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Carl Icahn

Carl Celian Icahn (born February 16, 1936) is an American billionaire financier, corporate raider, and private equity investor. In 2008 his net worth was US$14 billion, putting him in an eight way tie for the 46th richest man in the world. In 2009 Forbes recalculated his net worth as $9 billion, but now he is in an eight way tie for the 43rd richest man in the world.

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Articles About Carl Icahn

Apple Leads List of $1.64 Trillion in Stockpile; Q2 April 23 Forecast Within Reach?

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc. leads the list of US companies with 1.64 trillion in stockpile; will the company reach its Q2 forecast? (Apr 02)

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Raindrops are seen in front of an Apple logo outside an Apple store in Shanghai February 22, 2012.
Apple Leads U.S. Companies in Stock Buybacks Value, Thanks Partly to Pressure From Carl Icahn

By IBTimes AU

Apple has led many U.S. companies in the value of stock buybacks in the last quarter of 2013. Aside from Apple, other tech giants also made big repurchases of their stocks. (Mar 28)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., IPHONE

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook Speaks About the New iPad Air and the iPad Mini with Retnia Display During an Apple Event in San Francisco
Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook Not Doing Enough to Raise Shareholder Value? Analyst Calls for Cook's Removal as CEO

By IBTimes AU

Is it time to replace Tim Cook as Apple Inc CEO? With Apple shares down 5 per cent and now 25 per cent difference from the stock's peak in September 2012, some investors have been worried about Apple Inc's image as an innovative company es... (Mar 11)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., IPHONE, MORGAN STANLEY, STEVE JOBS, IPOD

Raindrops are seen in front of an Apple logo outside an Apple store in Shanghai February 22, 2012.
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Gain 4.8% Month-to-Date; Stock Bullish Before Annual Shareholders' Meeting

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc shares gained 1.4 per cent to close at $524.47, making its total gain based on month-to-date figures to 4.8 per cent. According to analysts, they are optimistic about Apple Inc shares before the closing bell on the last day of February whic... (Feb 28)

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Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook Speaks About the New iPad Air and the iPad mini
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Not Moving Beyond $550; Tim Cook Remembers Steve Jobs' Birthday on Twitter

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stocks continue to stay within the $490 and $550 range with analysts saying the company may not be doing so well since the last time it announced its earnings report. Several analysts have predicted that Apple shares will continue to move within a certain range. (Feb 26)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., GEORGE SOROS, STEVE JOBS, TWITTER, INVESTMENT

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Billionaire Carl Icahn Hits eBay Over Corporate Governance, Seeks Split from PayPal

By IBTimes AU

After shaking up Apple's stocks, billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has shifted his attention to eBay. He released on Tuesday an open shareholder letter to the popular ecommerce site, hitting its corporate governance and pushing that it separate from PayPal. (Feb 26)

MORE TOPICS: NINTENDO, MANAGEMENT, BLACKBERRY, DELL, SONY

A woman looks at the screen of her mobile phone in front of an Apple logo outside its store in downtown Shanghai September 10, 2013.REUTERS/Aly Song
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) Still Billionaires' Top Favourite Stock

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) remains a favourite stock among billionaires, according to Fortune which created a chart of top ten holdings by billionaire investors based on iBillionaire data. An iOS application, iBillionaire and Web site, iBilliionaire. (Feb 21)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., GEORGE SOROS, INVESTMENT, CHINA, IPHONE, BANK OF AMERICA, EMERGING MARKETS

Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) Rallying to $750, Cheapest Still

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) is rallying at $750 says analysts from the Oxen Group (Feb 14)

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Raindrops are seen in front of an Apple logo outside an Apple store in Shanghai February 22, 2012.
Apple's Rumored 'iAnywhere' Could Be A Catalyst That Investors Need To Drive Stocks Up

By IBTimes AU

Apple's decision to repurchase its stock worth $14 billion did not only get Carl Icahn, a billionaire activist investor, to drop his buyback proposal. It also indicated the company's confidence in hinting the launch of its new product categories. (Feb 13)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., IPHONE, IPAD

Stock at its Cheapest: Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL), An Excellent Time to Be a Shareholder

By IBTimes AU

Analysts say that Apple Inc (NASDAQ AAPL) is cheap and it is the best time to own the stock now (Feb 12)

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