Hedge Funds Carl Icahn


  • Icahn: We are not disservice on boards Monday, 5 May 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
    Icahn: We are not disservice on boards

    Icahn Enterprises' Carl Icahn speaks to CNBC's Scott Wapner about the role and benefit of activism on company boards. He says a "board shouldn't be a country club."

  • Icahn: Can't look at companies as fraternity Monday, 5 May 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    Icahn: Can't look at companies as fraternity

    In an op-ed published in Barron's, Carl Icahn said Warren Buffett was wrong to abstain in the vote over Coca-Cola's executive compensation plan. Carl Icahn speaks to CNBC's Scott Wapner about making CEOs accountable.

  • Is Apple hiring spree a sign new device is coming? Monday, 5 May 2014 | 11:28 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on at an Apple Store on September 20, 2013 in Palo Alto, California.

    Apple is expanding to medical technology. The company is recruiting a team of medical executives and has offered hints of the iWatch and others.

  • Hedge honcho: Activists killing 'golden goose' Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:54 PM ET
    Jeffrey Ubben, ValueAct Capital

    Jeff Ubben of ValueAct believes that some of his fellow corporate agitators are doing undue harm to companies.

  • Billionaires reveal secrets of success Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    From left: Eric Schmidt, Martha Stewart, Carl Icahn

    How the leaders who sparked the biggest changes in business over the last 25 years continue to find success.

  • To avoid economic collapse, we need this: Icahn Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 1:41 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    "I definitely believe we help a great deal," says activist investor Carl Icahn, No. 17 on the CNBC 25 list.

  • Icahn-Ackman truce? Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Icahn-Ackman truce?

    Are Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn laying down their weapons and calling an apparent end to their long-running feud? CNBC's Jeff Cox explains.

  • The feud's over! Ackman, Icahn are friends again Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 11:08 AM ET
    Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn

    Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn, whose epic battle on CNBC stunned Wall Street, exchanged pleasantries last week and decided to forgive each other.

  • Carl Icahn shakes value out of the underperforming Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Transforms reputation as corporate raider into shareholder activist by launching proxy fights to hold feet of under-performing boards to the fire.

  • Cramer: Apple takes back leadership Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    Cramer: Apple takes back leadership

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Apple's 7-for-1 stock split, 8% dividend boost and a $30 billion increase in its share buyback program. Cramer says this is all about Apple growing the company.

  • My Herbalife short is looking much better: Ackman Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 12:09 PM ET
    An employee carries a box of products for shipment to a truck at the Herbalife Los Angeles distribution center in Carson, Calif.

    Bill Ackman tells CNBC that his losses from betting against Herbalife have been "more than cut in half" based on the recent downturn of the company's stock.

  • Carl Icahn to seed activist funds Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    Carl Icahn to seed activist funds

    CNBC's David Faber asks investor Carl Icahn if he succeeded in his eBay and Apple campaigns. Icahn also discuss his plans to seed other activist funds.

  • Carl Icahn's take on Ackman & Valeant Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 9:19 AM ET
    Carl Icahn's take on Ackman & Valeant

    Activist investor Carl Icahn comments on Bill Ackman's role in the Valeant Pharmaceuticals bid for Allergan. The "Squawk on the Street" team provide insight.

  • Icahn: Why I'm ready to back new activist investors Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:28 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    When asked how much he'd like to invest in seeding new activist funds, Icahn said investing $1 billion would be extremely immaterial to his firm.

  • Icahn: We see things boards don't Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 6:15 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    CNBC's David Faber and Carl Icahn, chairman, Icahn Enterprises, discuss corporate boards, a dysfunctional system, his impact as an activist investor and why what he does is important, as well as the use of poison pills to fend off activists. He also finds himself in the unusual position of defending Bill Ackman's recent efforts to partner with Valeant and acquire Allergan.

  • After a rough year Bill Ackman is the comeback kid Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Virtually every Pershing Square Capital investment appears to have made money this year.

  • Squawking 'Miller' time, eBay's Icahn truce & Zell Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    It's Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, this week with Bill Miller on bitcoin, a truce between eBay and Carl Icahn, and Sam Zell on taxes.

  • Activist investors out for themselves: Pro Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 3:44 PM ET
    Activist investors out for themselves: Pro

    These are short-term, millionaire investors looking out for themselves, says Jacob Zamansky, Zamansky & Associates Partner, sharing his opinions on activist investors.

  • eBay & Carl Icahn end battle Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    eBay & Carl Icahn end battle

    Carl Icahn and eBay struck a deal for Icahn to end his demand the company sell a minority stake in its PayPal unit to shareholders. CNBC's Scott Wapner provides insight into his interview with Icahn on "Fast Money Halftime Report."

  • 'Tremendous value' in eBay: Carl Icahn Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    A deal to stave off a proxy fight with eBay was a win-win situation, activist investor Carl Icahn says.