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  • Apple board not doing its job: Carl Icahn Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    Apple board not doing its job: Carl Icahn

    While Apple CEO Tim Cook has been doing "a great job," the company's board of directors is not doing "an obvious thing" by increasing a stock buyback, activist investor Carl Icahn says.

  • Carl Icahn: I'm buying more Apple Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Carl Icahn: I'm buying more Apple

    If Apple doesn't do a buyback, Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises chairman, says he will test the waters on a "proxy fight." He thinks the stock is very "undervalued," and intends to up his stake in the company, which currently stands at $2.5 billion. CEO Tim Cook is doing "great job," he says, but it is derelict to not do a buyback. The activist investor also weighs in on Netflix and Herbalife.

  • Carl Icahn: We may consider an Apple proxy fight Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 11:34 AM ET
    Carl Icahn, chairman of Icahn Enterprises Holdings

    Apple is undervalued and a massive buyback of shares is a "no brainer," billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Thursday.

  • Icahn's Apple buyback idea is 'brilliant': Pro Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    Icahn's Apple buyback idea is 'brilliant': Pro

    John Buckingham, AFAM, and David Rolfe, Apple shareholder, discuss Carl Icahn's suggestion to push Apple for a $150 billion buyback. I am in Icahn's camp on this one, says Rolfe.

  • Gross to Icahn: Leave Apple alone Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 10:58 AM ET
    Gross to Icahn: Leave Apple alone

    Is Bill Gross picking a fight with Carl Icahn? The "Squawk on the Streets" crew discusses Bill Gross' tweet to the famed investor.

  • Key contents of Icahn's letter to Apple Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Key contents of Icahn's letter

    CNBC's David Faber reveals Carl Icahn is calling for an immediate tender offer for $150 billion worth of its stock at $525 per share.

  • Cramer surprised by Icahn's Apple demand Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 9:17 AM ET
    Cramer surprised by Icahn's Apple demand

    CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer say it's extremely unlikely Apple will accept Carl Icahn's call for a tender offer.

  • Icahn offers a 'pledge' to Apple's Cook Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 3:18 PM ET
    Icahn sends letter to Apple's Tim Cook

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports that Carl Icahn has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook in which he continues to press his case for a big stock buyback and offers to make some kind of "pledge" to the company.

  • Icahn makes case for pullback in letter to Cook Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 3:16 PM ET
    Icahn makes case for pullback in letter to Cook

    CNBC contributor Ron Insana reacts to Carl Icahn's strong case for a big buyback at Apple.

  • John Sculley to Apple: Ignore Carl Icahn’s advice Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 2:06 PM ET
    John Sculley

    "Apple is about building great products, great experiences," Apple's former CEO John Sculley says.

  • Can't be criticized for taking a profit: Pro Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 1:04 PM ET
    Can't be criticized for taking a profit: Pro

    CNBC's Sue Herera and Bob Pisani, and Ken Polcari of O'Neil Securities discuss discipline and finding a coherent exit strategy. "You can never be criticized for taking a profit," Polcari says.

  • When do you cash out? Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 1:02 PM ET
    When do you cash out?

    After the big run by Netflix and seeing Carl Ichan take huge profits, CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Dominic Chu discuss when it's a good time to pocket your winnings.

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 7:31 AM ET
    A message is seen on the computer indicating that there are too many visitors on the Affordable Care Act site to continue.

    Happy Wednesday. Just like the Federal Reserve, there's no tapering here, either, so it's a full six-pack for your reading pleasure.

  • Traders debate Carl Icahn’s Netflix stock sale Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 6:09 PM ET

    "You have the ability to buy a stock that may not be out of momentum," Steve Grasso says.

  • Soaring Netflix viewership rivals big TV networks Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Netflix has now become the fifth most-watched television network in the United States, BTIG media analyst Richard Greenfield told CNBC.

  • Icahn sale would hit Netflix stock: RBC analyst Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    "He's been an extremely good buyer of the stock," Internet analyst Mark Mahaney says.

  • Icahn sale of Netflix stock would hit price: Mark Mahaney

    Internet analyst Mark Mahaney says that if Netflix shareholder Carl Icahn were to sell his holdings, its stock price would take a hit of about 5 to 7 percent.

  • Carty: Talisman interests aligned with Icahn Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 5:17 PM ET
    Carty: Talisman interests aligned with Icahn

    Discussing activist investor Carl Icahn's stake in Talisman, with Donald Carty of Porter Aviation Holdings.

  • Carty: Economic recovery slow, but steady Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 5:17 PM ET
    Carty: Economic recovery slow, but steady

    Discussing whether the government shutdown is impacting his investments, and with Donald Carty of Porter Aviation Holdings

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Monday Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 7:37 AM ET
    Catheryn Carroll, of Washington DC, berates members of the House Republican caucus while they hold a press conference on the steps of the U.S. Senate September 29, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    Happy Monday. The markets are down, but we're up and at 'em.