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Why Activist Investors May Be Bad for Corporate Credit

The financial media is enamored with the more well-known activist investors. After all, they are very vocal, controversial and adversarial, and they can be extremely entertaining compared to most traditional ...
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Have Herbalife Shares Bottomed?

Shares of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) may still be way down from when activist investor Bill Ackman first publicly went after the maker of vitamins and health products. Needless to say, ...
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Is This the First of Many Legal Victories for Herbalife?

In the ongoing battle of Bill Ackman against Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF), it appears that Herbalife has struck a decisive blow. The lawsuit claimed that shareholders lost money because Herbalife ...
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Does Bill Ackman Feel Humiliated When Herbalife Shares Rise?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) was under attack yet again on Friday morning by activist investor Bill Ackman on an appearance on CNBC’s "Squawk Box." However, despite stating his case against the ...
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Did an Analyst Just Side With Bill Ackman on Herbalife?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been a battleground stock for a while. However one analyst firm thinks that the fundamentals are feeling the weight of changes to the marketing plan, ...
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Should Anyone Care About Herbalife After Earnings?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) reported its third-quarter earnings Monday after the market close as $1.45 in earnings per share and $1.30 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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Why Carl Icahn Gets What He Wants

When activist investor Carl Icahn first bought a stake of around 0.8% in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) in January of this year, the curtain went up on a play where ...
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Bill Ackman Losing Face in Herbalife War

The longstanding fight between Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) and short-selling activist investor Bill Ackman just took yet another odd turn. That turn has at least so far gone in the ...
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Herbalife and Ackman Fight Intensifying This Week

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) remains one of the most controversial stocks on Wall Street and Main Street. That controversy is set to come to yet another head on Tuesday, July ...
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Valeant Offer Weaker After Allergan Earnings

Botox-maker Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) released second-quarter earnings Monday morning about an hour after Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) slammed Allergan for misleading statements about Valeant's Bausch & Lomb ...
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Herbalife Claims Victory From Court Ruling

Following an appeals court ruling delivered late Monday, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) issued a statement declaring that the decision "validates product consumption as a legitimate measure of demand for multi-level ...
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Carl Icahn and Activist Investing … and Insider Trading?

Have activist investors gone too far? That is what the news focus may be full of in the coming week. The financial media loves following activist investors like Carl Icahn, ...
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Jefferies Initiates Coverage on Specialty Pharmaceutical Takeover Candidates

The specialty pharmaceutical sector is exploding with news of takeovers, exchanges and possible mergers. The biggest is the possible deal between activist hedge fund manager Bill Ackman's Pershing Square, Valeant ...
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Herbalife Probes Have Been Going on for Months

Shares of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) plunged about 14% on Friday following a Financial Times report that the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI have each launched criminal% investigations ...
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Federal Probes of Herbalife Started

The Financial Times reported late Friday afternoon that Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is being investigated by both the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI. Neither federal agency would comment ...
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