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What the iBillionaire ETF Changes Look Like Now

The Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (NYSEMKT: IBLN) recently made some serious changes to its portfolio, based upon iBillionaire Index changes. The exchange-traded fund has made several changes after the broad ...
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Will Dollar General Bid Take the Family Dollar Prize?

Update: Monday morning’s bid by Dollar General to acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores may not be the last word. But where will another bidder come from? Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: ...
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How About an ETF That Tracks Billionaires: the iBillionaire Index ETF

We have said that there seems to be an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every sort of index or investment philosophy that you can think of. So, ...
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Icahn ‘Extremely Pleased’ With Family Dollar’s Acquisition

When Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) announced that it would acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for a cool $8.5 billion, there was no word from activist investor ...
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Where Does Icahn Stand in the Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Merger?

Discount store operator Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) has entered a definitive merger agreement with Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) under which the former will acquire the latter in ...
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What to Expect From eBay Earnings, Icahn, Buybacks and More (Updated)

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is set to report earnings on Wednesday after the markets close. Now that it has reached a settlement with Carl Icahn, eBay shares have backed off ...
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Family Dollar Earnings Will Bring More Pressure From Carl Icahn

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) reported third-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The discount retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.85 on revenues of ...
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Carl Icahn Wants Family Dollar Store Sale — Now

When activist investor Carl Icahn acquired a 9.4% stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) earlier this month, he said he wanted to "engage in conversations" with the company's ...
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Why Everyone, or Nobody, Would Want to Acquire Nuance

Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) owes its fortunes back to the days of Lernout & Hauspie in the 1990s. Now the independent speech recognition leader is seeing its shares surge ...
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What Icahn Sees: Dollar Stores vs. Discounters

Now that Carl Icahn has taken a large stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO), 24/7 Wall St. wanted to see what sort of value this might imply for ...
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Icahn Takes Stake in Family Dollar

Activist investor Carl Icahn filed documents with the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) late Friday announcing that he had acquired a 9.4% stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) ...
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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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Big Changes in the Carl Icahn Stock Holdings

Activist investor Carl Icahn has made some changes to his portfolio of equities in the latest 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. While there are many positions ...
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eBay Tax Bill, Outlook Stymie Shares

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) reported first quarter 2014 results after the markets closed Tuesday. The e-commerce giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.70 on revenues of $4.3 ...
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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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