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  • 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.

  • Icahn Takes Stake in Kraft Foods: WSJ Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 4:02 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in Kraft Foods, according to The Wall Street Journal.

  • Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's American Real Estate Partners raised its takeover offer for Lear to about $3 billion after shareholders balked at a previous buyout proposal, but the auto parts maker's second biggest shareholder remained unconvinced.

  • Icahn Says Amount of Private Equity Deals Has Peaked Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | 8:45 AM ET

    Billionaire corporate raider Carl Icahn, the man famed for hostile takeover battles for names such as TWA and RJR Nabisco, said Wednesday that the escalating amount of private-equity deals rushing the market this year has peaked.

  • Banking on Buffett Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | 6:33 PM ET

    Wall Street’s is a fashion show, and the best traders in the market choose what’s hot or not. So the strategy is to figure out which stock will walk the runway next.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.

  • Hedge Funds Take On SEC Over Disclosure Requirements Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 1:15 PM ET

    Two funds are leading a charge to overturn the rules that require them to file quarterly holdings information, maintaining that such disclosures are trade secrets.

  • Icahn Halves Time Warner Stake, Buys Into Anadarko Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 1:11 AM ET

    Investor Carl Icahn has purchased a big stake in Anadarko Petroleum, according to regulatory filings, suggesting the billionaire investor is betting on further consolidation in the oil services sector.

  • ImClone Goes Hollywood Friday, 11 May 2007 | 11:05 AM ET
    Sam Waksal, former CEO of ImClone Systems

    The founder and former CEO of ImClone Systems, Sam Waksal, who is now sitting in prison for his role in the trading scandal that ensnared Martha Stewart, had a reputation for rubbing elbows with the New York glitterati and the Hollywood set. Well, it looks like ImClone is reliving its past.