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  • Cramer: This is a Clint Eastwood-style buyback Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    Jim Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why Apple's buyback of $14 billion of its stock reminds him of Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry movie character.

  • 'Loeb effect' buoys social media site for investors Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 6- In the past, billionaire investor Daniel Loeb would often wait for an industry conference before revealing his investment ideas. Such announcements-- including Loeb's bet on Dow Chemicals and Kyle Bass' bet on General Motors-- often lead to big swings in share prices as other investors pile on.

  • SAFT ON WEALTH-Apple and the grim history of buybacks Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 5:19 PM ET

    Under intense pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn to up that $60 billion by another $50 billion, Apple last week beat earnings and revenue estimates but managed to disappoint the market anyway, sparking a double-digit percent sell-off in its shares.

  • Brawl over Apple's cash gets public and heated Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    As Apple's annual meeting approaches, some big investors are fighting an increasingly public fight over what the company should do with its cash.

  • CalPERS criticizes Icahn over Apple's buyback     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    CalPERS and Carl Icahn are fighting over Apple's buyback program. CNBC's Josh Lipton provides all the details.

  • Case against activist investors     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    Discussing the role of the activist investor, and a new organization created to push back against them, with 25-year Vanguard veteran Glenn Booraem.

  • How to fend off a bullying activist     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 8:21 AM ET

    James Woolery, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and Declan Kelly, Teneo Strategy CEO, discuss how some executives are protecting their companies from activist investors.

  • Feb 3- Medical device maker Hologic Inc reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit as it sold more 3 D systems that help detect breast cancer, and its CEO said he would pursue the strategic review started by his predecessor.

  • Feb 3- Medical device maker Hologic Inc reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit in part due to higher sales of its 3 D digital mammography systems. Hologic shares rose 4 percent in extended trading.

  • *Ackman raises questions about Herbalife distributors. Feb 3- Herbalife Ltd estimated fourth-quarter profit and sales above market forecasts on Monday, but investor William Ackman quickly struck back with claims about a former top Herbalife distributor, raising new questions about the company's sales practices.

  • Feb 3- Herbalife Ltd estimated fourth-quarter profit and sales above market forecasts, dealing a setback to investor William Ackman who has accused the nutrition and weight loss company of being a pyramid scheme and taken a big short position on the stock.

  • Feb 3- Nutrition and weight loss company Herbalife Ltd estimated fourth-quarter profit and sales above analysts' expectations, sending its up 4 percent in premarket trading.

  • Not all Apple shareholders want a huge buyback Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    Carl Icahn has been pushing Apple to use its $150 billion war chest to buy back company shares. Not every shareholder agrees.

  • Not much growth in Apple: Pro     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    Apple's numbers are remarkable, but there's not much growth there, says Ken Allen of T. Rowe Price, weighing in on the tech giant's outlook. Allen also shares his top tech picks, including the play on Google and Red Hat.

  • Icahn calls for Apple to buy back stock now     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports activist investor Carl Icahn says the dip in Apple's stock price is "completely misinterpreted" and says the long-term picture remains unchanged.

  • Icahn: Apple buyback even more compelling now Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Activist investor Carl Icahn bought more Apple shares Tuesday, as the stock plunged after an iPhone sales number that disappointed Wall Street.

  • Cramer: Apple's 'big schism' Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    It's now Tim Cook versus Wall Street, according to CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer: Concerned about Apple stores in US     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 9:17 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Apple's expected fiscal Q1 earnings, the Carl Icahn influence and Chinese markets.

  • 1 Year anniversary of the Herbalife smackdown     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Saturday marks one year since Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman brawled on "Fast Money Halftime Report" over Herbalife. The FMHR traders discuss news Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) is launching an investigation into Herbalife.

  • Icahn's letter to Apple shareholders     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    In an open letter to Apple shareholders, investor Carl Icahn says Apple is the most overcapitalized company in corporate history. CNBC's Dominic Chu details the letter's specifics.