Hedge Funds

Soros attends $15K-a-plate dinner


Dining in Manhattan may be expensive, but forking out $15,000 is definitely on the high end. That's what George Soros paid to attend New York's elite gala du jour, cryptically titled the "Clinton Global Initiative." The September event, cast as something of a Bilderberg West, drew a number of political types, industry leaders and, of course, hedge fund managers. The dinner was headlined by U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton and her spouse and former president, Bill. Topics discussed included climate change, religion, business, and poverty. The program doubled as a platform for the senator to strengthen her stature in