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  • Well-Endowed Colleges & Universities     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 12:24 PM ET

    A look at investment strategies and how universities are managing their endowments, with Scott Seidle, Purdue University CIO.

  • Divergence in Commodities     Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 9:50 AM ET

    Not all commodities have performed alike- so what's behind this divergence? CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains.

  • Activism Advocate Myners to Join Cevian Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 2:34 AM ET

    Paul Myners, the former City minister who urged institutional shareholders to engage more with corporate boards, is to become UK chairman of Cevian Capital, Europe’s largest activist fund manager, reports the FT.

  • Hedging Futures Contracts: CNBC Explains     Sunday, 29 May 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    Do margin contracts really defend market participants from commodity price volatility? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy verifies the math. Then he explains how these contracts work in practice.

  • How Bond God Jeff Gundlach Got Into Finance Friday, 27 May 2011 | 12:42 PM ET
    Jeffrey Gundlach

    Jeff Gundlach got into investment management because he couldn't find "investing banking" in the phone book.

  • Takeover Deals Slowdown     Friday, 27 May 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports risk arbitrageurs have hit a rough spot, including Lundin Mining's failure to find an acceptable takeover bid.

  • Despite "a machine gun" being taken to equity markets this year, the asset class' longer term poor performance has masked its considerable resilience, Guy Monson, fund manager at Sarasin & Partners, said.

  • Commentary: The Nature of Investors Has Changed Friday, 27 May 2011 | 1:39 AM ET
    A commodities trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    If in doubt, blame speculators. That has been the popular political mantra in recent years whenever commodity and energy prices have soared. And events have now poured more fuel on the fire., according to the FT.

  • Einhorn & the Mets vs. Microsoft     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    Analyzing which is the better investment strategy: buying into the New York Mets, or spending on software giant, Microsoft, with CNBC's Darren Rovell & Herb Greenberg, and Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners.

  • Indiana's Investing Whiz Kid     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    Talking investment strategy with twenty-one year old contest winner, Sunjay Gorawara, Indiana University student.

  • Hedge Fund Mangers and Pro Sports     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 12:27 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Gary Kaminsky discussing the growing list of hedge fund mangers buying stakes in major league teams, and then share some final thoughts on Mark Haines, who passes away suddenly at the age of 65.

  • Yesterday at the end of his Ira Sohn presentation (after telling Steve Ballmer to do the right thing and quit Microsoft), David Einhorn added “Go Mets!” with little grin on his face, like he had a secret…which apparently was that he just bought a minority stake in the team.

  • Hedge Fund Manager Buys Stake in New York Mets Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:25 AM ET

    The deal is aid to be for $200 million and would be for less than 49 percent ownership of the major league team.

  • Hedge Fund Manager Buys Stake in New York Mets Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:20 AM ET
    New York Mets

    The deal is aid to be for $200 million and would be for less than 49 percent ownership of the major league team.

  • Newly Obtained Report Details Libyan Investments Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 7:02 PM ET

    The anti-corruption group Global Witness says it has obtained a document that details for the first time the involvement of Western banks—including some in the U.S.—in financing the regime of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddhafi.

  • The Science Behind Jim Chanos's Anti-Green Energy Trade Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 4:29 PM ET
    James S. Chanos

    Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates told the Ira Sohn Investment Conference today that he is short green energy.

  • Steve Eisman Emerges as Ira Sohn Winner Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 2:11 PM ET
    Steve Eisman

    The Ira Sohn Investment Research is underway in New York today. You will no doubt be hearing a lot about the forecasts and strategies of some of the biggest names in investing.

  • Five Things to Watch: AIG's Return and More Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 9:08 PM ET

    Tornadoes ravage the midwest, hedge fund big-wigs talk their books and AIG's secondary offering makes the grade. Here's what we're watching…

  • BJ's Bid in Limbo     Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 4:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports latest details on the takeover bid for the big box store.

  • Where’s the fast money finding opportunity? In this regular feature Anthony Scaramucci aka The Hedge reveals his latest greatest pick!

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