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CNBC EXCLUSIVE: CNBC MEDIA ALERT: CNBC'S MELISSA LEE SITS DOWN ONE-ON-ONE WITH JAMES SIMONS, THE HEDGE FUND LEGEND BEHIND RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES, TODAY ON CNBC

When: Today, Monday, September 13th

Where: CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report" at 12:30pm ET

In a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview CNBC's Melissa Lee sits down one-on-one with James Simons, the hedge fund legend behind Renaissance Technologies, today on CNBC. Simons will discuss the flash crash, his market outlook, what caused the flash crash and why high frequency trading helped that day, among other topics. Excerpts of the interview will run on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street "(9AM-11AM ET), "Fast Money Halftime Report" (12:30 PM ET) and "Fast Money" (5PM-6PM ET).

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