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  • Crane maker Manitowoc settles with Carl Icahn Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 9:34 AM ET

    Feb 9- Crane maker Manitowoc Co Inc said activist investor Carl Icahn will have the option to nominate a person to the company's board as part of a settlement agreement. Icahn, the company's second-largest shareholder, will also have the right to nominate a person to the board of the company's food services business after its spinoff. The company decided to spin...

  • Feb 3- Activist investor Mick McGuire said Tuesday Lear Corp's stock price could surge by nearly 50 percent if the auto supplier splits into two publicly traded companies, a proposal that Lear's management said it was considering. McGuire's $3- billion hedge fund Marcato Capital Management, which owns 4.6 percent of Lear's shares, proposed dividing the auto...

  • Crane maker Manitowoc to spin off foodservice business Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 5:52 PM ET

    Jan 29- Crane maker Manitowoc Co Inc said it would spinoff its high-margin foodservice business into a publicly traded company, sending the company's shares up 8 percent in extended trading. Activist investors Carl Icahn and Ralph Whitworth's Relational Investors had been pushing the company over the past few months to split its cranes and foodservice...

  • Jan 28- Money managers, because they do their job with an eye to their own bottom line, tend to drive over-valued assets higher and undervalued ones lower. This momentum following and index hugging manages to drive the market as a whole higher while leaving clients concentrated in assets that may underperform. As a consequence, they become less willing to deviate...

  • Sargon's Schechter: Revising Apple's guidance   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:37 PM ET
    Sargon's Schechter: Revising Apple's guidance

    Given Apple's strong performance in the last quarter, David Schechter, Sargon Portfolio, is currently revising model and could argue for a higher valuation.

  • Carl Icahn: Apple should do bigger buyback   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    Carl Icahn: Apple should do bigger buyback

    Icahn Enterprises chairman Carl Icahn thinks Apple's Tim Cook has done a magnificent job but needs to do bigger buybacks. Icahn also says a short squeeze in the company is now occurring.

  • Icahn: Why I'm very pleased with Apple   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    Icahn: Why I'm very pleased with Apple

    Icahn Enterprises chairman Carl Icahn is very pleased with Apple's quarter and says he will revise guidance. Brett Icahn, Sargon Portfolio, provides perspective.

  • UPDATE 1-Nelson Peltz slashes stake in Family Dollar Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 7:11 AM ET

    Jan 27- Investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP slashed its stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc by more than two-thirds to 2.07 percent, days after the company's shareholders agreed to Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion buyout offer. Garden also served on a committee of four directors that oversaw Family Dollar's review of strategic alternatives...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, whose portfolio is stocked with oil companies, said on Thursday that he expects the price of oil to fall further before it recovers on increased demand. Icahn said he placed the currency bet about 2-1/ 2 to three years ago, when one euro bought about $1.28 U.S. dollars. While one euro bought as many as $1.3992 U.S. dollars...

  • Icahn: Oil will go lower, 'tremendous opportunity' Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:53 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    The price of oil will go lower as supply and demand remain unbalanced, activist investor Carl Icahn tells CNBC.

  • Jan 22- Activist investor Carl Icahn nominated two directors to USA Today publisher Gannett Co Inc's board and pushed for changes in the company's corporate governance practices. Gannett's shares rose as much as 3.9 percent to $32.58 on the New York Stock Exchange. Gannett said in August it would separate its slow-growing print operations, including USA...

  • Icahn: I stick with euro/dollar short   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Icahn: I stick with euro/dollar short

    Carl Icahn, chairman of Icahn Enterprises, discusses central bank action, and his view of the global market.

  • Icahn: I believe oil will go lower   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:44 PM ET
    Icahn: I believe oil will go lower

    Carl Icahn, Chairman of Icahn Enterprises, provides perspective on the pullback in the price of oil.

  • Icahn on eBay: Peace better than war   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:39 PM ET
    Icahn on eBay: Peace better than war

    Ebay is calling the actions of its largest shareholder Carl Icahn aggressive. Icahn responds.

  • Icahn: Ebay not for sale, this is about corporate governance

    Ebay says it has entered into an agreement the company's largest shareholder Carl Icahn, and will appoint Icahn's pick Jonathan Christodoro to its board. Icahn weighs in on the company's decision to spin off its PayPal payments service.

  • UPDATE 1-Icahn nominates two directors to Gannett board Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    Jan 22- Activist investor Carl Icahn nominated two directors to USA Today publisher Gannett Co Inc's board and pushed for changes in the company's corporate governance practices. Gannett said in August it would separate its slow-growing print operations, including USA Today, from its TV and digital properties. Icahn, who owned about 6.6 percent of Gannett as...

  • Icahn nominates two directors to Gannett board Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:13 AM ET

    Jan 22- Activist investor Carl Icahn nominated two directors to USA Today publisher Gannett Co Inc's board. Icahn, who owned about 6.6 percent of Gannett as of Sept. 30, said he was concerned about the decisions the company may make in anticipation of its proposed spinoff. I would not be surprised if either company became the target of a takeover attempt, "Icahn wrote...

  • *Verizon, F5 Networks both lower after results. *Royal Bank of Canada to buy City National. NEW YORK, Jan 22- U.S. stock index futures pointed to modest gains at the open on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced expanded measures to stimulate the region's economy.

  • Was Icahn right on PayPal?   Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:33 AM ET
    Reid Hoffman, founder and Chairman, Linkedin, at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder, discuss why he initially disagreed with Carl icahn's plan to split PayPal from eBay.

  • US STOCKS-Futures edge up as investors await ECB, data Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:13 AM ET

    *F5 Networks down in premarket after results, outlook. NEW YORK, Jan 22- U.S. stock index futures gained slightly as investors awaited confirmation that the European Central Bank would announce new economic stimulus measures at a meeting on Thursday. *ECB President Mario Draghi will speak to the media at 8:30 a.m., and if the details of the plan are perceived as...