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  • Marcato largest Life Time Fitness shareholder Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    Marcato largest Life Time Fitness shareholder

    Mick McGuire, Marcato Capital Management, discusses his stake in Life Time Fitness, and what he makes of the company seeking private equity.

  • KKR: US economy is good, but investing is hard Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Alexander Navab

    KKR thinks the American economy is in good shape, even if the looming interest rate increase is likely to create some disruption.

  • Narrowing the skills gap Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 7:11 AM ET
    Narrowing the skills gap

    Daymond John, FUBU founder & CEO, discuss the importance of digital literacy and employment.

  • Beware tech bubble 2.0? Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 7:04 AM ET
    Beware tech bubble 2.0?

    I'm bullish on crowdfunding, says Steve Case, Case Foundation chairman, discussing the risks and rewards of angel investing. And Daymond John, FUBU founder & CEO, shares his concerns about nonqualified angel investors going into the market and not getting liquidity.

  • BOSTON, March 5- Hedge fund manager Patrick McCormack, a protégé of industry pioneer Julian Robertson, is shutting down his roughly $1.4 billion Tiger Consumer Management, according to a letter sent to investors. Bloomberg first reported the news. Running a hedge fund "takes a lot out of a person," said Don Steinbrugge, an industry consultant at Agecroft Partners.

  • BOSTON, March 5- Hedge fund manager Patrick McCormack is shutting down his roughly $1.4 billion Tiger Consumer Management, according to a letter sent to investors. Bloomberg first reported the news. When Stanley Druckenmiller and Chris Shumway announced their retirements in 2010 and 2011, their firms were liquidated.

  • Cuban on the tech bubble: There's no liquidity Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 4:27 PM ET
    Mark Cuban is shown in an episode of “Necessary Roughness.”

    Billionaire investor Mark Cuban says a private tech bubble fueled by apps and angel investors is worse than 2000's stock bubble.

  • Cuban: Tech bubble worse now than 15 years ago Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Investor Mark Cuban said private funding makes today's technology bubble worse than the stock-driven bubble of 2000.

  • McClendon seeks cash for next big venture Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:22 AM ET
    McClendon seeks cash for next big venture

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Aubrey McClendon of American Energy Partners is at it again, raising money for new drilling investments but there are a number of headwinds.

  • Why I'm not waiting for the oil bottom: Rubenstein Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group co-founder and managing director

    Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein told CNBC he is not waiting for oil to hit a bottom before investing in beaten-up energy companies.

  • Buffett: These investments are a 'fool's game' Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    Warren Buffett.

    Warren Buffett has a message for institutional investors: stop pouring money into those expensive high-end money managers.

  • The oil selloff created this buying opportunity Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:22 PM ET
    Installation of solar panels on a home in Park Ridge, Illinois.

    Some energy-linked stocks have sold off unfairly, presenting an excellent buying opportunity, according to a renewable investing expert.

  • European funds to prosper: Pro Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    European funds to prosper: Pro

    James Moore, global co-head of the private funds group at UBS, tells CNBC where private equity firms are putting their cash.

  • Watch out for this Turkish company, Jeff Bezos! Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    Turkish e-commerce website Hepsiburada.com

    The Abraaj Group has taken a 25 percent stake in Turkish online retailer Hepsiburada.com in a bid to help it grow.

  • Under pressure, European private equity specializes Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 4:25 AM ET

    Outgunned by Chinese and Middle Eastern funds and lacking U.S. rivals' breadth, European private equity is narrowing its view to specific industries.

  • Epic battle underway in the private equity world Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    Steve Schwarzman, co-founder and CEO of Blackstone Group LP at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    An all-time high of 2,209 private equity funds are currently seeking $811 billion from investors, according to new data.

  • The Drexel collapse, 25 years later Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 10:15 AM ET
    Michael Milken 1989

    Drexel Burnham Lambert, the investment bank famous for the high-yield or "junk" bonds it pioneered, filed for bankruptcy on Feb. 13, 1990.

  • A legendary scandal: Where are they now? Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 9:31 AM ET
    Michael Milken 1989

    Drexel collapsed 25 years ago, but alumni of the once powerful investment bank are now in some of Wall Street's most powerful posts.

  • Private equity firms scramble to hire young bankers Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 7:29 AM ET
    Businessman giving money

    They are only in their 20s, but some Wall Street bankers are the most sought-after around, with lucrative pay packages dangling before them.

  • Big money looking for smart plays on energy Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 1:42 PM ET
    Oil gas Russia

    Hedge and private equity funds are worked up about the energy opportunity—and investors are starting to listen.