Family Dollar adopted a one-year poison pill with a trigger of 10 percent, two days after Carl Icahn reported a stake in the company.
Family Dollar has adopted a shareholder rights plan with a 10 percent threshold, with CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer.
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.
Now that they've made-up, Bill Ackman tells CNBC he's trying to get Carl Icahn to sell Herbalife.
"Hope to continue our streak of value enhancement," Icahn said, in a tweet.
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.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
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.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on the insider trading investigation involving billionaire Carl Icahn and pro golfer Phil Mickelson.
The gambler's sports empire has earned him "tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of dollars," one rival says.
CNBC's Scott Cohn and Herb Greenberg discuss the insider trading investigation involving billionaire Carl Icahn and pro golfer Phil Mickelson.
CNBC's Scott Cohn analyzes the insider trading investigation involving billionaire Carl Icahn and pro 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.
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.
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.
FMHR trader Dr. J analyzes a surge in call volume in Clorox's stock on July 11 of 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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.