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Carl Icahn sends Tim Cook open letter asking for Apple share buyback
Carl Icahn sends Tim Cook open letter asking for Apple share buyback

Carl Icahn is at it again. The billionaire activist investor, fresh off an EBay-PayPal spinoff victory, is trying to shake things up at Apple and wants the tech company to buy back more of its stock and boost the value of its shares. In a very long open letter to Tim Cook on Thursday, Icahn asked the Apple chief to "meaningfully accelerate and increase the magnitude of share repurchases."  The influential investor went on to say that to "preemptively diffuse any cynical criticism that you may encounter with respect to our request," he promised to not tender any of his shares if Apple does agree to a larger repurchase. "We commit to this because we...

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