wall Street advisers

Inside Slack’s direct listing: Here’s what actually went down between the tech company and...

There were 10 banks listed on Slack's S-1, the registration paperwork for its direct listing — but don't go calling them underwriters. Slack started trading Thursday at $38.50, up from the New York Stock Exchange's own reference price, which it set at $26 a share on Wednesday evening. The stock finished the day close to…
Trump reportedly signed off on attacking Iran, but the plans were canceled later that night

Trump reportedly signed off on attacking Iran, but the plans were canceled later that...

President Donald Trump approved attacking Iranian targets after it downed a US drone on Wednesday, but backed out on Thursday evening, according to several senior US officials cited in a New York Times report published Thursday night. Trump signed off on the plans after consulting with national security and congressional officials, and military leaders reportedly…
Nick Kyrgios was reportedly drinking in a local Wimbledon pub until 11 p.m. the night before his Rafael Nadal grudge match

Nick Kyrgios was reportedly drinking in a local Wimbledon pub until 11 p.m. the...

Nick Kyrgios reportedly drank in a local Wimbledon pub until 11 p.m. on Wednesday, just one night before his grudge match against Rafael Nadal. Kyrgios and Nadal share a bitter rivalry, one only heightened after the veteran accused the 24-year-old of lacking respect for the public earlier this year. His uncle, Toni Nadal, even called…
Tesla analysts up and down Wall Street are painting an ugly picture as the focus turns to all-important delivery numbers

Tesla analysts up and down Wall Street are painting an ugly picture as the...

Getty Images Tesla shareholders and analysts are gearing up for the electric automaker's second-quarter delivery figures, which are expected in the coming days. The results, which follow last quarter's poor numbers, arrive at a unique moment for the automaker; shares have bounced in recent weeks after a devastating months-long sell-off. Analysts at prominent Wall Street…

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