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*Activist investor Carl Icahn says cautious on the stock market. NEW YORK, Nov 18- The dollar dropped against the yen and euro on Monday after China announced its most sweeping economic and social reforms in nearly three decades, lifting investors' appetite for higher-yielding currencies.
NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. Treasuries prices rose on Monday on expectations the Federal Reserve will continue its bond-buying program under new head Janet Yellen, though comments from another Fed speaker underscored the crossroads facing the central bank. Markets see current Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen as dovish.
Kevin Landis, Firsthand Capital Management CIO and John Spallanzani, GFI Group, discuss where they are investing and what sectors you should be positive about.
NEW YORK, Nov 18- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended lower on Monday, led by losses in Apple and other technology names and following cautious comments on equities by Carl Icahn late in the session. Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 14.38 points, or 0.09 percent, at 15,976.08.
Activist investor Carl Icahn said he is "very cautious" on the stock market and has no plans to walk away from his Apple investment.
Kenny Polcari of O'Neil Securities says Carl Icahn's negative comments on the stock market didn't help, but he didn't say anything new and big asset managers aren't making major moves based on a single comment from him.
An issue facing a market that is at historic highs is that it is susceptible to even modest comments from market "names."
*Carl Icahn cautious on stocks- Reuters Summit. *Social media stocks weigh on Nasdaq, Facebook off more than 6 pct. The Nasdaq fell nearly 1 percent, further pressured by social media and cloud-related stocks including Facebook, down more than 6 percent at $45.95.
Icahn, speaking at the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit, also hinted at his ongoing plan for Apple Inc, the most valuable U.S. stock by market value, saying that he does not want to fight with management at the iPhone giant but has no plans to walk away from his investment.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports activist investor Carl Icahn owns 3.87 million shares in Apple, which is worth approximately $1.8 billion.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the iBillionaire Index, tracking the 30 large-cap stocks in the S&P 500 to which billionaire investors have allocated the most funds.
The NYSE and iBillionaire have launched the iBillionaire Index, which tracks the blue-chip stock holdings of leading billionaire investors.
The iBillionaire Index launches today, which is composed of the top 30 large cap equities listed on the S&P 500. iBillionaire co-founder Raul Moreno, provides insight.
*Transocean reaches deal with Icahn over dividend. *News Corp shares down after the bell. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stocks edged up on Monday, lifting the Dow to another record closing high in light volume on Veterans Day while investors turned their focus to how soon the Federal Reserve may begin reducing stimulus.
*Transocean reaches deal with Icahn over dividend. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stocks edged up on Monday, lifting the Dow to another record closing high in light volume on Veterans Day while investors turned their focus to how soon the Federal Reserve may begin reducing stimulus.
*Transocean reaches deal with Icahn over dividend. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stocks barely budged on Monday in thin trading after investors found little reason to add significant new positions with the Dow and the S&P 500 on a five-week winning streak. Volume on Monday was expected to be quiet, with bond markets closed for Veterans Day.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports that Carl Icahn still believes Apple is undervalued and has talked to CEO Tim Cook again about a buyback.
Carl Icahn and Apple CEO Tim Cook have had another "good conversation," as they study a potential buyback, reports CNBC's Scott Wapner. Also, Transocean has raised its dividend after Icahn's push.
Carl Icahn told CNBC he had a "good conversation" with Apple CEO Tim Cook, and both believe that the company's stock remains undervalued.
*Transocean reaches deal with Icahn over dividend. *ViroPharma shares soar, to be acquired by Shire for $4.2 billion. said Bryan Sapp, senior trading analyst at Schaeffer's Investment Research in Cincinnati, Ohio.