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  • Netflix Terminates 'Poison Pill' Plan, Which Was Designed to Ward Off Hostile Takeover

    Netflix announced Monday that it has terminated its stockholder rights plan -- known as a poison pill, designed to prevent a hostile takeover -- that it had put into place last year after billionaire investor Carl Icahn cut his stake in the company in...
  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings realizes $5.3-million profit in stock sale

    Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings realized a $5.3-million profit from a post-Christmas stock sale, according to a new regulatory filing. Hastings acquired more than 15,238 shares for $417,750 on Dec. 26, which he sold for nearly $5.8 million that...
  • Netflix Boosts CEO Reed Hastings Pay Package 50% in 2014 to $6 Mil

    Happy new year, Reed Hastings: The Netflix co-founder and CEO's compensation package will climb 50% in 2014 after the company's stock soared to record levels over the past year. Hastings, 53, will receive $3 million annual salary and $3 million in yearly...
  • Herbalife shares gain after analyst names stock a top pick for 2014

    Herbalife shares gain after analyst names stock a top pick for 2014
    Shares of Herbalife Ltd. were gaining Thursday after an analyst named the Los Angeles nutritional product company's stock a top pick for 2014. Tim Ramey, an analyst with D.A. Davidson & Co., has been bullish on the company for more than a year, even...
  • Time Warner Cable Acquisition Drama Getting Ugly

    The battle for the future of Time Warner Cable is becoming heated and unusually public, defying the protocol of what is usually a fairly cozy fraternity among cable guys. Charter Communications' pursuit of TW Cable is also shaping up to be the first...
  • Carl Icahn says stake in Apple is $3 billion as he criticizes board

    Activist investor Carl Icahn took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to rattle his saber at Apple in advance of the company's shareholder meeting next month.  First, Icahn says he's bought an additional $500 million in Apple stock, bringing his total to $3...
  • Netflix Stock Rockets to All-Time High on Solid Q4, Upbeat Outlook

    Netflix investors continue to disregard CEO Reed Hastings' warning about pumping up the company's stock to irrationally exuberant levels. The Internet streamer's shares popped up more than 18% Thursday, to an all-time high of $395.54 per share in early...
  • Carl Icahn buys $500 million more of Apple shares, issues letter

    Activist investor Carl Icahn turned up the pressure on Apple on Thursday by announcing that he'd bought an additional $500 million worth of stock in the company.  Icahn also filed an official letter outlining the reasons he believes Apple should...
  • Herbalife to emerge from FTC probe stronger than ever, CEO vows

    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...
  • Herbalife gets more bad news: Illinois AG investigation

    Herbalife gets more bad news: Illinois AG investigation
    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...
  • Ebay and activist investor Carl Icahn settle proxy fight

    Ebay and activist investor Carl Icahn settle proxy fight
    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...