And while the financial crisis continued to deepen across the globe, the 78-year-old still managed to make $1.1 billion last year.
'It is, in a way, the culminating point of my life’s work,' he told national newspaper The Australian.
Culmination for him is the low point of millions. It was like that in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia in the 1990s, and in the new millenium he decided to go global in his profiting on misfortunes of common people.
The article also dubs him as the man who predicted the present economic meltdown. One has to wonder, given Soros' MO, whether it was not a self-fullfilling prophecy...
The question that bears asking is where he will spend his newly-earned money? Countries that pretend to have independent economic and any other policies, BE AWARE!