Industry icons like Pershing Square Capital’s Bill Ackman, BlackRock’s Larry Fink, DoubleLine’s Jeff Gundlach and others are descending on the Pierre hotel in New York today to attend the annual Delivering Alpha conference, hosted by Institutional Investor and CNBC. The agenda is packed with panels covering global investment opportunities, economic bubbles, best stock ideas and more — and that’s just the morning! Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is scheduled to make a special appearance, as well. Visit deliveringalpha.com for the full agenda. And stay here for up-to-the-minute updates as the day progresses and the conversations evolve.