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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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Icahn Board Victory: Three Steps Closer to Control of Herbalife

If Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) gets its way, Carl Icahn will soon control five of the company's 13 board seats (slightly more than 38%) while owning just under 17% of ...
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Herbalife Takes Key Independent Research Analyst Downgrade

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is one of the biggest battleground stocks in the market right now. With Bill Ackman short a billion dollars or so, and with activists like Carl ...
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Is Herbalife Finally Getting Seriously Worried About Ackman?

Since he made his presentation on the business practices of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) in China last Tuesday, Pershing Square Capital Management's William Ackman has turned up the heat even ...
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Herbalife Gets Investigative Demand Letter From FTC

In a terse press release Wednesday morning, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) said that it has received a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Trading in the ...
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Are Activist Investors Starting to Overreach and Hurt Companies?

Activist investors have been present on Wall Street for years. They are the epitome of the old Wall Street adage about the golden rule: He whose has the gold, rules. ...
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