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Carl Icahn pours $500 million more into Apple stock

SAN FRANCISCO - Activist investor Carl Icahn has raised his stake in Apple as he escalates his campaign to pressure the company into buying back more of its stock while the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-22/carl-icahn-pours-500-milli
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn takes unspecified stake in Apple

SAN FRANCISCO - Activist investor Carl Icahn thinks Apple should be doing more to revive its stock price, and wants to help CEO Tim Cook with the resuscitation.Icahn, an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-13/billionaire-investor-carl-
Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

...Cook and the rest of the board increased the amount being spent on Apple's stock under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn, who began accumulating his 0.8 percent stake in the company last summer when the stock was hovering around a split-adjusted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/apples-stock-bounces-back-
Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

...company has been shuttering stores and cutting prices in hopes of boosting its financial performance. In June investor Carl Icahn urged the company to put itself up for sale.Dollar General Corp. said it would pay $78.50 per share in cash. That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-18/dollar-general-enters-bidd
Investor focuses on ousting Yahoo board

...abandoning hopes for a truce with Yahoo Inc., investor Carl Icahn sharpened his focus on replacing the Internet company's...prepared to let you, our stockholders, not Microsoft and Carl Icahn, decide what is in your best interests and we look forward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/15/bus_465709.shtml
Business
Yahoo truce leaves sale to Microsoft on the table

...Inc. averted a showdown with rabble-rousing investor Carl Icahn on Monday by giving him three seats on its board of directors...other, Yahoo Inc.'s leadership and activist investor Carl Icahn negotiated a cease-fire that will give Mr. Icahn three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/22/bus_466555.shtml
Business
Mickelson cooperates in probe into insider trading

...analyzing trades Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters made involving Clorox at the same time activist investor Carl Icahn was attempting to take over the company.The official was unauthorized to speak about the ongoing investigation and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-31/mickelson-cooperates-probe-i
Biz bits

...during that time.GM wouldn't comment Thursday on the possibility of another fine.In other newsACTIVIST INVESTOR Carl Icahn said Thursday that he wants to see Family Dollar Stores Inc. sold at once, and he told the Matthews, N.C.-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-19/biz-bits
Much has changed since US Open was last at Pinehurst No. 2

...the last four years. And the only headlines he has made in the last month were reports tying him to activist investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters over timely stock trades of Clorox.Then again, such a distraction could be what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-08/much-has-changed-us-open-was
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, wife Priscilla Chan gift $120 million to California schools

...richest people, right behind Amazon's Jeff Bezos and ahead of well-known billionaires such as activist investor Carl Icahn and philanthropist George Soros. He owns Facebook stock worth over $27 billion. In 2013, as the median yearly pay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-30/facebook-ceo-mark-zuckerbe