Born: August 12, 1930
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Occupation: Author, Business Magnate, Investor, and Philanthropist
Profile: Chairman of Soros Fund Management.
Number of Quotes: 4
As an anonymous participant in financial markets, I never had to weigh the social consequences of my actions ... I felt justified in ignoring them on the grounds that I was playing by the rules.
Financial markets ... resent any kind of government interference but they hold a belief deep down that if conditions get really tough the authorities will step in.
I am cautious about going against the herd. I am liable to be trampled on.
The prevailing wisdom is that markets are always right. I take the opposite position. I assume that markets are always wrong.