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Carl Icahn

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  • EBay to spin off PayPal in 2015

    EBay to spin off PayPal in 2015
    EBay plans to spin off its PayPal unit next year, bowing to activist investor Carl Icahn's argument that the move would free the fast-growing payments business to compete more fiercely in the competitive mobile payments market. The move, announced on...
  • McDonald's shares rise, rumors ensue

    Shares of McDonald’s Corp. jumped as much as 2.7 percent on Monday afternoon, the biggest percentage gain in months for the world’s largest restaurant company, amid social media speculation that a major investor might be eating up the shares....
  • EBay estudia separarse de Paypal

    EBay estudia separarse de Paypal
    MIAMI - La compañía de comercio online eBay está considerando desprenderse de su unidad PayPal tan pronto como el próximo año, informó la web de noticias The Information citando fuentes. Las acciones de eBay subían un 5 por ciento en el Nasdaq a 56,08...
  • Pink slips to 1,000 casino workers at Atlantic City's Trump Plaza

    ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement. The pink slips came as the company...
  • Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds

    Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds
    It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I'm sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it's certainly riding some...
  • Liberal Arts Deliver Lifetime Skills

    Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose? For many — in fact,...
  • Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

     Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart
    The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. In a Monday letter...
  • Atlantic City's Trump Entertainment Resorts files for bankruptcy

    Sept 9 (Reuters) - Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc , which operates two casinos in Atlantic City, joined the list of casino operators in New Jersey that have filed for bankruptcy. The company, which Donald Trump founded but no longer controls, operates...
  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market. Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
  • Dollar General enters the bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially. The offer Monday...
  • Dollar Tree/Family Dollar merger could create Wal-Mart rival but hurt consumers

    Dollar Tree/Family Dollar merger could create Wal-Mart rival but hurt consumers
    An $8.5 billion merger creating North America's biggest dollar store chain could mean increased competition for mass discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. but less choice for shoppers. In the Baltimore area and elsewhere, retail experts said, Dollar...