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    1. Brett Icahn Stands to Make $183 Million at Dad's Investment Firm

      Brett Icahn Stands to Make $183 Million at Dad's Investment Firm

      Carl Icahn has been generous in publicly crediting his son, Brett Icahn, for playing a key role in two of his most important investments in recent years, Netflix and Apple. Now, Brett Icahn and his partner, David Schechter, are both heading towards huge paydays from Icahn’s investment companies that will be among the biggest on Wall Street...

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    2. Family Dollar Stores Sticks With Dollar Tree, Refuses Dollar General's $9.1 Billion Offer

      Family Dollar Stores Sticks With Dollar Tree, Refuses Dollar General's $9.1 Billion Offer

      Family Dollar Stores said on Friday that its board of directors could not accept Dollar General’s $9.1 billion offer because of antitrust concerns as the dollar store  war continued. Dollar General had recently increased its bid for Family Dollar, offering $80 a share in cash, up from $78.50 a share, and [...]

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    3. World’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers & Traders

      World’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers & Traders

      Net worth: $20 billion At 77, Icahn enjoyed another strong run in 2012, beating the U.S. stock market and most hedge fund managers. The investment pool he manages for himself and his employees returned more than 20% in 2012, thanks to bets on Hain Celestial Group and CVR Energy. Icahn, who was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Queens, returned his hedge fund’s outside money in 2011. Separately ...

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    4. How Carl Icahn Won Big In Actavis' $25B Deal For Forest Labs

      How Carl Icahn Won Big In Actavis' $25B Deal For Forest Labs

      For more than four years, billionaire investor Carl Icahn made a huge bet on Forest Laboratories, agitating for change at the drug maker. With more than an 11% stake in the company, Forest Labs was Icahn’s biggest trading position going into 2013 and his second biggest trading position going into 2014—trailing only his bet on Apple. He is the company’s second-biggest shareholder...

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    5. Herbalife Launches Big Stock Buyback And Debt Offering

      Herbalife Launches Big Stock Buyback And Debt Offering

      The hedge fund billionaire William Ackman, who has said he will go to the end of the Earth to destroy Herbalife, saw some success in January as shares of the diet shake seller fell to start the year on news that a U.S. senator together with regulators from Canada to China have taken an interest in the company's business practices. But to kick off February, has launched a widely  anticipated counter-offensive to protect its stock...

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    6. Big Hedge Fund Investors Are Abandoning JC Penney

      Big Hedge Fund Investors Are Abandoning JC Penney

      The era of JC Penney being a plaything for bigfoot hedge fund investors appears to be coming to a close. The struggling retailer has humbled some of the biggest names on Wall Street—handing them losses and leaving them with egg on their faces after they bet that the company could stage something of a rebound...

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