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  • '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.

  • Last Call: Ben Bernanke and Groundhog Day Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:01 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke prepares to testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill.

    Earnings season heats up as Intel and Yahoo beat expectations; Hank Greenberg gets a legal victory and the FDA approves Vivus anti-obesity pill.

  • More Gloom From Bernanke Could Light Up Stocks Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 3:14 AM ET
    U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke arrives to testify at the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill.

    Sadly, it’s a gloomy Ben Bernanke that makes risk markets happy, and traders will be watching the Fed chairman again Wednesday to see if he sounds just as dour in a second day of Congressional testimony.

  • Lightning Round Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 6:40 PM ET
    Lightning Round

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Turning Junk Food Into Profit Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 6:40 PM ET
    Turning Junk Food Into Profit

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer breaks down the restaurant sector to find the best investments for your money.

  • Make 'Mad Money' With a Newsworthy Play Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 6:25 PM ET
    Make 'Mad Money' With a Newsworthy Play

    If you want to come up with great stock picks, you need to look beyond the business pages, where everyone else is focused like a laser, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Cedar Fair CEO: 'Staycation' Here to Stay Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 6:15 PM ET
    Cedar Fair CEO: 'Staycation' Here to Stay

    Cedar Fair CEO Matt Ouimet, discusses his company's "record sales," what he learned from Disney, and where he is taking the company next.

  • Cramer Is Turning Anger Into Action Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 6:00 PM ET
    Cramer Is Turning Anger Into Action

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why anger against crooks and politicians that affect the markets only invigorates him to work harder to find opportunities.