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Carl Icahn

WNYC News

Stringer to Apple: Protect Our Assets

Monday, February 10, 2014

Activist investor Carl Icahn is abandoning his proposal for a $50 billion buyback from Apple. The news comes as the heads of some state and city pension funds called on the company's shareholders to vote against the plan.

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Money Talking

Why The Future of Public Pensions Could Be Bleak

Friday, December 06, 2013

Across the country, cities and states are trying to figure out how to address the growing public pension crisis. Collectively, they're underfunded by an estimated $1 trillion.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Activist Investors Shake Up American Companies

Friday, April 12, 2013

Some of the most well-known companies in corporate America have recently landed at the center of some pretty rough and tumble fights between their board of directors and activist investors.

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