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  • Will Icahn Stake Mean a Take Two Sale? Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | 3:38 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn and Take Two Interactive Software are hardly strangers.  The investor raised eyebrows Thursday after reporting an 11.3 percent stake in the video game publisher. Given his activist shareholder history, some took that as a sign that Take Two would soon be back on the sales block.

  • Icahn Agrees to Buy Debt of Trump's Casino Company Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 12:58 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl C. Icahn said Friday he has agreed to buy a majority of the first-lien bank debt of Trump Entertainment Resorts, which owns three resorts in Atlantic City, N.J.

  • Web Extra: Icahn's Yahoo Comments Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 6:16 PM ET

    As you may know we spoke with Carl Icahn on the Halftime Report. Find out what he told us about Yahoo!

  • Fast Money friend Carl Icahn is shaking things up again this time with an unprecedented offer extended to CIT’s small bondholders. And he revealed his entire strategy to us!

  • Icahn Resigns From Yahoo's Board, Praises CEO Bartz Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | 7:16 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Activist investor Carl Icahn is resigning from Yahoo's board of directors because he no longer has enough time to devote to the Internet company.

  • Icahn: Risk of Double Dip, Investor 'Bloodbath' Friday, 9 Oct 2009 | 8:03 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    There is a real risk of a double-dip recession and the market is acting in a "schizophrenic" way, which could cause a "bloodbath" for investors, billionaire investor Carl Icahn told CNBC Friday.

  • Warren Buffett is one of twenty-seven business, government, and academic leaders endorsing what's described as a "bold call to end the focus on value-destroying short-termism" in financial markets.  A new statement from the Aspen Institute argues that shareholders are playing a key role by pushing corporations for short-term stock price gains at the expense of long-term sustainability.

  • Analyst Says Lilly's A Loser Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 8:55 AM ET

    After a long delay, Eli Lilly finally launched its new bloodthinner Effient just this month. But analysts are already buzzing about what's next.

  • Qwest Long Distance Business Gets Disappointing Bids Thursday, 4 Jun 2009 | 5:33 PM ET
    Qwest's company headquarters in Denver, Colorado.

    Initial bids for Qwest Communications' long-distance business are below the $2 billion to $3 billion the telecommunications company sought, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

  • Three Down, One To Go Thursday, 4 Jun 2009 | 2:34 PM ET
    Amylin

    In less than two weeks, there've been four pretty significant events in biopharma. And, hopefully, after ADA things will begin to settle down a bit for the summer.

  • Pharmaceuticals' Price, Politics & Proxies Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | 3:41 PM ET

    The cost of drugs was a hot topic at ASCO this year, especially with the release of the big test results combining two very expensive treatments for lung cancer. The study showed using Avastin from Roche and Genentech and a pill, Tarceva, from OSI Pharmaceuticals, Roche and Genentech slowed down progression of the disease by a little more than a month.

  • Kudlow: US Now Owns GM, But Won't Get Paid Back Friday, 29 May 2009 | 6:34 PM ET

    Get ready folks: America is about to own a car company. As of Monday, we the taxpayers will own more than 70 percent of GM. Whether the company will be formally renamed Government Motors remains to be seen. But that’s what it will be.

  • Amylin & Biogen Idec Activists, ASCO & ADA Thursday, 21 May 2009 | 12:49 PM ET
    Amylin

    It's going to be a crazy busy, stressful couple of weeks. A shareholder meeting, a medical meeting, then another shareholder meeting and finally another medical meeting.

  • There's No ME in aMYlin Monday, 11 May 2009 | 10:19 AM ET
    Amylin

    Imagine my surprise when I got an email over the weekend from "Diabetic Investor" newsletter editor David Kliff informing me that Amylin Pharmaceuticals is quoting me in a letter to shareholders.

  • The ABC's of Lilly: Amylin, Byetta & Carl Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | 11:39 AM ET
    Byetta Needle

    Shortly after Eli Lilly reported way better than expected earnings this morning, Amylin Pharmaceuticals fired a new salvo in its escalating proxy battle with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn.

  • Carl Icahn Answers Your Questions Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 6:58 PM ET

    Wondering if Carl Icahn is bullish or bearish on stocks right now? Find out!

  • Exclusive Interview with Carl Icahn Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 6:51 PM ET

    Once again, activist investor Carl Icahn turns to Fast Money to set the record straight on all the rumors surrounding his wheeling and dealing.

  • Facing Recession And Carl Icahn: Lionsgate Cuts Jobs Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 4:35 PM ET

    Being an independent studio rather than part of a media conglomerate, isn't helping Lionsgate avoid pink slips. The movie studio announced Friday that it's cutting 45 jobs.

  • Amylin In North Dakota? You Betcha Monday, 2 Feb 2009 | 1:37 PM ET
    Amylin

    Diabetes drugmaker Amylin Pharmaceuticals is headquartered in San Diego. Like a lot of companies, though, it's incorporated in Delaware. But, if a couple of major shareholders get their way, AMLN could reincorporate in an unlikely state.

  • EXCLUSIVE: Web Extra -  Icahn On Private Equity Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 7:17 PM ET

    Billions in loans were extended to private equity. How deep in the weeds are they? "In many cases they're buried," Icahn tells us in a Web Extra exclusive.