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May 7- Packaged foods maker Mondelez International Inc posted slightly better-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday and raised its full-year earnings forecast due to a benefit from a tax item, but said it was keeping some of that benefit in reserve to guard against future market volatility.
May 3- Chesapeake Energy Corp said on Friday that director Louis Simpson has resigned from the U.S. oil and gas company's board of directors and he will be replaced by an executive who was recommended by a top shareholder.
May 2- Icahn Enterprises LP:. *Carl C. Icahn issues open letter to transocean shareholders. *Carl C. Icahn- "continue to believe that even without the $300 million.
NEW YORK, April 30- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn increased his stake in speech recognition and digital imaging software maker Nuance Communications Inc from 9.27 percent to 10.72 percent, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Tuesday.
April 30- Transocean Ltd, owner of the world's largest offshore drilling fleet, said on Tuesday a cost-cutting effort would yield $300 million in savings by next year, as the company fends off a board challenge from activist investor Carl Icahn. Shares of Transocean rose 0.6 percent in after-hours trading to $51.80.
April 29- Herbalife Ltd posted surprisingly strong quarterly earnings and raised its full-year profit forecast on Monday, putting pressure on high-profile investor Bill Ackman, who is betting against the nutritional products company.
Herbalife earnings beat expectations for a 17th straight quarter but its second-quarter outlook fell short.
Herbalife, the subject of a battle between hedge fund titans Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman, said on Monday net income was $118.9 million, or $1.10 per share, in the first quarter, compared with $108.2 million, or 88 cents per share, a year earlier.
Shares of Herbalife are volatile after reporting earnings. CNBC's Herb Greenberg offers insight on the data.
CNBC's Josh Lipton takes a look at Herbalife's Q1 earnings.
NEW YORK, April 28- Dell shareholders could still stand to profit even after Blackstone Group LP withdrew its bid to buy the world's No. 3 personal computer maker more than a week ago, Barron's said on Sunday.
Herbalife, maker of nutritional and weight loss supplements, said Thursday that two representatives of billionaire investor Carl Icahn will join its board of directors.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 19- Dell Inc shares slid to a two-month low on Friday after private equity firm Blackstone Group LP withdrew its buyout bid, blaming a crumbling PC market for reduced financial forecasts at the world's No. 3 PC maker.
*Blackstone withdrawal removes obstacle to Michael Dell takeover. *Michael Dell's $24.4 bln offer could still face opposition. April 19- Blackstone Group LP has ended its pursuit of Dell Inc, easing the way for founder Michael Dell and his private equity partner Silver Lake to go ahead with a $24.4 billion deal to acquire the world's No. 3 PC maker.
April 18- Blackstone Group LP has ended its pursuit of Dell Inc, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, paving the way for private equity house Silver Lake and company founder Michael Dell to buy out the world's No. 3 PC maker. Billionaire Carl Icahn has also taken a significant stake in the company and opposes Michael Dell's effort.
NEW YORK, April 16- Dell Inc's board is bending over backward to prevent any appearance of conflicts of interest as founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell tries to lead a buyout of the world's No. 3 PC maker.
CNBC's David Faber reports Dell is in a deal to cap Icahn's stake at ten percent.
April 16- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has agreed to limit his investment in Dell Inc and in return can team up with other shareholders on a potential bid for the personal computer maker, Dell said on Tuesday.
The agreement with Icahn states that the activist investor would not make purchases that would cause him to own over 10 percent of Dell's shares or sign deals with other shareholders who, together with the Icahn entities, would collectively own more than 15 percent, Dell said on Tuesday.
Herbalife has already provided one of the best stock market dramas in years. Now, through no fault of its own, it could become a catalyst for change in the auditing profession. The NYT reports.