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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports Carl Icahn has given up on efforts to stop Michael Dell's buyout of the company; and George Zimmerman is free after being detained.
Did Carl Icahn really "lose" the Dell deal? Also, McDonald's is launching a new product today amid the start of the NFL season. CNBC's Bob Pisani and John Carney discuss.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn continues to believe the Dell/Silver Lake offer undervalues the company, reports CNBC's David Faber.
CNBC's David Faber reports Carl Icahn will not pursue additional efforts to defeat Michael Dell's proposal. Icahn determined it's "almost impossible" to win battle.
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Activist hedge funds are taking on larger companies and seeking long-term change over short-term profit, unlike raiders of the past. The New York Times reports.
In the U.S., Jorge Paulo Lemann is virtually unknown, even though he's behind Heinz ketchup, Burger King and Budweiser beer, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
Pete Najarian trades Facebook. And CNBC's Kate Kelly has the latest on news of billionaire investor Carl Icahn increasing his stake in Chesapeake Energy.
The court has denied Carl Icahn's push to fast track the lawsuit against the Dell buyout, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley says Steve Jobs probably would have acted differently if Carl Icahn had called him to talk about the company, unlike Tim Cook.
Paul Meeks, Saturna Capital, provides perspective on the tech sector, including Cisco's layoffs; Dell's future, and Carl Icahn's interest in Apple.
There are compelling reasons to believe in Apple and Facebook, Ryan Jacob of the Jacob Internet Fund says.
Breaking down Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway 13f filing, with CNBC's Josh Lipton. The company slashed its exposure in Kraft Foods by 88 percent, and cut its stake in Mondelez by 92 percent.
Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute president & CEO, provides his perspective on Fed policy and its impact on jobs and the economy. Also Isaacson provides his thoughts on consolidation in the airline industry.
Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute president & CEO, provides insight on Apple, and shares his thought on the future of the tech giant after the death of founder Steve Jobs.
Investors can't just buy Apple stock because of Carl Icahn's tweets, StockTwits CEO Howard Lindzon says.
Apple stock is continuing to climb today after a tweet from Carl Icahn revealing a large stake in the company. Ron Insana, CNBC contributor; Dave Maney, Deke Digital; and Peter Costa, Empire Executions, discuss the use of social media during trading hours to announce stock positions.
Should the average investor follow the big guys like Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb? Bethany McLean of Vanity Fair and Shawn Tully at Fortune discuss.
Shares of Apple are back around $500 today after activist Carl Icahn revealed a large position in the company; Timothy Lesko, Granite Investment Advisors; and David Trainer, New Constructs, discuss.
Jonathan Geller, BGR.com editor-in-chief, discusses what's troubling the smartphone maker and why the company is likely shopping around for a potential buyout. Geller also provides his thoughts on what Apple's new iPhone might include when it debuts next month.