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  • 'Markets are not cheap,' Rubenstein says Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 1:41 PM ET
    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group Co-Founder & Managing Director.

    David Rubenstein is the latest big-name investor to express some level of concern about market valuations.

  • Tepper's market moving history Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 3:18 PM ET
    Tepper's market moving history

    Dominic Chu looks back at billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper's past market moving calls.

  • Leon Cooperman unveils his favorite stocks Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 3:53 PM ET
    Leon Cooperman, Chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors

    Financials are among the top stock picks from Omega Advisors' Leon Cooperman.

  • SkyBridge Capital's takeaway from SALT Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 12:56 PM ET
    SkyBridge Capital's takeaway from SALT

    Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital, provides insight to the consensus from some of Wall Street's brightest minds at this year's SALT Conference. Also, Scaramucci discusses SkyBridge Capital's purchase of the rights to "Wall Street Week."

  • It's 'nervous time' for David Tepper Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    It's 'nervous time' for David Tepper

    CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses the buzz surrounding billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper's comment on what concerns him about the markets and U.S. economy.

  • Tepper on the market: 'Don't be too fricking long' Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:44 PM ET
    David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management.

    "I'm not saying go short, I'm just saying don't be too fricking long right now," the head of Appaloosa Management said.

  • Pepsi ripped for having 'culture of sycophants' Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Describing PepsiCo as having a "culture of sycophants," a prominent activist investor vowed that reform would come to the company.

  • Obamacare 'won't have a happy ending': Langone Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    Ken Langone, founder & CEO at Invemed Associates.

    Burdensome levels of regulation are stunting growth, and nowhere is that more prevalent than with Obamacare, businessman Ken Langone said.

  • Doomsayers Roubini and Schiff in war of words Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 1:55 PM ET
    From left: Peter Schiff and Nouriel Roubini

    Two of the global economy's highest-profile bears found themselves on opposing sides of the fence Wednesday in a heated public exchange.

  • Hunting for M&A hot spots? Look here, pro says Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:05 PM ET
    Dinan's next M&A hot spot

    For the next great investment ideas, look to the M&A space, York Capital Management CEO Jamie Dinan says.

  • Beware downside risk in stocks: Day trader Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:25 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The greater risk in the stock market is to the downside, professional day trader Larry Altman of CBD Trading says.

  • Cox: Roubini v. Schiff, an epic smackdown Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:30 PM ET
    Cox: Roubini v. Schiff, an epic smackdown

    CNBC¿s Jeff Cox weighs in on the heated debate that went on between Schiff and Roubini on the Federal Reserve policy during the SALT conference.

  • It's a confusing time to trade: Day trader Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    It's a confusing time to trade: Day trader

    David Albrycht, Virtus Investment Partners, and Larry Altman, CBD Trading, discuss how geopolitical tension is impacting the 10-year yield and confusing markets.

  • Dinan's next M&A hot spot Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    Dinan's next M&A hot spot

    Jamie Dinan, York Capital, shares his thoughts on where he expects to see the next big global deals. Think industrials, suggests Dinan.

  • Trader Blitz: Mixed bag for Macy's Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    Trader Blitz: Mixed bag for Macy's

    The FMHR crew share their plays on Macy's revenue miss, Sodastream's strong growth, Deere's stumbling sales, and Yahoo's Blink acquisition.

  • Trader's top health care & energy plays Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 12:12 PM ET
    Trader's top health care & energy plays

    Jacob Gottlieb, Visium Asset Management, explains why he is finding opportunity in the biotech bounce, and U.S. energy renaissance.

  • Inside the UFC Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 12:49 PM ET
    Inside the UFC

    Lorenzo Fertitta, UFC co-founder, explains how the Ultimate Fighting Championship is expanding its brand.

  • 'Fast Money' hits the SALT Conference Monday, 12 May 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    FM goes all in at SALT Conference

    Join the "Fast Money" crew live from Las Vegas for the latest news out of the SkyBridge Alternatives Conference.

  • SALT Conference kicks off Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    SALT Conference kicks off

    An inside look at this year's Las Vegas SALT Conference, with Kelly O'Connor, director of business development & editorial director at SkyBridge Capital, and Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital founder.

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