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Carl Icahn

A customer holds his new iPhone at Puerta del Sol Apple Store as Apple launches iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 26, 2014 in Madrid.

Who is Carl Icahn and what does he do?

Oct 9, 2014
A former corporate raider looking to remold companies. His current target? Apple
Posted In: apple, Carl Icahn, stock buybacks

eBay and PayPal split

Sep 30, 2014
What a difference eight months makes.
Posted In: ebay, paypal, Carl Icahn

Icahn wants eBay to set PayPal free

Jan 23, 2014
Carl Icahn wants eBay to spin off PayPal, separating the online auction site from the digital payment service. eBay’s CEO wants to hang onto PayPal.
Posted In: ebay, paypal, Carl Icahn

Dell shareholders approve $25 billion buyout

Sep 12, 2013
But big questions still remain for the struggling computer technology company.
Posted In: Tech, Dell, Carl Icahn, Michael Dell

A week of good and bad for activist investors

Aug 15, 2013
It’s been a big week for activist investors -- with Bill Ackman resigning from J.C. Penney’s board and Carl Icahn taking a big stake in Apple.
Posted In: active investing, Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman, JC Penney

Ackman out at JCPenney, Icahn investing in Apple?

Aug 13, 2013
It's been a busy day for some activist investors.
Posted In: Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman

Corporate raiders morph into nice(r) guys

Nov 26, 2012
Carl Icahn used to buy companies and break them up. These days, he’s an activist investor, using large stakes to influence corporate strategy.
Posted In: Carl Icahn, Investing

A $200 million gift and a medical school

Nov 15, 2012
Mt. Sinai Medical School in New York renames itself after business magnate/corporate raider Carl Icahn after his $200 million donation.
Posted In: Carl Icahn, philanthropy