October 17, 2017

Malaysia Airlines: You’ll Find More Success Flying a Magic Carpet Singing, “Icahn Show You the World…”

Malaysian Airlines in the early years

The Malaysian airline disappearance is dominating the headlines. Where is that plane, anyway? Well, perhaps the airline company and others can take a cue from the growing trend of successful activist investors’ results. Carl Icahn is the most notorious of the bunch and has the track record to back up his requests. If he had […]

Hedge Fund Titans Bill Ackman vs. Daniel Loeb, Round 2

Ingemar Johansson and Floyd Pattersson 1959

Call it Hedge Fund Titans Bill Ackman vs. Daniel Loeb, Round 2. The two managers are squaring off publicly over a stock, Herbalife (HLF). Juliet Chung at The Wall Street Journal explains the feud. Mr. Loeb’s hedge fund disclosed Wednesday it owns an 8.2% stake now valued at $350 million in nutrition-supplements company Herbalife Ltd. […]