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Morning six-pack: What we're reading Tuesday

Bill Ackman
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Happy Tuesday. Keep your eye on the prize and watch out for the activist investor looking to snag your Morning Six-Pack.

One of the kings of activist investors, Bill Ackman, is in on the prowl and about to land perhaps the biggest fish of his career as Valeant gets set to make a major move on Allergan and all of its Botox and breast implant glory. (Wall Street Journal)

Alan Mulally, whose reign at Ford will be remembered for the way he demonstrated that you can run a successful auto company without needing the government to hold your hand and pay your bills, is expected to leave sooner than expected. (Economic Times)

Also in autos: Tesla has sent the first batch of its electric cars to China, but not everyone is thrilled over how it came to pass. (Los Angeles Times)

Hollywood is about to get rocked with some serious drama involving lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse by some high-profile executives. (Buzzfeed)

Netflix is rocking the market with a big earnings beat and news that it plans its first price hike in three years—a move that didn't work out so well the last time. (CNET)

And, finally...First there was the piglet virus and the accompanying bacon price spike. Now there's a fungus that's threatening bananas.'s Mark Koba has the scoop.