| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:34 AM
This has been a good year for Mary Jo White, the new chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and not such a good one for Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook and New York hedge fund manager Bill Ackman.
That’s the view of Worth magazine,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Shareholder activist Carl Icahn broke bread with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook on Monday to make his case that the company's record stock buyback program was still not enough.
Icahn revealed in August that he had purchased about $1 billion worth of...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Apple chief executive Tim Cook is scheduled to meet with shareholder activist Carl Icahn on Monday in New York City, according to a report.
On Thursday, CNBC reporter David Faber said he had confirmed the meeting will take place. Last month, Icahn...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover.
Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Herbalife Ltd. shares reached a 52-week high Tuesday morning on speculation that the company may begin an aggressive share repurchase.
The Los Angeles nutritional products company has been one of the biggest names on Wall Street since December, when...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Investors punished Apple's stock Wednesday, driving it down more than 5% after the technology giant disappointed Wall Street by failing to announce a cheaper iPhone and a deal with China's largest wireless carrier.
Both bits of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Michael Dell, facing the possibility that he would lose the company he founded to billionaire Carl Icahn, announced a last-minute increase to his buyout offer.
Under the new proposal made public Wednesday, Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Dell Inc. has postponed a shareholder vote on its $24.4-billion buyout plan, a sign that not enough investors were on board with founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell's bid to take the company private.
The PC maker delayed the vote Thursday...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he’s had a change of heart about hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, with whom he’s engaged in a widely publicized rift about the merits of Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
A national Latina advocacy group has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the business practices of Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd.
MANA, a Washington-based group that advocates for Latinas, is the latest...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:10 AM
After months of bitter fighting over the future of computer maker Dell Inc., Carl Icahn said in a sharply worded letter Monday that he was giving up.
That appears to clear the way for Chief Executive Michael Dell to take the company he founded...