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Apple Shares Begin Move Toward $200

Most industry experts winced when Carl Icahn said Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares are worth $200 each. Part of his argument is that Apple has enough cash to make a ...
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Should Apple Buy McDonald’s?

Carl Icahn continues to press Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to use its $133 billion in cash to buy back its shares. Based on the company's market cap, it could retire ...
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Oppenheimer Switches to Favorable View on Apple, Without Mentioning Carl Icahn

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) was transferred for analyst coverage at Oppenheimer right at the start of September. The firm only decided to initiate coverage with a Perform rating then, but ...
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Carl Icahn Says True Value of Apple Share Is $203 — in Over 4,500 Words

Carl Icahn has lived up to his promise for an interesting open letter to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook. This is more like a novelette or whitepaper than ...
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Carl Icahn Promises ‘Interesting’ Letter to Apple

UPDATE: The letter is out and Icahn has lived up to his promise for an interesting open letter. Activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted a message late Wednesday morning that he ...
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Ratings Agency No Fan of eBay-PayPal Split

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) was given high marks by the market this week when the company finally capitulated to the outside pressure by Carl Icahn and others to begin the ...
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Will Google Buy PayPal?

Now that we know that eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) has caved into the demand from activist investor Carl Icahn and agreed to spin off its PayPal division, we can’t help ...
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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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Icahn Prevails — eBay, PayPal Split in the Works

Nine months ago activist investor Carl Icahn launched a drive to get eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) and its CEO John Donahoe to split off the PayPal payments segment of the ...
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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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