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  • 5 Stocks Insiders Love Right Now Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:51 PM ET
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    Insiders usually buy their own shares for one reason: They think the stock is a bargain and has tremendous upside. Here's a look at several stocks that insiders have been doing some big guying in per Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

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

  • 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.

  • Is the Euro's Slide Slowing? Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:29 PM ET
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    The euro's slide has been steep lately, but this strategist sees some leveling out ahead.

  • 'Delivering Alpha' in Emerging Markets Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:15 PM ET
    'Delivering Alpha' in Emerging Markets

    The FMHR traders have the play on where to find the best returns in this market. Also, Nathan Sandler, ICE Canyon co-founder, explains where to find the "sweet spot" when investing in emerging markets.

  • Trading Cooperman's Top Picks Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
    Trading Cooperman's Top Picks

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the FMHR traders weigh in on legendary hedge fund investor, Leon Cooperman's top picks, including Qualcomm, Wastson Pharma, and Western Union. Also, the cloud play on Intel ahead of Microsoft's Window 8 release.

  • Maria's 'Delivering Alpha' Panel Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 11:45 AM ET
    Maria's 'Delivering Alpha' Panel

    Some of the biggest names on Wall Street gather in New York to express their views on the best investment idea in this market, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo. Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman & CEO delivers a few of his ideas.

  • 'Deception Detector' Hunts for Wall Street’s Secrets Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
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    A veteran CIA "deception detector" reviewed videotapes of high-profile financial figures — based on years of drawing confessions from spies. Here are his findings.

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

  • Corn Prices Headed for Record Highs as Crop Shrinks Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 10:48 AM ET
    A farmer looks over an ear of corn picked from one of his fields near Ashley, Illinois. According to the Illinois Farm Bureau the state is experiencing the sixth driest year on record.

    Corn futures are heading to record highs on reports of wider crop devastation, and as forecasts show continued hot, dry weather threatening even more of this year’s crop.

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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.

  • Pension Chief Says Stocks 'Fairly-Well Priced' Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 8:53 AM ET
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    Jim Leech, head of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, says the plan's portfolio is now 45 percent stocks.

  • Giving the US Economy a Boost with Mortgages Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 8:15 AM ET
    Giving the US Economy a Boost with Mortgages

    Richard Perry, Perry Capital CEO, discusses how the U.S. economy can get a boost by opening up the mortgage markets again and putting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac back on stable ground.

  • Power Broker Sees Profit Potential in Europe Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 8:05 AM ET
    Power Broker Sees Profit Potential in Europe

    Richard Perry, Perry Capital CEO, discusses managing risk; how to profit from sovereign debt problems in Europe; and the future of the euro.

  • Stocks to Watch: BAC, BLK, TIF & More Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 8:02 AM ET
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    Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers.

  • Pension Powerhouse on Private Equity Returns Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 7:30 AM ET
    Pension Powerhouse on Private Equity Returns

    James Leech, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan president & CEO, discusses returns in private equity and where he is finding investment opportunities.

  • United States Federal Reserve

    The U.S. Federal Reserve could ease monetary policy when policymakers meet in August or September, although a large move is more likely to come only after the elections later in the year, Goldman Sachs said in a report.

  • Option Bulls Bet Navistar Will Hit the Gas Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 5:54 AM ET
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    Navistar International has faced heavy downward pressure, but now some traders apparently think that it's ready to shine.