Carl Icahn is proposing a spinoff of eBay's fast-growing PayPal division, but the e-commerce giant says no.
The activist investor has nominated two directors to eBay's board and wants a PayPal spinoff. The company doesn't appear to agree.
EBay reported a higher profit for the holiday quarter as more transactions were paid with its PayPal service.
Carl Icahn owns 0.82 percent of eBay's stock, and has filed a non-binding proposal urging the company to split its PayPal and marketplace businesses. David Garrity, GVA Research LLC principal
CNBC's David Faber reports eBay has indicated in its earnings report that Carl Icahn has nominated 2 directors to eBay's board.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, co-founder, discuss the role of the activist investor, and the influence they have on shareholder stock value and large corporations that hoard cash.
CNBC's Scott Wapner introduces Carl Icahn as one of the contenders for CNBC's most influential people of the last 25 years.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn addresses whether or not he owns shares of Hertz.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn discusses why he reduced the amount of buyback he is asking from Apple to $50 billion from $150 billion.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn explains why he sees so much value in Apple, and why he is criticizing the board and not the management team at Apple over not having a buyback. "The board should be listening to guys like me and its shareholders," he says.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn explains why he sees so much value in Apple. "Apple is a no brainer," he says.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn explains why he sees so much value in Apple, and why he is criticizing the board and not the management team at Apple over not having a buyback.
Activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted he keeps buying shares of this 'no brainer,' reports CNBC's David Faber.
Carl Icahn has raised his stake in Apple past the $3 billion mark and taken to Twitter to criticize the company's board.
Nu Skin shares plunged on concerns over an investigation by Chinese authorities' into its business practices in the country.
Carl Icahn and Ralph Nader share an interest in curtailing the power of boards. But one of them might not have shareholder interests at heart.
Ralph Nader wants Carl Icahn to stop Liberty Media's bid to buy up Sirius XM.
Activist investor Carl Icahn has purchased 30 million to 40 million shares of car rental business Hertz, sources familiar with the situation said.
Carl Icahn is the activist behind the car rental company's action to trigger its "poison pill" provision, reports CNBC's David Faber.
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