George Soros: World's Champion Bull Rider

George Soros is Wall Street's most successful investor

The incredible bull market in stocks has produced billions in profits for investors over the past 4 1/2 years -- and millions in losses for those caught in the market's occasional steep downswings. That seesawing continued last week as the Dow Jones index of 30 industrial stocks ended the week at 2235.37, after skyrocketing by 66.47 points one day and dropping by 51.13 the next. Amid the ups and downs, no investor has done better than George Soros, 56. During the past two years alone, the soft-spoken, Hungarian-born manager of a fund known as Quantum has amassed a staggering $1.5 billion...

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