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Ariad Pharmaceuticals' CEO will retire this year in a settlement with hedge fund Sarissa Capital, capping months of agitation.
Humana CEO Bruce Broussard agrees that investing long term is more important for companies than returning capital to shareholders.
"Furious 7" maintained speed in its 2nd week, earning $60.6 million and bringing its box-office haul to $252.5 million.
After two record-setting years in a row, activists are back at it again only in even bigger numbers this year, according to a Moody's report.
Jim Cramer warns investors about activists, and gives the best approach to make money from an activist stock.
Hedge fund mogul William Ackman said on Monday that shutting down Herbalife is "one of the most important things" he can do.
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The activist investor tells CNBC he has not been contacted by the FBI or the Justice Department regarding his campaign against Herbalife.
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Billionaire activist Carl Icahn slightly boosted his exposure to eBay by roughly $25 million in the fourth quarter, according to a regulatory filing.
CNBC's David Faber takes a look back at the collapse of Drexel Burnham 25 years ago.
Carl Icahn thinks Apple is already worth over $1 trillion but others think it will take a while for the iPhone maker's stock value to get there.
Activist Investor Carl Icahn thinks Apple is already worth over $1 trillion but others on Wall Street think it will take a few more years for the iPhone maker's stock value to get there.
Carl Icahn is taking a strong stance on Apple concerning its buyback, reports CNBC's Scott Wapner. The FMHR traders share their view.
Carl Icahn thinks Apple should be trading at $216 per share, and American Express has ended its partnership with Costco, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports on this hour's top headlines, including McDonald's weaker than expected sales, and Carl Icahn winning a seat on Manitowoc's board.
CNBC's David Faber reports Manitowoc reaches an agreement with billionaire activist Carl Icahn for a seat on MTW's food service spinoff.
Given Apple's strong performance in the last quarter, David Schechter, Sargon Portfolio, is currently revising model and could argue for a higher valuation.