Corporate Raider

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First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Apple share price: why is at a record high?

_ What keeps Apple's stock going up? In the case of the most recent spike, which has taken it to a new closing record of $100.53, there seem to be two causes: a comment by corporate raider Carl Icahn that actually he hasn't sold any of the stock he holds ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Business analysis: Apple: Worth more than Google? It's reasonable to think so, says Charles Arthur

What keeps Apple's stock going up? In the case of the most recent spike, which has taken it to a new closing record of $100.53, there seem to be two causes: a comment by corporate raider Carl Icahn that ... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 4 reports

More than 1 000 businesses need rescuing

Johannesburg - More than 1 000 business need to be rescued in South Africa to avoid liquidation, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday."There are 1 121 valid rescue processes in that have already started, with only 73 resulting in liquidation," ... [Published Finance 24 - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Living in denial can kill your portfolio

[embedded content]Stocks got hammered again on Tuesday, more than reversing Monday's bounce. The S&P 500 ( ^GSPC ) and Dow ( ^DJI ) both dropped about 1%. The Dow is now just over 4% off its record high from July 16th.What's ailing the market? A bunch ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

In the papers: Pfizer mulls second tilt at Astra Zeneca

Daily Mail Pfizer set to launch a second attempt to buy AstraZeneca despite reporting a fall in profits: Pfizer is likely to launch a second attempt to buy AstraZeneca despite reporting a poor set of financial figures. Hollywood Director behind ... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

PBGC takes over pension plan sponsored by estate of Victor Posner

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. is taking over and terminating the underfunded pension plan sponsored by the estate of one-time businessman and corporate raider Victor Posner.The PBGC said Tuesday it is stepping in because the assets of the Posner ... [Published Business Insurance - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why Are Stocks Still Rising? Is This A Bubble?

Investors often ask me, “why is the stock market still going up after five years?” They think it must mean ‘prosperity is ahead.’ Actually, it’s largely due to financial engineering: stock buybacks.It’s important to see who has been doing the big buying. ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Rauner's 'fix' would be disastrous

To the Editor:On Wednesday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner visited DeKalb and with the Daily Chronicle editors.I wonder if anyone asked him why a man with nine homes and $500 million thinks that it is a good idea to cut the minimum w ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Ackman's 'death blow' leaves Herbarlife unscathed as shares rally

Poor Bill Ackman. TThe hedge fund billionaire vowed to destroy Herbalife by unveiling what he claimed was an Enron-like web of corruption and fraud as part of a $50 million investigation into its activities.But his attempt to bring down the nutritional ... [Published The Independent - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

SOUND OFF for JULY 23

IT’S FUNNY WHEN YOU’RE DRUNKI heard this one from a patron the other night: How do you know when Vladimir Putin is lying? His lips are moving.HENNY THE BARTENDERAND MAYBE NOTI’m glad that the president was having a good time at the Charcoal Pit when news ... [Published Delco Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 4 reports

T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital

The former oil company corporate raider has taken on the guise of champion of natural gas and still has his sights set on Opec ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 9 reports

Icelandic court clears corporate raider

Acquittal of Jóhannesson and two ex-bank chiefs in separate cases is a setback to attempts to seek convictions over Iceland’s 2008 collapse ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - Jun 05 2014]

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...CEO has had some serious missteps, and it's time for a change," Scott Tagliarino, a spokesman for Fir Tree Partners, said in a telephone interview. "We believe Hertz has an incredible brand and an opportunity to show leadership in the car-rental industry. We look to work constructively with management and the board to address these issues."
"There are 1 121 valid rescue processes in that have already started, with only 73 resulting in liquidation" he said at a company law symposium in Johannesburg
...Prior to coming back, he said that the fast growth of the company had watered down the Starbucks experience. Photo: Alfred Cheng Jin /Reuters "If the CEO is somebody who is already a good leader for a variety of reasons and is ousted for political reasons and then ultimately prevails and comes back, I think, it can be a huge success" says Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communication at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
She was Charlie Crist before Crist was Crist, way back five years ago when he "blindly supported irresponsible gun legislation pushed by the NRA ." She was sponsoring bills to allow same-sex couples to adopt children when Crist was backing Florida's gay-marriage constitutional ban

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Apple Inc. (AAPL), The Dow Chemical Company (DO... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - 2 hours ago]
Business analysis: Apple: Worth more than Googl... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 4 hours ago]
Strip land deal revives hope of more transactions [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - 23 hours ago]
Corporate Australia's family connection [Published Business Spectator - Aug 20 2014]
Hertz investor urges replacing CEO [Published Naples Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
Apple share price: why is at a record high? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
More than 1 000 businesses need rescuing [Published Finance 24 - Aug 19 2014]
More than 1000 SA businesses need rescuing – Ro... [Published City Press - Aug 19 2014]
More than 1000 businesses need rescuing: Davies [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Aug 19 2014]
When CEOs go rogue [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
More than 1000 businesses need rescuing – Rob D... [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 19 2014]
Perelman subpoenas gallerist as lawsuit rages on [Published New York Post - Aug 18 2014]
Berko: BlackRock and W.P. Carey [Published Columbian.com - Aug 16 2014]
Rich holds true to principles — dooming her cha... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 16 2014]
What Are Warren Buffett and Other Billionaires’... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Aug 15 2014]
Calling Gordon Gekko: This Is Japan [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 15 2014]
Icahn Takes New Activist Position in Gannett, B... [Published Moneynews - Aug 14 2014]
Icahn Takes New Activist Position in Gannett, B... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 14 2014]
If Mr. Rogers Ruled Wall Street [Published GoldSeek.com - Aug 14 2014]
Letters [Published Post Star - Aug 12 2014]
Pro Wrestling's Greatest Angle Was Convincing U... [Published Deadspin - Aug 11 2014]
Interview: Coats chairman Mike Clasper - Bed-bu... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 08 2014]
How stamps tore a family apart [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 07 2014]
Tax Office to blame for latest brawl between Ku... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 07 2014]
Living in denial can kill your portfolio [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 06 2014]
Is ‘shareholder value’ bad for business? [Published Boston Globe - Aug 01 2014]
Anyone Can Invest Like Buffett, Icahn With New ETF [Published AdvisorOne - Aug 01 2014]
Bill Ackman's Takeover Target Is Now Suing Him ... [Published Business Insider - Aug 01 2014]
Bill Ackman's Takeover Target Is Now Suing Him ... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 01 2014]
In the papers: Pfizer mulls second tilt at Astr... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Jul 30 2014]
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Bill Ackman's Takeover Target Is Now Suing Him ... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 01 2014]
It's been a rough couple of weeks for Bill Ackman, and this news isn't going to make it any better. Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square, and pharmaceutical company Valeant are being sued for alleged insider trading by Allergan, their joint hostile ...
10 of the Biggest Wall Street Busts of All Time [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Wall Street: a place where money is thrown around as if it’s meaningless. It’s a place where fortunes are made and lost, and where daily screaming matches over the future prices of soy beans take precedent over almost everything ...
‘Bitcoin Jesus’ invites the rich to live in tax... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 16 2014]
He’s known as Bitcoin Jesus in the world of cyber-currencies. Though he can’t promise you heaven, he is offering a haven: a condo in the Caribbean that comes with a new passport and almost zero taxes. Meet Roger Ver, ex-U.S. citizen, ex-convict, millionaire ...
Here's Everything We Know About The Investigati... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 02 2014]
Friday night, The Wall Street Journal reported that Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson and Billy Walters are the focus on an SEC and FBI investigation into insider trading.  The Journal's report said the authorities are examining whether Mickelson, a 3-time ...
Twitter Is Here To Stay [Published TechCrunch - May 05 2014]
 Rakesh Agrawal’s PayPal-trashing tweet disaster — and the subsequent chicken/egg story of whether he quit or was sacked — was a slightly surreal turn of events for a company whose most explosive story over the last six months has been whether a notorious ...
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