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  • Exclusive: Carl Icahn On Motorola Breakup Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 1:07 PM ET

    Don't miss Friday's Fast Money - we're talking with billionaire investor Carl Ichan about the potential Mortorola break up.

  • Motorola Makes Excuses Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 6:56 PM ET

    The cell-phone company blames the economy while rival Nokia outperforms.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Icahn's Next Target? Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 9:09 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Cramer thinks the activist investor might be eyeing Wind River Tech. Here's why.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Biogen Idec Gets No Takeover Bids; Stock Plummets Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 5:05 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Biogen Idec said after markets closed Wednesday that it ended its review of strategic options after failing to receive any definitive takeover bids.

  • Motorola's Zander to Step Down as CEO Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 11:32 AM ET
    Ed Zander, chairman and CEO of Motorola, speaks at a news conference in New York Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006. Sprint Nextel announced that the company will use an emerging technology called WiMax to build a new high-speed wireless network. The company said the new network, expected to be available in the fourth quarter of 2007, will provide consumers with wireless Internet speeds on par with DSL and cable TV modems. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Motorola, which has been fending off criticism from shareholder Carl Icahn, has named Greg Brown as its chief executive, replacing Ed Zander, who will remain chairman until the company's annual meeting in May.

  • BEA Giving Confidential Information to Icahn Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 11:00 AM ET

    Business software maker BEA Systems said it would provide confidential information to shareholder Carl Icahn explaining why it rejected a $17-per-share takeover bid from Oracle.

  • Time Warner Is Embracing Plan To Break Up Company Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 2:58 PM ET

    Two years after it successfully fought off the efforts of Carl Icahn and the plan authored by Lazard Frères to break apart Time Warner, the company seems ready to embrace it, CNBC's David Faber reports.

  • Valuing a Motorola Breakup Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 10:30 AM ET

    If Icahn gets his way, this company could split into three. Cramer puts a price on it.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Icahnic Investing Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 7:06 PM ET

    It's OK to be a follower, as long as Carl Icahn is leading. The activist investor tells Cramer his hopes for BEA Systems and Motorola. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Icahn Raises BEA Stake to 13.22% Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 8:16 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn further boosted his stake in BEA Systems to 13.22%, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Icahn Boosts Stakes in BEA Systems, Temple Inland Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 11:48 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has boosted his stake in BEA Systems to 11.05% of the business software maker, which he is urging to put itself up for sale, according to a U.S. regulatory filing.

  • An American Icahn Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 12:33 AM ET

    Carl Icahn - his name is synonymous with American capitalism. Following is an exclusive Fast Money interview with the billionaire investor. Find out what he has to say about Bear Stearns and discover his intentions with BEA Systems plus more.

  • The Legend Of Gekko Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 10:25 AM ET

    It’s been 20 years since the world first encountered a Wall Street mogul who is now considered the most rapacious capitalist the world has ever known. In fact, his name still strikes fear in the hearts of many CEO’s despite the fact he’s a fictional character. We’re talking about Gordon Gekko the Michael Douglas character from Wall Street.

  • Carl Icahn Increases Stake in BEA Systems Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 6:08 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Friday that a sale of BEA Systems to a strategic acquirer would maximize the value of its shares and that he might seek to nominate directors to the software maker's board.

  • Icahn-ography Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 7:45 PM ET

    Studying the master's moves can give investors a leg up on the Street.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Friday that a sale of BEA Systems to a strategic acquirer would maximize the value of its shares and that he might seek to nominate directors to the software maker's board.

  • Temple-Inland to Sell Timberland for $2.38 Billion Monday, 6 Aug 2007 | 11:39 AM ET

    Packaging and building products company Temple-Inland, which is under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn, said Monday that it would sell 1.55 million acres of timberland to Campbell Group for $2.38 billion and then issue a $1.1 billion special dividend.

  • Warren Buffett: Confidence in Kraft? Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | 2:11 PM ET
    Boxes of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese are seen Wednesday, April 19, 2006, in Milwaukee. Kraft Foods Inc. releases first-quarter earnings after the bell.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    In what may be a "vote of confidence" in Kraft Foods' turnaround strategy, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has acquired a "small stake" in the company, according to the Wall Street Journal. The paper quotes a "person familiar with Berkshire's share purchase" as saying it represents less than 5% of Kraft's $55 billion market capitalization.

  • Icahn Denies Samsung Electronics Bid Rumors Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 5:45 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn does not hold shares in Korea's Samsung Electronics and has no plans to bid for the company, contrary to press speculation in the last week, an Icahn representative said on Tuesday.

  • Lear Shareholders Reject $2.9 Billion Icahn Offer Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 2:18 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Shareholders of auto supplier Lear rejected a $2.9 billion buyout offer Monday from a firm led by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. Icahn's American Real Estate Partners had sweetened its offer to $37.25 per share for the auto parts supplier, but at Monday's meeting in Wilmington, Del., some shareholders said Lear was worth far more.