Bill Ackman's billion-dollar bet against Herbalife

Mar 16, 2017
'Betting on Zero' documents the not-so-simple story of Ackman's attempts to short the nutrition company's stock.
The documentary film “Betting on Zero” chronicles investor Bill Ackman’s billion-dollar bet against the nutrition and weight management company Herbalife.
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How fast and how much will Trump deregulate?

Jan 2, 2017
And how will it affect businesses.
President-elect Donald Trump looks on during a rally.
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Trump Taj Mahal closes down, laying off 3,000

Oct 10, 2016
Despite bearing the presidential nominee's name, the casino has been owned by activist investor Carl Icahn since 2014.
The Trump Taj Mahal casino resort is seen in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 8, 2016. 
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Without Trump, Taj Mahal workers face their fate

Sep 5, 2016
Workers at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City are on strike and the casino threatens to shut down.
The Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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Investor Carl Icahn dumps Apple stake

Apr 28, 2016
The out-spoken Apple investor said he sold his shares amid concerns over China's economic woes.
One of Apple's most vocal investors has sold all his shares.
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The cage-rattling strategy of Carl Icahn

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Dec 30, 2015
He got Pep Boys for $1 billion. But even if he had lost, Icahn would have won.

Why Carl Icahn wants to pay $1 billion for Pep Boys

Dec 29, 2015
Auto parts and service companies are cashing in on an aging vehicle fleet.

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Who is Carl Icahn and what does he do?

Oct 9, 2014
A former corporate raider looking to remold companies. His current target? Apple

eBay and PayPal split

Sep 30, 2014
What a difference eight months makes.

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.