| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:19 AM
The stock market nudged higher Monday after a handful of U.S. companies announced deals. Family Dollar's stock jumped following news that investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the company.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up five points, or 0.3...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Netflix shareholders rejected a resolution Monday that would have split apart the company's CEO and chairman functions, preserving Reed Hastings' position in both roles.
"Netflix has demonstrated extraordinary long-term success under the leadership of...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The most interesting man in the world may not be that guy in the TV beer ads. It may be Phil Mickelson.
Even though he is instantly identifiable in the world of sports merely as "Phil," he is certainly not just plain Phil.
There is nothing plain about...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Phil Mickelson stood near the top of the leaderboard at the U.S. Open on Thursday, shooting one-under par through 13 holes of the first round, but that wasn't the only good news for the famed golfer.
In recent days, the Wall Street Journal broke a story...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:50 AM
PINEHURST, N.C. – Phil Mickelson would not ask for a mulligan on his Thursday.
He played even-par golf before adoring crowds in the first round of the U.S. Open, and the New York Times reported that the FBI’s insider-trading investigation...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The bad news is piling up for Herbalife Ltd.
Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan is investigating complaints that the Los Angeles weight-loss and nutrition company operates a pyramid scheme, Maura Possley, a spokeswoman for the attorney general, said...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The fight between activist investor Carl Icahn and eBay Inc. has been settled as the two sides have quietly reached a truce, Ebay said Thursday.
The two had been embroiled in a public spat over accusations by Icahn that two members of eBay's board of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Carl Icahn is fattening up on Herbalife, gobbling up three more seats on the company's board.
The nutritional-products company announced Monday that it has agreed to nominate three more Icahn representatives to its board of directors, potentially giving...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The value of stock buybacks by U.S. companies jumped in the fourth quarter of last year, led by repurchases by Apple Inc. and other technology giants.
Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 repurchased $126 billion of stock in the fourth quarter...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:22 AM
IBillionaire Inc., a company that models investments of the world's wealthiest people, plans to offer an exchange traded fund this spring that will allow the public to "invest like a billionaire," its top executive said Tuesday.
After receiving about $1...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:07 PM
The head of Herbalife Ltd. vowed Tuesday that the Los Angeles nutritional products company would emerge unscathed from a Federal Trade Commission investigation stronger than ever.
"I think it's going to clear the air, and I think it's going to be a very...