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On Friday, Baron Funds held its annual investment conference in New York. It's an event I've attended a few times, and one that I don't like to miss. In addition to hearing from a handful of CEO's of Baron-owned companies, which this year included Molycorp (MCP), CFR Pharmaceuticals SA, Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) and Pegasystems (PEGA), as well as Baron Fund portfolio managers, founder Ron Baron put his typical glass-is-half-full perspective on the markets.

I may be a deep value guy, but I've long admired Baron, his wisdom and the manner in which he treats his shareholders. Of course, no Baron conference is complete without major entertainment, and this year's guests included James Taylor, Bebe Neuwirth and Hugh Jackman at separate lunch venues, and Sting came in at the end of the conference. Those growth guys know how to put on a first class event!...371 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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