Sources familiar with the search have said that a number of funds were pushing for a different candidate, former Dollar Thrifty CEO Scott Thompson.
Carl Icahn has reportedly purchased the home of Vera Coking, who made headlines after resisting overtures to sell from Donald Trump.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn called for a "major correction" on Monday, and he gave his dire prediction plenty of runway—about three to five years.
European shares closed in positive territory on Tuesday as new data for Germany beat expectations and buoyed investor sentiment.
Longtime bull Jeremy Siegel told CNBC he sees favorable market trends—including the prospect for solid economic growth—that could send the Dow past 20,000 by the end of 2015.
Deals worth $100 billion on Monday put the Street on pace for a year rivaling the dot-com bubble era and the private equity surge just before the financial crisis.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn told Reuters on Monday he sees a 'major correction' hitting the stock market in the next three to five years.
Jim Cramer knows that if you give love to shareholders, they give love to the stock price. It's as simple as that! Just take a look at this stock.
Apple is planning to issue bonds denominated in euros. Here's why it makes financial sense.
Herbalife CEO John DeSimone spoke to CNBC's "Halftime Report" in an exclusive interview.
CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look back on this week's big predictions by some of Wall Street's best-known names, including Mario Gabelli, David Einhorn and of course Carl Icahn.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Friday urged Atlantic City's largest casino workers union to help save the Taj.
Herbalife CEO, Michael Johnson, talks about the FTC investigation and Bill Ackman accusations in a recent interview with Los Angeles Magazine.
Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed he is betting against the high-yield market, and that he is worried about the Fed's effect on stocks.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn, weighs in on news Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen is leaving the board at eBay, as well as the management at the company.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn, provides perspective on the high yield market.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn, is tight lipped on whether he bought more Apple shares since his recent letter to Tim Cook. He discusses criticisms regarding his activism with the company.
Apple should be proud, says Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO and author of "The Innovators," sharing his thoughts on Apple's earnings success and the tech giant's team approach.
A federal judge has voided the union contract for the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the details.
A federal bankruptcy court judge voided a union contract with Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort on Friday.