Carl Icahn


  • 'Captain America,' 'Rio 2' top box office Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 5:59 PM ET

    2. "Rio 2," 20th Century Fox, $39,327,869, 3,948 locations, $9,961 average, $39,327,869, 1 week. 3. "Oculus," Relativity Media, $12,005,402, 2,648 locations, $4,534 average, $12,005,402, 1 week. 4. "Draft Day," Lionsgate, $9,783,603, 2,781 locations, $3,518 average, $9,783,603, 1 week.

  • With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2' Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— "Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. The strong second-week performance for the Walt Disney release in North America was enough to narrowly edge 20th Century Fox's "Rio 2" in a springtime battle of sequels.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, April 11- The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing Herbalife Ltd, the nutrition and weight loss company that hedge fund manager William Ackman has called a pyramid scheme, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

  • PayPal rolls out fingerprint authentication Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    EBay shares rose 18 cents to $54.26 in morning trading. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has been pushing eBay to spin off PayPal, a mobile payment business that is growing faster than the rest of the company.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, April 10- Carl Icahn backed off calls for eBay Inc to spin out its fast-growing PayPal payments unit on Thursday, after the billionaire investor failed to drum up support from the e-commerce company's major shareholders. Icahn withdrew his two nominees to eBay's board ahead of the company's annual meeting in May.

  • 'Tremendous value' in eBay: Carl Icahn Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    A deal to stave off a proxy fight with eBay was a win-win situation, activist investor Carl Icahn says.

  • Icahn: Major correction coming     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    Carl Icahn of Icahn Enterprises provides perspective on the "loved market" right now, and why investors should remain cautious. "A lot of the earnings are sort of artificial," he says.

  • Icahn: eBay could be another Netflix     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner asks Carl Icahn of Icahn Enterprises, how much he made in eBay so far.

  • Icahn: eBay very undervalued     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    Carl Icahn of Icahn Enterprises discusses the value of activism, and why he thinks eBay is "very undervalued."

  • Icahn eased feelings about eBay CEO     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    Carl Icahn of Icahn Enterprises remarks on why he thought all shareholders should consider whether eBay CEO John Donahoe is "either incompetent or negligent."

  • Carl Icahn of Icahn Enterprises explains why withdrawing his proposal to spin off PayPal is a win-win for all shareholders. He says he "continues to think the company should be separated."

  • UPDATE 2-Icahn pulls proposal that eBay sell off PayPal Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 10- Activist investor Carl Icahn has dropped his call for eBay Inc to split off its fast-growing PayPal payments unit but has suggested he would keep pressure on the e-commerce company.

  • What's next for Icahn & eBay?     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner discusses investor Carl Icahn's settlement with eBay to withdraw his proposals to separate eBay's PayPal business.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St dips after rally; biotechs drag Nasdaq Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    *Bed, Bath& Beyond slumps after earnings. *eBay falls after ending proxy fight with Icahn. Google Inc, which was down 2.5 percent at $553, and Biogen Idec Inc, down 3.7 percent at $289.50, were among the biggest drags on the S&P 500..

  • So who blinked, Icahn or eBay? CEO's take on truce Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    Carl Icahn eyes Ebay Inc.

    EBay announced it will—at Carl Icahn's urging—appoint business executive David Dorman as an independent director. In exchange, Icahn said he'll back off.

  • A muddled start for US stocks; eBay opens lower Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    Bed Bath& Beyond plunged 6 percent after the company reported that weaker sales drove down its earnings in the latest quarter. EBay fell 2 percent on news that the activist investor Carl Icahn is backing down from his push to shake up the company. Rite Aid surged 13 percent after reporting earnings that beat analysts' forecasts.

  • UPDATE 1-EBay, Icahn reach truce Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:11 AM ET

    NEW YORK, April 10- EBay Inc and Carl Icahn ended their proxy fight on Thursday as the activist investor dropped his proposal that the e-commerce company split off its PayPal payments unit and withdrew his two nominees for the eBay board.

  • Cramer: PayPal at risk in Silicon Valley     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    The proxy fight between Carl Icahn and eBay is over. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Icahn's agreement to withdraw both of his proposals to separate eBay's PayPal business and nominees to the company board.

  • *Bed, Bath& Beyond slumps after earnings. *Bed, Bath& Beyond shares slumped 6 percent to $63.85 before the opening bell after the domestic merchandise retailer reported fourth-quarter earnings. *Family Dollar Stores Inc lost 1.8 percent to $58 in premarket after it reported second-quarter results and gave an outlook that fell short of expectations.

  • eBay CEO: Carl now sees eBay's potential     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    This is a real win-win, says John Donahoe, eBay president and CEO, sharing his thoughts on Carl Icahn withdrawing his proposal to separate eBay from its PayPal unit.

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