| 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 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Our hopes, like towering falcons, aim at objects in an airy height. The little pleasure of the game is from afar to view the flight." -- Matthew Prior.
Michael Gross is a delightful guy who has made the privacy-mad 1 percent of New York crazy because he...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The rancorous battle over Herbalife's business practices took a critical turn as the company revealed that it is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission.
Herbalife did not reveal details of the probe, but the Los Angeles nutritional...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Lionsgate has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission claims that the studio failed to disclose all information about its 2010 efforts to block a hostile takeover by Carl Icahn.
"Lions Gate withheld material information...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Phil Mickelson has pushed aside the distraction of a federal probe to warm up for the U.S. Open at this week's FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mickelson has stayed committed to his golf even as reports swirled last week that U.S....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:16 AM
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() - El presidente ejecutivo de Apple, Tim Cook, dijo que la compañía vendió más de 1.000 millones de dólares en decodificadores de televisión en el 2013 y reiteró a los...
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Chief Executive Tim Cook said Apple Inc. repurchased $14 billion of its stock over the last two weeks after a weak outlook caused its share price to plunge.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Cook said he was "surprised" by the 8% drop one...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:29 AM
In a letter to Apple shareholders published on Monday, activist investor Carl Icahn announced he was dropping his shareholder proposal that would have asked Apple Inc. to buy back $50 billion of stock this year.
The move came after an influential...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:21 AM
An iPhone 5s with Flappy Bird installed has fetched 74 bids on EBay and is currently going for $99,900.
[Updated, 11:18 a.m. PST Feb. 10: The item is no longer listed on EBay and neither is another device, mentioned below, which had earned a bid of $98,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The familiar joke: What are the six most important words a liberal arts major needs to know? "Would you like fries with that?"
The idea, of course, is that anyone studying the humanities, arts or social sciences is going to find a job only in a fast-...