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Hedge Funds Carl Icahn

  • VP Pence visits Indonesia next week on Asian tour. *Indonesia questions Trump policies on immigration, trade. JAKARTA, April 13- Washington has billed Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Indonesia next week as a booster for the Strategic Partnership between the world's second- and third-largest democracies, but a raft of bilateral tensions could sap the...

  • The government has lost millions of dollars in royalties and is worried about layoffs and a slowing economy in the restive Papua region, where the giant mine is located. Indonesia halted Freeport's copper concentrate exports under new rules that require the Phoenix, Arizona- based company to adopt a special license, pay new taxes and royalties, divest a 51...

  • Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016.

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's oil refining company, CVR Energy, made a massive bet in 2016 that prices for U.S. government biofuels credits would fall.

  • The government has lost millions of dollars in royalties and is worried about layoffs and a slowing economy in the restive Papua region, where the giant mine is located. Indonesia halted Freeport's copper concentrate exports under new rules that require the Phoenix, Arizona- based company to adopt a special license, pay new taxes and royalties, divest a 51...

  • April 12- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's oil refining company, CVR Energy, made a massive bet in 2016 that prices for U.S. government biofuels credits would fall- just before Icahn started advising President Donald Trump on regulations driving that market. Last year, in a counterintuitive trading strategy, Icahns refining firm postponed buying biofuels...

  • New Hard Rock Hotel to give Atlantic City a fresh start

    Jim Allen, Hard Rock International chairman; Jack Morris, Edgewood Properties CEO, and Joe Jingoli, Joseph Jingoli & Son CEO, talk about plans to turnaround the hotel and gaming business in New Jersey's Atlantic City.

  • AIG ranked last through March 21 among 10 insurers rated by their own employees in categories ranging from career opportunities to business outlook, according to a UBS analysis of data from Glassdoor Inc, which runs a careers website and database of millions of company reviews. AIG, which announced on March 9 that its chief executive, Peter Hancock, would be...

  • *Seeks to reduce CEO pay to below $500,000/ year. March 30- Hedge fund Sarissa Capital Management LP on Thursday sought a sharp cut in the compensation of Innoviva Inc's chief executive, the latest salvo by the activist investor in its proxy fight against the drug company. The compensation paid to the company's chief executive, Michael Aguiar, should be reduced to...

  • March 30- Hedge fund Sarissa Capital Management LP called for a reduction in the compensation of Innoviva Inc's chief executive and board members, firing the latest salvo in its proxy fight against the drug company. It has a 2.72 percent stake in Innoviva, according to Thomson Reuters data. The compensation paid to the company's chief executive, Michael Aguiar,...

  • March 30- Sarissa Capital Management LP called for a reduction in the compensation of Innoviva Inc's chief executive and the board- the hedge fund's latest salvo in its proxy fight with the drug company. The hedge fund said on Thursday Chief Executive Michael Aguiar's compensation should be reduced to below $500,000 per year. Sarissa owns 2.72 percent of...

  • A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine discloses that its executives had met Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign. Kushner, already a White House senior adviser, will take on the additional task of overseeing an effort to overhaul the federal...

  • A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine discloses that its executives had met Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign. Kushner, already a White House senior adviser, will take on the additional task of overseeing an effort to overhaul the federal...

  • A Russian bank under U.S. economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine discloses that its executives had met Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign. Trump will announce that Kushner will oversee a broad effort to overhaul the federal government, a White House official confirms.

  • Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, has volunteered to testify to a Senate committee probing whether Russia tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, the White House says. Trump will announce that Kushner will oversee a broad effort to overhaul the federal government, a White House official confirms.

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- Several Democratic senators pressed billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Monday to clarify his role as an adviser to President Donald Trump, saying his position in the administration raised "alarming" questions about potential conflicts of interest with his stakes in the biofuels and pharmaceutical industries. The senators, led by...

  • Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016.

    Since Trump was elected with help from Icahn's $200,000 in contributions to Republican causes, CVR energy's stock has gone up. The New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. oil refining executives met with a senior official in President Donald Trump's administration at the White House last week to argue their position for an overhaul of the nation's biofuels program, two people in the meeting told Reuters. While it is not unusual for the White House to meet with stakeholders on key issues, the meeting is a sign...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against Democrats' charges that multiple conflicts of interest would force him to miss too many SEC votes. Clayton, a partner at elite law firm Sullivan& Cromwell, is expected to win...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against Democrats' charges that multiple conflicts of interest would force him to miss too many SEC votes. Clayton, a partner at elite law firm Sullivan& Cromwell, is expected to win...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against Democrats' charges that multiple conflicts of interest would force him to miss too many SEC votes. Clayton, a partner at elite commercial law firm Sullivan& Cromwell, is expected to...