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  • Icahn asks Apple to make tender offer     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Carl Icahn's open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook where Icahn asked Apple to make a tender offer for shares on the belief that the stock is undervalued.

  • Icahn urges Apple to repurchase more shares Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    Oct 9- Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn urged Apple Inc's board to start a tender offer to repurchase shares using a part of its $133 billion cash pile. "We believe Apple is dramatically undervalued in today's market, and the more shares repurchased now, the more each remaining shareholder will benefit...," Icahn said in a letter to Apple's board.

  • Leon Cooperman: Apple stock 20% undervalued Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:48 AM ET
    Leon Cooperman, Chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors

    Leon Cooperman, founder of hedge fund firm Omega Advisors, also tells CNBC that the stock market is fully valued and that it's not surprising to see volatility.

  • Carl Icahn's letter to Apple CEO     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:40 AM ET
    Carl Icahn, billionaire investor and chairman of Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP

    Carl Icahn has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, saying the company's stock is massively undervalued. Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors Chairman and CEO, provides perspective.

  • Icahn promises 'interesting' Apple letter Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Carl Icahn will be sending an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday, the activist investor said on Twitter.

  • Icahn tweet has traders betting big on Nuance Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:33 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn's tweet about Apple had options traders racing to get in on Nuance. Here's why.

  • The original activist     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Discussing Carl Icahn's activist behavior, with Brian Blair, Rosenblatt Securities, and Invemed Associates chairman and president Ken Langone.

  • Is Icahn going to suggest Apple split in two?     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Carl Icahn said he would be sending an "interesting" open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Brian Blair, Rosenblatt Securities, thinks Icahn will suggest the company separate its iTunes unit.

  • Marc Andreessen knocks Icahn     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:06 AM ET

    Harsh comments by Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz, on Carl Icahn. Also, the "Squawk Box" crew discuss Icahn's tweet about a coming "interesting" open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook.

  • Marc Andreessen: Icahn's like 'evil Captain Kirk' Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:20 PM ET
    Captain James Kirk in Star Trek

    Marc Andreessen criticizes billionaire investor Carl Icahn, likening him to an "evil Capitan Kirk."

  • Andreessen expects more split-ups, knocks Icahn Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Marc Andreessen

    More Silicon Valley companies will likely split in the next five years, Marc Andreessen says.

  • Icahn tweets he will send open letter to Apple Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    Oct 8- Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted on Wednesday, saying he would send an open letter to Apple Inc on Thursday. The investor has in the past urged Apple to return more of its cash to shareholders and pressured the company to raise its stock buyback and dividend. Apple shares were up 2 percent at $100.73 in late afternoon trading.

  • Union blocks traffic to protest casino givebacks Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 2:26 PM ET

    Trump Entertainment Resorts is threatening to close the Taj Mahal on Nov. 13 unless the union agrees to give up its pension plan and health insurance, the city drastically reduces its tax assessment, and state government contributes $25 million in aid. The company asked billionaire investor Carl Icahn to take it over by converting its debt into ownership, and...

  • TORONTO, Oct 7- U.S. billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is looking at investing in the Canadian and U.S. energy sectors, betting a long-term recovery in oil prices will boost the fortunes of small and mid-cap companies whose shares have been battered since June. Ross, who made his name by snapping up out-of-favor assets ranging from banks to textile firms, told...

  • Spinoff mania here to stay, but who wins? Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 1:39 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks past eBay Inc. signage displayed at the company's headquarters in San Jose, California.

    Hewlett-Packard, eBay, Barnes & Noble—the rash of spinoff announcements has been dizzying. Should investors cheer on for more or take caution?

  • Oct 7- An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management got court approval to buy Atlantic City, New Jersey's shuttered Revel Casino Hotel for $110 million in cash on Tuesday after a judge rejected complaints the auction for the bankrupt complex was tainted. "I have heard evidence to satisfy me that the sale to Brookfield should be confirmed," said U.S. Bankruptcy...

  • Oct 3- The Trump Taj Mahal casino failed on Friday to get immediate court approval to end its union pension obligations, a key condition for a $100 million rescue plan backed by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. The setback may be only temporary for Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc, bankrupt owner of the Taj Mahal. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross in Wilmington,...

  • Oct 3- Trump Taj Mahal failed on Friday to get approval from a U.S. Bankruptcy judge to end payments to the casino's union pension fund, which had been a key condition for a Carl Icahn- backed deal to rescue the gambling complex in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross in Wilmington, Delaware, said he lacked authority to allow Trump Entertainment...

  • Icahn's Fountainebleau remains empty     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells asked Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn, what will happen with the unfinished Fontainebleau casino resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

  • Sept 30- EBay Inc agreed on Tuesday to spin off its payments unit, PayPal, in the second half of 2015, after rebuffing activist investor Carl Icahn's proposal in January. Following are comments by eBay Chief Executive John Donahoe on PayPal spinoff since then:.