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  • Ackman Turns Up Heat on Johnson Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    Bill Ackman and Ron Johnson

    William Ackman, JC Penney's largest shareholder, criticized CEO Ron Johnson's strategy, saying that "big mistakes have been made."

  • Icahn Sticks By Netflix, Batting Down Rumors of Sale Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    Netflix shares had fallen amid speculation that Carl Icahn could be selling the stock -- but Icahn denied the rumors.

  • Why Carl Icahn's Buying a Stake in Nuance Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 5:46 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Shares of Nuance Communication closed almost 6 percent higher on Tuesday after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 9.27 percent passive stake in the software company. So what's the appeal for Icahn?

  • Icahn Unveils Nuance Stake Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 2:07 PM ET
    Icahn Unveils Nuance Stake

    Nuance makes the Siri technology for Apple and is the leader in speech recognition technology. CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Daniel Ives, FBR Capital Markets, offer insight on the stock after Icahn unveiled a stake.

  • Why Is Icahn Buying Into Nuance? Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 1:09 PM ET
    Why Is Icahn Buying Into Nuance?

    Nuance is the leader in speech recognition technology, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. In addition to Siri, Nuance also makes Dragon Speech.

  • Carl Icahn Takes 9.27% Passive Stake in Nuance Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 6:53 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has taken a 9.27 percent passive stake in speech recognition and digital imaging software maker Nuance Communications.

  • Sean Parker's Medieval-Themed Wedding Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    Sean Parker's Medieval-Themed Wedding

    Dell is saying proposals from both Blackstone and Carl Icahn are risky, and Napster creator & Facebook co-founder Sean Parker is preparing for a medieval-themed wedding. CNBC's Bob Pisani and John Carney, discuss.

  • Early Movers: WMT, PCS, AXP & More Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Dell Warns of Risks of Remaining a Public Company Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Dell warned on Friday that it would be dangerous to take on a lot of debt and remain a public company given its worsening profit outlook, in a sign that it views proposals from Blackstone Group and billionaire investor Carl Icahn as fraught with risk.

  • Picasso. Hamptons. Now That's a Buying Spree! Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 9:02 AM ET
    An oceanfront house in East Hampton owned by Steven A. Cohen, founder of SAC Capital Advisors.

    Steven A. Cohen is known for his rapid-fire trading style at his hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors. He seems to be taking a similar approach with recent purchases. The NY Times reports.

  • Joe Kernen and Becky Quick tackle the daily 'Word Jumble'

    Blogging tidbits, insights, and some sarcasm on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME from the notepad of the senior executive producer of "Squawk Box."

  • 'Icahn Unleashed' Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 6:10 AM ET
    'Icahn Unleashed'

    Steve Bertoni, associate editor at Forbes, speaks to the "Squawk Box" crew about makes activist investor Carl Icahn tick.

  • Dell to Negotiate With Blackstone & Carl Icahn Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Dell to Negotiate With Blackstone & Carl Icahn

    Another proposal could be in the works that may result in a "superior proposal" for Dell, report CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • A special committee of Dell board is evaluating separate takeover proposals from Blackstone and billionaire investor Carl Icahn to decide whether either or both are likely to trump an existing $24.4 billion take-private deal.

  • Blackstone, Icahn Set up 3-Way Battle to Buy Dell Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    Dell appeared to have received competing offers following a $24.4 billion agreement last month to be taken private by its founder and private equity firm Silver Lake, setting up a tug-of-war.

  • Better Dell Deal Unlikely: Toni Sacconaghi Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:32 PM ET
    Better Dell Deal Unlikely: Sacconaghi

    The $24.4 billion buyout of Dell would be tough for competing investors to beat, Toni Sacconaghi of Sanford Bernstein says.

  • Icahn's Deal to Look at Dell's Books Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 1:14 PM ET
    Icahn's Deal to Look at Dell's Books

    Icahn Enterprises released a brief statement saying that yesterday it entered an agreement that will give Icahn a look at Dell's books, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Faber Report: Icahn Taking Look at Dell's Books Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 10:08 AM ET
    Faber Report: Icahn Taking Look at Dell's Books

    CNBC's David Faber reports shares of Dell are moving higher after billionaire investor Cary Icahn entered into a confidentiality agreement with the computer maker.

  • Icahn Enterprises Enters Confidentiality Agreement With Dell

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses whether this indicates Carl Icahn is a serious bidder for the tech giant.

  • Twitter: Fertile Ground for 'Pump and Dump' Schemes Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 2:26 AM ET

    Prominent short-seller David Einhorn raised eyebrows last month when he popped up on Twitter to disavow that he had tweeted about Herbalife.