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Call to the Floor / CEO Extra: Cognizant Technology Solutions

Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 1:55 PM ET

Cognizant Technology Solutions shares are up more than 60 percent over the past year, but how long can the run continue?

To find out, Cognizant chief financial officer Gordon Coburn appeared on Wednesday's "Fast Money Halftime Report."

Cognizant Tech CFO on Outsourcing Boom
Shares of outsourcing company Cognizant Technology Solutions are up more than 60% over the past year. Gordon Coburn, the company's CFO, tells CNBC what's behind the boom.

Watch the video to see the full interview.
















After the broadcast we talked a little more with Coburn. Check out what he told us in this web exclusive video.

Web Extra: Gordon Coburn, Cognizant
Cognizant Technology Solutions CFO Gordon Coburn on outsourcing outrage and why corporate spending behavior is a positive sign for the economy.



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DENNIS GARTMAN
Funds Managed by Dennis Gartman are long the Canadian Dollar
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