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PayPal

Investor Icahn Drops Bid To Force eBay To Sell Off PayPal

The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.

04/10/2014

A sign is posted in front of eBay headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EBay Reports Higher Earnings; Icahn Seeking PayPal Spinoff

EBay is reporting higher earnings and revenue for the last three months of 2013, driven by a strong holiday season for its e-commerce site and PayPal.

01/22/2014

(Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)

Carl Icahn Sells Huge Chunk Of Netflix Stock

He says he and funds run by his son and a partner bought the shares for about $58 each, and sold them in several blocks this month for $304.23 and $341.44 apiece.

10/22/2013

Financier George Soros.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Financier George Soros Boosts Stake In Apple

Carl Icahn isn’t the only billionaire investor with an appetite for Apple’s stock. Financier George Soros more than doubled his stake in the iPhone and iPad maker in recent months, according to regulatory documents filed Wednesday.

08/14/2013

The Apple logo is seen September 11, 2012 at the Yerba Buena Center for Arts in San Francisco. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/GettyImages)

Apple Breaks $500 Threshold For 1st Time Since January

Apple Inc.’s shares surged passed the $500 threshold – their highest level since January. Wednesday’s gains came a day after activist investor Carl Icahn said he thinks the iPhone maker should do more to revive its stock price.

08/14/2013

Activist investor Carl Icahn. (CBS)

Investor Carl Icahn Takes Large Stake In Apple; Shares Soar

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s announcement that he had acquired a large but unspecified stake in Apple and that he had a “nice conversation” with CEO Tim Cook caused Apple’s market value to rise Tuesday by about $13 billion.

08/13/2013

(Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)

Netflix Moves To Block Hostile Takeover

Less than a week after activist investor Carl Icahn announced a 10 percent stake in Netflix, the online video company is moving to protect itself against hostile takeovers.

11/05/2012

Clorox

Clorox Quarterly Profit Sinks; Beats Earnings Estimates

Clorox Co.’s net income plummeted nearly 40 percent in the fiscal first quarter, largely because last year’s period included the benefit of selling a unit.

11/02/2011

Clorox

Clorox Says No To Icahn’s $10.2B Buyout Bid

Clorox Co. is turning down billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s offer to buy the company, saying the price of $76.50 per share is too low.

CBS San Francisco–07/18/2011

Clorox

Billionaire Carl Icahn Buys Big Stake In Oakland’s Clorox

Shares of consumer products company Clorox Corp. jumped Friday after billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 9.08 percent stake in the company.

CBS San Francisco–02/11/2011

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