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  • Family Dollar adopts poison pill

    Family Dollar has adopted a shareholder rights plan with a 10 percent threshold, with CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer.

  • Ackman: Could absolutely team up with Icahn

    Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, says he wants to help Carl Icahn "find a way out of Herbalife," and why they are friendly again.

  • Carl Icahn (L), Bill Ackman (R)

    Now that they've made-up, Bill Ackman tells CNBC he's trying to get Carl Icahn to sell Herbalife.

  • Carl Icahn

    "Hope to continue our streak of value enhancement," Icahn said, in a tweet.

  • NYT's Stewart on Mickelson probe

    James Stewart, The New York Times, discusses his column on the insider trading inquiry of pro golfer Phil Mickelson and investor Carl Icahn. Stewart delves into the psychology of why "famous rich" people get involved with insider trading.

  • Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Carl Icahn

    Activist investor Carl Icahn acquired 6.8 million common shares of Fannie Mae and 5.7 million common shares of Freddie Mac from Fairholme Funds.

  • Icahn, Mickelson deny wrongdoing

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on the insider trading investigation involving billionaire Carl Icahn and pro golfer Phil Mickelson.

  • The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving Las Vegas developer and gambler Bill Walters, seen here, investor Carl Icahn, and golfer Phil Mickelson.

    The gambler's sports empire has earned him "tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of dollars," one rival says.

  • Defining insider trading

    CNBC's Scott Cohn and Herb Greenberg discuss the insider trading investigation involving billionaire Carl Icahn and pro golfer Phil Mickelson.

  • Icahn, Mickelson trading probe

    CNBC's Scott Cohn analyzes the insider trading investigation involving billionaire Carl Icahn and pro golfer Phil Mickelson.

  • The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving Las Vegas developer and gambler Bill Walters, seen here, investor Carl Icahn, and golfer Phil Mickelson.

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Las Vegas sports gambler Billy Walters, who is seen as the link between Carl Icahn and pro golfer Phil Mickelson, says he has not been contacted by authorities.

  • Behind Clorox July '11 call volume

    Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners president, says he was constantly watching the call option activity in Clorox's stock, in discussing the surge in call volume in July of 2011.

  • Clorox: Who knew what, when?

    CNBC's Kate Kelly provides insight to what's on the books regarding the surge in call volume for Clorox's stock in 2011. Carl Icahn is adamant he's done nothing wrong in this case, says Wapner.

  • Clorox: Anatomy of a trade

    FMHR trader Dr. J analyzes a surge in call volume in Clorox's stock on July 11 of 2011.

  • Insider trading: From Wall Street to Vegas

    While the FBI is inquiring about trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson, Carl Icahn and gambler Billy Walter, CNBC's Jane Wells provides insight into who Walters really is.

  • Insider trading probe hits snag: WSJ

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the FBI is reportedly looking into trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson and Carl Icahn. Icahn says he doesn't know of any investigation and he and Mickelson have never spoken.

  • Fmr. Judge: Smoke with Icahn, Mickelson probe

    Hon. Richard Holwell, former federal judge, weighs in on the insider trading investigation tied to pro golfer Phil Mickelson and investor Carl Icahn, and shares his thoughts on who may have leaked the story to the press.

  • Mickelson cooperating with FBI: Report

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the FBI is asking questions about trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson and Carl Icahn. The Wall Street Journal reports the publicity has scuttled plans to wiretap Icahn.

  • Feds reportedly probe trading of Icahn, Mickelson

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the FBI is inquiring about trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson, investor Carl Icahn and gambler William Walters. Icahn says he has never met or spoken to Phil Mickelson.