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How was it possible that Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital had become Allergan's largest shareholder without anyone knowing? The NYT reports.
Top US hedge fund managers in the first quarter zoned in on the consumer sector, with investments that included eBay, Dollar General and Walgreens.
With the removal of the crane, Icahn may be preparing the building for a full demolition.
Activist investors are known to make headlines, but surprisingly only a third of the firms that are approached by activists make the overtures public.
Brett Icahn, the son of activist investor Carl Icahn, is venturing into his own hedge fund businesses with a partner, Dow Jones reported.
Carl Icahn cops to a having a "fighting gene"—an observation made by Warren Buffett.
This is an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger and Bill Gates appearing live with Becky Quick on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Monday, May 5, 2014.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Dominic Chu and Robert Frank, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including the big management shift at Target.
Icahn Enterprises' Carl Icahn says Apple CEO Tim Cook is headed in the right direction, and explains why he is not a "short-termist."
Icahn Enterprises' Carl Icahn says Bill Ackman is "right up there" in trying to change what's going on in American business.
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."
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.
Apple is expanding to medical technology. The company is recruiting a team of medical executives and has offered hints of the iWatch and others.
Jeff Ubben of ValueAct believes that some of his fellow corporate agitators are doing undue harm to companies.
"I definitely believe we help a great deal," says activist investor Carl Icahn, No. 17 on the CNBC 25 list.
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.
Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn, whose epic battle on CNBC stunned Wall Street, exchanged pleasantries last week and decided to forgive each other.
Transforms reputation as corporate raider into shareholder activist by launching proxy fights to hold feet of under-performing boards to the fire.
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.
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.