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  • Time to Bail Out on Treasurys? Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 11:27 AM ET
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    Enough of the Fed’s quantitative easing and ever-declining Treasury yields. There are decent fixed income options out there, if you're starving for yield.

  • Is Your House Underinsured? Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 11:26 AM ET
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    Most Americans assume that their property insurance covers the full replacement cost of their home. Not necessarily. Check out these dos and don'ts.

  • A Two-Faced Strategy to Playing the Election Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 11:25 AM ET
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    Investors can probably expect solid gains for their 2012 stock portfolios. But the fortunes of individual sectors will also rise and fall in the years ahead, depending on which political party wins the White House in November.

  • Does Your 401(k) Have an Annuity? Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 11:24 AM ET
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    With more people worried about the finances of retirement, the concept of a guaranteed income stream for life  is gaining in popularity.

  • For Hedge Funds, a Half Percent Is the New Move Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 3:56 PM ET
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    Wary of geopolitical tumult and eager for their first quiet August in years, some hedge-fund managers scaled back the size and scope of their bets in recent weeks, a pullback that was reflected, say traders, in muted monthly returns.

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    Last spring Dunkin' Donuts launched a campaign in South Korea known as Flavor Radio to build brand awareness for their coffee. Devices that looked and operated like air fresheners were installed on commuter buses in Seoul to lure in customers to their stores.

  • Turkey Economic Profile Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 9:56 AM ET

    Population: 73,639,596 Currency: Lira Natural resources: coal, iron ore, copper, chromium, antimony, mercury, gold, barite, borate, celestite (strontium), emery, feldspar, limestone, magnesite, marble, perlite, pumice, pyrites, clay, arable land, hydropower Industries: textiles, food processing, autos, electronics, mining (coal, chromate, copper, boron), steel, petroleum, construction, lumber, paper

  • Where's the Income? Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:50 AM ET
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    Today's fixed-income market has gotten so lean, where's the income? With market interest rates at stunningly low levels, traditional fixed-income investments that are "fixed" from a safety point of view do not generate meaningful "income"—and those that offer "income" often come with so much risk that one can hardly call them "fixed."

  • Ackman: We Can Make 15 Times Our Money on J.C. Penney Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 6:21 PM ET
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  • Surprise! Preet Bharara Is Really Funny Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 5:36 PM ET
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    Who would have thought that the man who may be Wall Street’s toughest cop would be the funniest guy at the Delivering Alpha conference?

  • Ackman Takes Activist Stance on P&G Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 5:25 PM ET
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    Pershing Square Capital Management founder Bill Ackman told the audience at Delivering Alpha that his fund would take an activist role in Proctor & Gamble.

  • Paulson, Rubin Warn on 'Fiscal Cliff' Dangers Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 5:06 PM ET
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    Two Treasury secretaries from two different parties who served under two different circumstances agree on one thing: The U.S. has to, and probably will, avoid the 'fiscal cliff.'

  • Be an ‘Income Hog’: BlackRock’s Kapito Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:55 PM ET
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    Sitting in cash is a mistake, Robert Kapito, BlackRock president, tells CNBC’s “Closing Bell” after speaking at the "Delivering Alpha" conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor.

  • Romney Should Be Proud of Private Equity: Kravis Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 3:22 PM ET
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    Private equity kingpin Henry Kravis thinks presidential candidate Mitt Romney doesn't need to apologize for his prominent role in the industry.

  • Going Long Illiquidity: Blue Mountain's Feldstein Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 1:56 PM ET
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    Appetite for liquidity has pushed down yields on the most liquid credit instruments and created value opportunities in less liquid bonds and bank loans, Andrew Feldstein told the CNBC and Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference.

  • Jim Chanos: Hewlett Packard Is 'Ultimate Value Trap' Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 1:22 PM ET
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    Chanos said the company has been hiding the true costs of its R&D through acquisitions. Once the costs of these acquisitions are taken into account, revenues and cash flow at the company are “basically flat,” Chanos said.

  • What Stocks to Buy and What to Avoid: Leon Cooperman Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:47 PM ET
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    The veteran investing guru and chairman at Omega Advisors believes growth will continue at a modest pace, but stocks will climb because they're underpriced and supported by several factors.

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    We acted forcefully early on allegations banks were fixing the Libor interest rate, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said at the second annual CNBC and Institutional Investor's "Delivering Alpha" conference.

  • Time to Start Picking Up European Trash? Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 10:27 AM ET
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    The first panel discussion at Delivering Alpha saw a sharp, if polite, divide on the subject of Europe.

  • North Korean Leader Has a New Title: Marshal Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 10:26 AM ET
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    Soldiers danced in Pyongyang's plazas as North Korea announced Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un was named marshal, a title cementing his status atop the authoritarian nation's military as he makes key changes to the 1.2 million-man force.