George Soros Growth from Rags to Riches

George Soros is a big name in the World we live in. He is a great trader and for sure a successful guru. Having been featured by Forbes as the World’s 19th richest man in the World on February 2017, Soros is known to be a man who has helped so many people in the World. He is a hedge fund trader, philanthropist and an advocate of pure democracy. Soros was born in Budapest a town in the Kingdom of Hungary. His father was a lawyer and the mother a writer. He was very young during the Budapest siege and escaped death by a whisker. He was rescued by his parents from the house to house operation. George Soros relocated for the Kingdom of Hungary to England to further his studies. He joined The London School of Economics to study a bachelor of science in Philosophy and later pursued masters at the same University. He struggled to get a better job but it was a preparation for good life. George Solos after graduating started to look for a job. He worked for several companies that enabled him to gain the experience that has made him the great person he is today.

George Soros applied to be listed for many interviews and later settled for a salesman job at a fancy goods mobile store. The company’s name was Welsh Seaside resorts. This was one of his lowest moments of his life and he felt as if the World had betrayed him.After Welsh and traveling with a van selling goods, he found a fellow Hungarian who was a director of Singer and Friedlander. That was in the year 1954 and he was employed as a clerk. He was later transferred to the arbitrage department. In 1956, a fellow employee recognized his skills and competence and directed him to his father’s brokerage company by the name F.M. Mayer and started working as an arbitrage trader. His field of specialization was European stock. He worked for three years and continued to grow in his career.

He then joined Wertheim and Co and worked as an analyst. He worked until the year 1963 which he thought and planned to save $500,000. This money was meant to take him to back to England to study philosophy. He also worked for ten years at Arnhold and S. Bleinchroeder as Vice President. That is when he grew his interest in the job. He worked on trading strategies with $100,000 investment.He later formed Soros Fund, a company that has made him climb his success ladder.He is also the World leading philanthropic and has helped black people attain University education in South Africa. George Soros is also involved in politics in many ways. He has donated a lot of money to civil society groups to promote peace across the globe. He started with Soviet states but of late he has reached out to great people in the World.