Carl Icahn

Icahn Takes 13.5% Stake in SandRidge, Calls Bonanza Acquisition ‘Nonsensical’

SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE: SD) emerged from an $8.3 billion bankruptcy in October 2016 while Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (NYSE: BCEI) emerged in April after clearing up about $1.4 billion ...
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Carl Icahn Doubles Down on Herbalife Bet

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been more than a controversial stock over the past three years or more. Short seller and activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management ...
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Did Icahn Really Win With AIG’s CEO Departure?

Shares of American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) saw a slight gain on Thursday after the company announced that its president and CEO, Peter Hancock, will be stepping down. There ...
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Why Chesapeake Stumbled and Transocean Didn’t on Icahn Sales

After rising by about 25% earlier this month, shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) have plummeted to about 2.5% below where they were when the month started. The decline ...
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Will Carl Icahn Take Herbalife Private?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been the subject of much conflict in recent years as activist investor Bill Ackman is waging all-out war on the company, claiming that it is ...
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Will Volkswagen Diesel Engines Save Navistar?

Navistar International Inc. (NYSE: NAV) announced a strategic alliance with the truck and bus division of Volkswagen that included an unspecified equity investment by the German automaker and framework agreements ...
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Herbalife FTC Settlement Delivers Crushing Blow to Bill Ackman, Pumps Carl Icahn

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been more than a controversial stock over the past three years or more. Short seller and activist investor Bill Ackman had roughly a $1 billion ...
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Icahn Sweetens Offer for Federal-Mogul Shares

In a terse letter to the Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: FDML), activist investor Carl Icahn's Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP) on Monday morning raised its offer for the remaining shares ...
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Big Buffett and Icahn Trades Highlight Insider Buying: Phillips 66, Hertz, Bank of New York Mellon, Advance Auto Parts and More

This past week started to resemble just what we have expected the rest of the summer to look like: volatile, with more coming. The market ran up right near all-time highs, ...
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Xerox Earnings a Mixed Bag as Company Prepares to Split

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Monday. The business technology firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.22 on revenues of $4.28 ...
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Icahn Buys More Freeport-McMoRan, Sending Shares up 18%

It appears that Warren Buffett is not the only investor who thinks that now is a good time to invest in energy stocks. Activist investor Carl Icahn added 4 million ...
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Xerox’s Horrible Management Finally Crushes the Company

A number of press reports claim that Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) will be broken into two pieces, and that activist investor Carl Icahn, who has taken a significant position in ...
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AIG Fights Icahn on Breakup

American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) plans to sell its broker-dealer network, spin off part of its mortgage-insurance unit and slash costs. So said CEO Peter Hancock in a strategy ...
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AIG-Icahn Activist Fight Persists

American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) has received another letter from activist investor Carl Icahn. His demand is for AIG to bust itself up into smaller, more focused units to ...
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Xerox Shares Plunge 31% in a Year

Carl Icahn increased the number of shares in Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) that he holds, a decision he may regret. The market continues to pressure the copier company's shares, as ...
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