The inquisitor: The dollar is dead

Billionaire currency speculator George Soros was putting the international market turmoil in perspective last week.

26th January, 2008

Billionaire currency speculator George Soros was putting the international market turmoil in perspective last week.

The Hungarian-born investor suggested at the World Economic Forum in Davos that central banks had basically lost the plot. They needed to take control, show leadership, and above all, bail out investors.

Even more interesting were Soros’s comments the previous day in the Financial Times. He described the financial crisis as the worst in 60 years and one which marks...

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