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Carl Icahn

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  • Icahn roasts Family Dollar's board as Dollar General looms

    With a $9.7 billion upset bid from Dollar General threatening to upset the North Carolina-based Family Dollar's planned acquisition by another competitor, the Family Dollar's board of directors is in a vocal critic's crosshairs for not moving more...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Top U.S. hedge funds up Walgreen shares; lose some taste for Apple

    (Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter. Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his...
  • Pershing Square Holdings fund up 27.2 percent year to date through July

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings has risen 27.2 percent this year, according to an investor in the fund, after extending its gains modestly last month when many hedge fund managers suffered losses. The...
  • New 'iBillionaire' ETF looks to bring Buffett and Icahn to the masses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mom and pop investors hoping to emulate the investment savvy of Wall Street's wealthiest like Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn will have a new way into markets on Friday when the latest low-cost exchange-traded fund tracking the stock...
  • Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Paid $63.6 Million for Fiscal 2014

    Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer received $63.6 million in compensation for the fiscal year ending March 31 -- about two-thirds of that in stock options. The studio, which made the disclosure Tuesday in its proxy statement to shareholders, said that the...
  • The dollar store merger shows just how badly Americans are doing

    The dollar store merger shows just how badly Americans are doing
    Mergers-and-acquisition types on Wall Street are no doubt cackling over the proposed $8.5-billion merger of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores -- and why not, since it was spurred in part by corporate sharpshooter Carl Icahn? But the grim reality...
  • Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5B

    Dollar Tree announced Monday that it plans to buy rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, a merger that would unseat Dollar General as the nation's largest discount retailer in terms of store count and fend off increasing competition from big-box...
  • 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...
  • Family Dollar acquisition: 4 things we know, and 3 we don't

    Dollar Tree said Monday that it plans to buy Family Dollar, one of the Charlotte, N.C., region's most prominent retailers. Here are four things we know and three things we don't know about the $8.5 billion deal. FOUR THINGS WE KNOW: 1. The Family Dollar...