Hedge Funds Carl Icahn

  • Carl Icahn, Chairman, Icahn Enterprises and Bill Ackman, Managing Partner, Pershing Square Capital Management at the 2014 CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Conference in New York.

    Carl Icahn slammed Pershing Square's Bill Ackman for making false statements about Icahn's Herbalife investment.

  • Herbalife: Grateful to Icahn and his conviction

    CNBC's Susan Li reports on a statement from Herbalife's CEO on Carl Icahn's purchase of 2.3 million more shares in the company.

  • Icahn: I continue to believe in Herbalife

    CNBC's Susan Li reports that Carl Icahn has bought 2.3 million shares in Herbalife and released a statement in response to Pershing Square's Bill Ackman.

  • GameStop Corp., down $3.42 to $28.74. Autodesk Inc., up $5.17 to $68.87. Herbalife Ltd., down $1.43 to $60.50.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. stocks ended modestly lower after a volatile session on Friday, having bounced between gains and losses as investors wrestled with the likely timing of a U.S. interest rate hike following comments from top Federal Reserve officials. The S&P 500 rose after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the case for raising rates had strengthened but did not...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. stocks were lower in a choppy session on Friday, with stocks bouncing between gains and losses as investors grappled with the possible timing of a U.S. interest rate hike after comments from Federal Reserve officials, including Chair Janet Yellen. The S&P 500 rose as much as 0.7 percent in the wake of a speech by Yellen in Jackson Hole, Wyoming...

  • Activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman at the 2014 Delivering Alpha conference in New York.

    CNBC's Kate Kelly and CNBC Contributors Ron Insana and Herb Greenberg discuss the ongoing saga between Pershing Square's Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn over Herbalife.

  • Aug 26- Wall Street reversed course to trade lower on Friday afternoon after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer raised the specter of a rate hike as soon as next month. Fischer's comments came shortly after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the case for increasing interest rates had strengthened, but did not indicate when the Fed would...

  • NEW YORK— Activist investor Carl Icahn insists that he's still in Herbalife's camp, saying he bought 2.3 million more Herbalife shares Friday and that he never gave an order to sell his $1 billion stake in the supplements and weight-loss products company. He is Herbalife's biggest shareholder and defender. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission closed its...

  • Aug 26- Wall Street rose on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case for increasing interest rates had strengthened, but did not indicate when the Fed would raise rates. "She's certainly tried to make a case, but the market doesn't believe that the Fed is going to actually raise rates," said Brent Schutte, chief investment strategist at...

  • Activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman at the 2014 Delivering Alpha conference in New York.

    Bill Ackman tells CNBC he was approached indirectly by Carl Icahn to purchase a stake in Herbalife — his longtime short target.

  • *Yellen says case for rate hike has strengthened. Aug 26- Wall Street was higher on Friday morning after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case for raising U.S. interest rates has strengthened in recent months. Yellen, speaking before a gathering of global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, did not indicate when the Fed would raise rates, but said...

  • *Approached to buy Herbalife shares- Ackman. Aug 26- Herbalife Ltd's biggest critic, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, said he had been approached to buy shares in the nutritional supplements maker from billionaire investor Carl Icahn. Ackman, who has bet more than $1 billion against Herbalife, said on CNBC that Icahn's planned stake sale would accelerate the...

  • *Yellen due to speak at 10:00 a.m. ET. Aug 26- Wall Street was higher on Friday morning, boosted by financial stocks, minutes before a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that is expected to provide a clearer picture on when interest rates will be raised next. Yellen speaks before a gathering of global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, at 10:00 a.m....

  • Aug 26- Wall Street was set to open flat on Friday ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech, with investors hoping for a clearer picture on the timing of the next interest rate hike. Yellen speaks before a gathering of global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, at 10:00 a.m. ET. Wall Street has dropped about 0.5 percent since Monday, its steepest...

  • Valent to blame for fund's poor performance: Ackman

    Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital, discusses his fund's performance and the general hedge fund environment.

  • Herbalife is a confidence game: Ackman

    It's interesting the board now knows that Carl Ichan in a seller, says Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital, adding that the company is under enormous scrutiny and must change its business.

  • Ackman: Icahn knows Herbalife is 'toast'

    I would spend $30 million to get Carl out, says Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital talking about being contacted to buy a block share of Herbalife. Carl Ichan is the last man standing, says Ackman.

  • Aug 26- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn was lately in talks to sell his stake in nutritional supplement maker Herbalife Ltd to a group that included hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, the Wall Street Journal reported. Jefferies and Herbalife were not immediately available for comment and Carl Icahn could not be immediately reached outside regular U.S. business...

  • Activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman at the 2014 Delivering Alpha conference in New York.

    Sources told the WSJ that investment bank Jefferies Group had been looking for buyers for Icahn's stake worth roughly $1 billion.