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  • Kinetic Concepts is Acquired By Private Equity Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 3:34 PM ET

    The company’s agreement to be purchased by a consortium led by private equity firm Apax Partners followed what I am told was a dalliance that was begun by Apax and resulted in more or less exclusive talks deigned to complete a deal.

  • Templeton Fund Has Faith in Value Stocks: Manager Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    In the current difficult market, investors should "have faith" in large-cap value stocks, Templeton Global Balanced Fund portfolio manager Lisa Myers told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Two Reasons Bernanke Rallied Stocks Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 2:06 PM ET
  • Large Cap Value Plays Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 1:40 PM ET
    Large Cap Value Plays

    An inside look at where to find the best stocks for your portfolio, with Lisa Myers, Templeton Global Equity portfolio manager.

  • Busch: A Currency Trade for the Next Three Days Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:56 PM ET
    One hundred dollar bill and one hundred euro bank note

    Risk-off sentiment is easing, but the European debt crisis is not even close to being solved. Here's how to trade the new mood.

  • QE3: Risk Trade Back On? Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 12:42 PM ET
    QE3: Risk Trade Back On?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman says, the Fed chairman took QE3 out of drydock, and the Fast Money traders debating whether now is the time to invest in commodities.

  • Bernanke Grilled: 'Is Gold Money?' Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    In between the rants of congressmen, Mr. Bernanke was asked a somewhat improbable question: is gold money?

  • GE CEO Immelt on Economy & Jobs Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 11:30 AM ET
    GE CEO Immelt on Economy & Jobs

    General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt shares his perspective on the economy and why businesses are wary to expand and create jobs because of uncertainty.

  • NYSE-Deutsche Boerse Merger on Track Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 11:29 AM ET

    Deutsche Boerse shareholders have tendered 60.16 percent of their shares as of this morning, the final day of voting. They need 75 percent to approve the merger. They have until 6pm tonight (New York time) to vote.

  • Bernanke Testimony — Highlights Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    In addressing the "soft patch," he again went to his fallback position...

  • Stocks Jump Amid Hopes for More Stimulus Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 11:03 AM ET

    Stocks gained more than 1 percent Wednesday, breaking a three-day losing streak, after Ben Bernanke said the Federal Reserve is ready to provide additional stimulus if the economy continues to weaken.  

  • Bill Gross Buying Italian Debt? Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 9:57 AM ET

    Also: China GDP rose 9.5 percent in Q2, better than the 9.3 percent gain that was expected. This will give the Chinese additional resolve to raise rates. More caution on chips. And Ben Bernanke will be on Capitol Hill today.

  • Stocks to Watch: Apple, Capital One, Netflix and More... Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 9:52 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Futures Gain Amid Global Economic Optimism Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 9:09 AM ET

    Futures gained Wednesday after finishing lower for the third-straight session as optimism about the global economy improved despite the continuing euro zone debt crisis.

  • Futures Gain Amid Global Economic Optimism Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 8:23 AM ET

    Futures gained Wednesday after finishing lower for the third-straight session as optimism about the global economy improved despite the continuing euro zone debt crisis.

  • Rich Americans Spend More on Luxury Goods Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 4:53 AM ET

    Wealthy Americans, who are expected to increase their spending on luxury items by 8 percent to $359 billion this year, are no longer embarassed at flaunting their wealth despite an economic slowdown which has caused hardship on many who have lost their jobs, David Arnold, publisher of luxury magazine the Robb Report told CNBC.

  • Corn, Not Sugar, Offers Sweet Returns: Analyst Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 3:58 AM ET

    Corn and sugar prices may have rallied on Tuesday, but for investors looking to profit from an agricultural trade, one analyst is putting his money in corn, over sugar.

  • Taiwan Funeral Service Provider a Good Pick: Pro Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 1:22 AM ET

    Taiwan's columbaria products and funeral services provider Lung Yen Life Service, which recently invested $40 million to set up a subsidiary in China, has an analyst bullish on its future earning prospects.

  • Simon Grose-Hodge of LGT Bank Singapore recommends buying Chinese bank and property stocks at their current prices.

    As stronger than expected second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) numbers from China quell fears of the country's growth slowing down, one analyst says now is the time to invest in China's "consumer story" with banking and property stocks attractively priced.

  • Bernanke Testifies to Congress on U.S. Monetary Policy

    Traders will be tuned in to Bernanke's Senate testimony Wednesday to see what he says about the economy and any new stimulus measures. Don't get too excited about a QE3, one economist said — that was just the Fed thinking out loud.