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Delivering Alpha 2012

  • Delivering Alpha Agenda Monday, 3 Sep 2012 | 3:18 AM ET

    Read the schedule of upcoming events.

  • Working Hard to Protect Workers Pensions  Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 6:08 AM ET

    Damon Silvers, AFL-CIO director of policy, discusses the factors contributing to a weak economy, and weighs in on the nation's pension crisis.

  • Why Corporate Fraud Is So Rampant: Wall Street's Cop Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:33 PM ET

    Some of the worst securities frauds have been at top companies, enabled by Wall Street money managers, says Preet Bharara.

  • The Falling Fortunes of the One Percent Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 10:59 AM ET

    A new report shows that the One Percenters lost more income and paid higher tax rates than the rest of the population.

  • Ackman: We Can Make 15 Times Our Money on J.C. Penney Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 6:21 PM ET
    William Ackman
  • Be an ‘Income Hog’: BlackRock’s Kapito Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    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.

  • New York City skyline

    You might call it Davos on the Hudson. The second-annual CNBC-Institutional Investor investment conference features three U.S. Treasury secretaries, several billionaires and a veritable who's who of the investing world, from private equity firms to hedge funds to real estate.

  • Delivering Alpha 2012: Invest with The Best Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:08 PM ET

    CNBC and Institutional Investor are pleased to host the 2nd Annual Delivering Alpha Conference in New York City.

  • Geithner: Growth Too Slow, but on Right Track Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 9:16 AM ET
    Tim Geithner speaking at Delivering Alpha

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the economy is "definitely slower," but defended the Obama administration's actions and said Washington needs to take aggressive action to promote growth.

  • Featured Speaker - Henry R. Kravis Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:04 PM ET
    Henry R. Kravis, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, KKR

    The co-founder of the trailblazing private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is actively involved in managing the firm famous for its leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco 25 years ago.

  • Opening Keynote Speaker - Timothy F. Geithner Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 2:37 PM ET

    The Treasury secretary is one of President Obama's longest-serving Cabinet members and has held key posts at the Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund.

  • How Did The Big Ideas of Delivering Alpha 2011 Fare? Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    Three of our panelists definitely delivered the goods, with prescient calls on US stocks, value-add consumer goods and Yahoo! Others, however, missed the mark on such things as the Hong Kong dollar and sovereign defaults.

  • A Tale of Two Treasury Secretaries Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:16 PM ET

    Hank Paulson and Robert Rubin both ran Goldman Sachs before taking the top Treasury post, but the similarities end there. One's a Republican, the other a Democrat. One's  associated with crisis and hardship, the other with calm and prosperity. Now they'll share a stage together.

  • Kravis Brought KKR, Private Equity Into Mainstream Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    Henry Kravis' KKR has developed far beyond traditional private equity; it is now a large, publicly traded, investment firm with diversified businesses that include capital markets and offices around the globe.

  • Time to 'Separate Men From Boys' in Hedge Funds Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:06 PM ET

    A once-promising year for hedge funds has turned into another trudge through the muck, indicating that it may be time for the industry to rethink the way it does business.

  • Pension Chief Says Stocks 'Fairly-Well Priced' Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 8:53 AM ET

    Jim Leech, head of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, says the plan's portfolio is now 45 percent stocks.

  • Time to Start Picking Up European Trash? Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 10:27 AM ET

    The first panel discussion at Delivering Alpha saw a sharp, if polite, divide on the subject of Europe.

  • Emerging Opportunities in Emerging Markets Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 10:51 AM ET

    Despite the recent slump in several high-profile emerging markets, the group remains a promising investment opportunity, according to a panel of top money managers at at CNBC-Institutional Investor 2012 Delivering Alpha conference in New York.

  • Tackling America's Public-Pension Time Bomb Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:49 PM ET

    The nation's coming public-pension crisis is more a matter of under-funding than generous benefits and poor money management, according to a diverse group of panels at the CNBC-Institutional Investor 2012 Delivering Alpha investment conference in New York.

  • Going Long Illiquidity: Blue Mountain's Feldstein Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 1:56 PM ET

    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.

Delivering Alpha 2012 Advisory Board

  • Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, President and CEO, The Rock Greek Group

    After a long and successful career on Wall Street, Schloss now works for New York City, where he is deputy comptroller for asset management and chief investment officer for the New York City Retirement System.

  • Ashbel Williams, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Florida State Board of Administration (SBA)

    Williams, executive director and CIO of the Florida State Board of Administration, has spent much of his career in state government, but he's also worked in the hedge fund business in New York.   

  • Jennifer Vaccaro, Director of Institutional Sales, Investec Asset Management

    Vaccaro is director of institutional sales at Investec Asset Management, overseeing new business development in the North America institutional market. She has held senior sales positions at several other firms.

Delivering Alpha 2012 Video

  • Signs that investors are moving out of defensive names like Wal-Mart and Exxon-Mobil and into more risky areas like specialty retail, with David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington

  • The American Antitrust Institute says that less competition in the airline industry would produce higher fares. Diana Moss, American Antitrust Institute, and Henry Harteveldt, Atmosphere Research Group, discuss.

  • U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara is interviewed by Jim Cramer at the "Delivering Alpha" conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor on July 18, 2012 in New York City. This is an unedited video of the complete event.

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