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  • Buffett the $3 Billion Gorilla of 2012's Top Givers Tuesday, 1 Jan 2013 | 1:01 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Subtract the Oracle of Omaha's charitable donations for this past year, and the total of the top 15 donors would be far less than last year’s $2.6 billion.

  • Ackman: Why I Am Shorting Herbalife  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    In a live interview on CNBC, investor Bill Ackman accuses Herbalife of running an illegal pyramid scheme and says he is shorting the stock, with profits going to charity. Kate Kelly then reports a strong denial from the company. (11:51)

  • Carl Icahn, billionaire investor and chairman of Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP.

    Netflix’s move to thwart a takeover by adopting a “poison pill” defense is a “travesty in corporate governance,” billionaire investor Carl Icahn said Thursday on CNBC.

  • Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises Chairman, responds to Netflix's poison pill, discusses his stake in Oshkosh, and his outlook on the markets.

  • *Netflix shares up 1 pct. Nov 5- Netflix Inc adopted a poison pill defense against a hostile takeover, days after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a stake in the video rental company. The move is aimed at preventing an outsider who lacks Netflix board approval from accumulating a stake of 10 percent or more, the company said in a statement.

  • *Netflix shares up 1 pct. Nov 5- Netflix Inc adopted a poison pill defense against a hostile takeover, days after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a stake in the video rental company. The move is aimed at preventing an outsider who lacks Netflix board approval from accumulating a stake of 10 percent or more, the company said in a statement.

  • *Netflix shares up 1 pct. Nov 5- Netflix Inc adopted a poison pill defense against a hostile takeover, days after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a stake in the video rental company. The move is aimed at preventing an outsider who lacks Netflix board approval from accumulating a stake of 10 percent or more, the company said in a statement.

  • Nov 5- Netflix Inc has adopted a poison pill defense against a hostile takeover, it said on Monday, days after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a stake in the video rental company. Shares of Netflix fell 1.3 percent to $75.90 in early Nasdaq trading.

  • Nov 2- Chesapeake Energy Corp's target to pare debt to $9.5 billion or less by the end of the year may be pushed into 2013, along with some deal closings, the company's chief financial officer told analysts on Friday.

  • Nov 1- Chesapeake Energy Corp reported a net loss on Thursday compared with a year-ago profit, as low natural gas prices caused the U.S. oil and gas company to write down the value of some assets.

  • *Icahn says Netflix undervalued, possible takeover target. *Netflix shares jump 14 percent on Nasdaq.

  • Oct 31- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn bought 10 percent of Netflix Inc, presaging another bruising corporate battle and raising the possibility that the pioneering video-streaming company would get acquired.

  • Wall St ends flat, tech shares dip after Sandy shutdown Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 8:42 PM ET

    *Dow off 0.1 pct, S&P 500 up 0.02 pct, Nasdaq off 0.4 pct. The Dow and the S&P 500 closed little changed while the Nasdaq Composite edged lower in a session with slightly less than average volume.

  • Oct 31- Shares of Netflix Inc rose as much as 20 percent on Wednesday after activist investor Carl Icahn reported a stake of nearly 10 percent in the company, which offers subscriptions to watch movies and TV shows over the Internet and on DVDs.

  • PREVIEW-At Chesapeake Energy it's time to show, not tell Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:45 PM ET

    *Earnings report due Nov. 1. HOUSTON, Oct 31- Chesapeake Energy Corp is under the gun to show evidence that it is changing its free-spending ways when it reports third-quarter earnings November 1. The company's largest investors, Carl Icahn and Mason Hawkins, were so unhappy with the company's bloated balance sheet that they seized control of the board in June.

  • Icahn Netflix Play Sends Stock Soaring Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:26 PM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    Netflix shares jumped more than 20 percent on Carl Icahn’s disclosure that he’s amassed a 10 percent stake in the streaming video company.

  • Netflix Shares Soar on Icahn Stake  Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Carl Icahn says Netflix shares are undervalued, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • *Navistar aims to save up to $175 mln next year. NEW YORK, Oct 29- U.S. truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp is willing to look at the possible sale of any part of its business as it tries to return to profitability, but it is not willing to consider fire-sale prices for its assets, interim Chief Executive Lewis Campbell said on Monday.

  • 'Argo' finally tops box office with $12.4M Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 2:57 PM ET

    The Warner Bros. thriller from director and star Ben Affleck, inspired by the real-life rescue of six U.S. embassy workers during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, made nearly $12.4 million this weekend, according to Sunday studio estimates. "

  • Oct 26- Specialty truckmaker Oshkosh Corp reported a higher quarterly profit on Friday, though a decline in its defense business weighed on revenue, and rejected a takeover offer from activist shareholder Carl Icahn.