| 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 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...
| 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 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 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-...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Phil Mickelson, playing in the Memorial tournament this weekend, has released a statement saying that he has "absolutely" done nothing wrong and is cooperating with investigators who are looking into the trading of stock involving investor Carl Icahn,...