Carl Icahn


  • Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn raised his stake in Chesapeake Energy to 7.6 percent, according to an SEC filing. In a letter to Chesapeake's board, he also asked for two board seats and that another big shareholder get two board seats.

  • More Activism on Horizon for Chesapeake?     Friday, 25 May 2012 | 5:09 PM ET

    Carl Icahn discloses a huge stake in Chesapeake Energy, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Icahn Takes 7.6 Percent Stake in Chesapeake     Friday, 25 May 2012 | 4:17 PM ET

    Carl Icahn takes a 7.6 percent stake in Chesapeake Energy, but says the company's board faces a "substantial credibility gap," reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • BlackRock Ups Chesapeake Stake     Friday, 25 May 2012 | 9:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports BlackRock is increasing its stake in Chesapeake Energy to 4 million shares from fewer than 1 million.

  • Headwinds Brewing for Starbucks?     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 12:19 PM ET

    Does the pullback in shares of Starbucks signal a buying opportunity for investors? Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discusses why he is short the stock. Dan Dicker, MercBloc, also weighs in on expectations that Carl Icahn will disclose a sizable stake in Chesapeake Energy.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports Elliot International notified BMC Software it intends to nominate a slate of five board members and billionaire investor Carl Icahn is ready to disclose his stake in Chesapeake Energy.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: Chesapeake & Icahn     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 9:28 AM ET

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including expectations that billionaire Carl Icahn will take a big position in Chesapeake Energy.

  • Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is enacting a shareholder rights plan — or “poison pill” — to help it ward off an opportunistic takeover bid, even before an offer emerges.

  • What's Next for Carl Icahn?     Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 4:14 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to activist investor Carl Icahn regarding how much cash he has available to invest and whether Chesapeake Energy is undervalued.

  • April by the Numbers     Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 3:33 PM ET

    Sharing perspective on how to position your portfolio if the S&P ends negative in April, with Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO and Thomas Lee JPMorgan chief US equity strategist.

  • Which Activist Investors Should You Follow?     Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Tyler Mathisen discuss the latest action of activist investors, with Treasury Curve's Jeff Kilburg.

  • Time to Buy eBay?     Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss how eBay has led the electronic payment market. CNBC's Kayla Tausche also reports on how some of the biggest activist investors are doing now.

  • Activist Investors' Performance Report Cards     Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Should you invest alongside activist investors? CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.

  • Invest Like an Activist     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly is keeping an eye on activists making a solid start this year. Donald Drapkin, Casablanca Capital chairman, also weighs in on how famous activists like Dan Loeb and Carl Icahn make money.

  • Falcone Races the Clock     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 10:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest on Phil Falcone and the possibility of a LightSquared bankruptcy.

  • Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises chairman, discusses his tender offer for CVR Energy, and now holds 69% of the company's shares. Icahn also weighs in on whether Amylin Pharma should be sold, and reveals his thoughts on RIMM, with the Fast Money traders.

  • I Make Money Controlling Companies: Carl Icahn Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 12:06 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn has a simple investment philosophy, he told CNBC: Buy "underperforming" companies and "make things change."  That's why he is in a fight for energy company CVR Energy.

  • Icahn on Lionsgate: 'You Can't Win 'Em All'     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises chairman, explains why he sold Lionsgate stock. He also offers insight on MF Global and his battle for CVR Energy.

  • Carl Icahn Buyer Behind Jefferies?     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 10:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky has the story on whether billionaire investor Carl Icahn is the buyer behind Jefferies.

  • Hunger Games vs. Twilight?     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 1:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports that Lions Gate Entertainment expects to gross $70-$100 million at U.S. box offices for opening weekend of "The Hunger Games."