Bill Ackman/Carl Icahn clash was so mesmerizing that virtually all productivity on Wall Street stopped. Twitter lit up with reactions, and CNBC started trending.
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Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn square-off live and insult each other on CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime" over a past deal gone bad and disagreements about current investments in Herbalife. This is the complete, unedited conversation. (27:39)
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman responds to criticism from Carl Icahn for his short position in Herbalife. Ackman also explains why he stands by Ron Johnson's vision for JC Penney.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Mary Thompson about why stocks continue to move higher despite many negative factors. (2:37)
The S&P 500 regained the 1,500 level for the first time in more than five years, but that's a milestone that could also trigger a pause, analysts say.
Billionaire activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman trade criticism over Herbalife and beyond.
Despite the warnings that last summer's historic drought would drive up the cost of food, prices rose only 2.6 percent in 2012. But food inflation is expected to rise above the historical average in 2013.
The Dow industrials are nearing an all-time high after a tumultuous recent past. The problem is that the market needs the Fed to keep pushing stimulus, but eventually it must break free from that support.
The share of Americans 65 and older in the labor force went from 12.1 percent in 1990 to 16.1 percent in 2010, according to new analysis of Census data released Thursday, which experts chalk up to a national economy relying increasingly on older Americans — especially women — working part time to bolster their retirement savings.
Spanish finance minister Luis de Guindos ruled out a full-scale bailout package on Friday, suggesting that the recession-stricken country no longer needs external aid as investors pile into Spanish debt.
The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore dumps a box of snow on CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin as he wraps up coverage in Davos.
Taxpayers in the "sandwich generation" may be able to claim both aging parents and school-aged children as dependents.
President Obama has chosen longtime adviser and national security expert Denis McDonough as White House chief of staff.
Cramer shares six stocks to watch, and reveals them in under 60 seconds, including Caterpillar, Skullcandy, Ford and more.
The official news agency of the Chinese government has published an editorial urging Chinese government officials to avoid sex scandals and be "superheroes" when it comes to fighting corruption.
CNBC provides a look back at some of the highlights from Timothy Geithner's career as U.S. Treasury Secretary.
CNBC's Jane Wells walks into a bar to find out first hand if, according to a report by Psychology Today, women drink more after they say, "I do," but men drink less.
New U.S. single-family home sales fell in December although the median sales price rose and the sector still appears set to be a bright spot in the economic recovery.
Faced with heavy competition from a hot rental market, some of the nation’s home builders are turning some of their resources to building multi-family, rental apartment buildings.