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Herbalife beats expectations in 2Q, raises outlook

Herbalife Ltd. reported Monday that its second-quarter net income climbed 8 percent on stronger sales volume. Its adjusted results far exceeded market expectations and the nutrition supplement company raised its full-year outlook, which sent its shares up sharply in after-hours trading. Full story

Don't be distracted by Herbalife Sideshow

   The FMHR traders have the play on Wynn Resorts, Whole Foods and advertising stocks. And CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains why he is watching Herbalife's earnings instead of the disagreement between Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman.

Ackman's classic mistake

   Herbalife rallies 86 percent year to date as the battle between Icahn and Ackman goes on. There are a lot of lessons here on how not to do a trade, Jon Najarian says. Also, taking a position on Apple, with Paul Meeks, Saturna Capital. And Carl Icahn ur...

Forest Labs 1Q net income falls on loan charge

Forest Laboratories Inc. said Tuesday that its net income fell 58 percent in the fiscal first quarter after it wrote off a loan to another drug company. Its earnings excluding the write-off beat Wall Street estimates. Full story

Choices: Closer look at 2 plans for Dell's future

Dell Inc. has delayed Thursday's vote on founder Michael Dell's plan to take the computer maker private. That's a sign the board needs more time to rally support. Activist investor Carl Icahn and the Southeastern Asset Management fund, which own 13 percent of the company combined, have made a compet Full story

Icahn: I would really like to own Dell

   One person with a lot at stake in the Dell shareholder decision is Carl Icahn, reports CNBC's Scott Wapner.

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  Texas showdown for Dell shareholders

CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis provides a preview of what to expect from today's possible shareholder vote on Michael Dell and Silver Lake's proposed acquisition of the PC maker. And Scott Wapner has an update on Carl Icahn's opposition to the deal, with Joe ...

  Dell buyout battle heats up

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn once again upped the ante in his bid for the PC maker, as shareholders may vote today on whether to take the company private. Carr Lanphier, Morningstar analyst, weighs in on the deal.

  Icahn raises the stakes for Dell

Kenneth Squire, 13-D Monitor, shares his thoughts on shareholder activism and discusses the likely fate of Michael Dell's plans to take his company private, as activist investor Carl Icahn fuels opposition to the deal.

  Icahn sweetens bid for Dell

CNBC's Scott Wapner has the update on Carl Icahn's bid for the PC maker. And Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider executive editor, shares his thoughts on the battle for Dell.

  Delivering Alpha: Highlights and newsmakers

CNBC's Kate Kelly shares insight from yesterday's Delivering Alpha conference, including comments from such Wall Street notables as Leon Cooperman, John Paulson and Carl Icahn.

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A combination file photo shows investor Carl Icahn speaking at the Wall Street Deals & Deal Makers conference in New York, June 27, 2007 and William Ackman, CEO of Pershing Square Management LP at AGM of CP Rail in Calgary, Alberta, May 17, 2012. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, known for his stron

File photograph of Investor Carl Icahn speaking at the Wall Street Journal Deals & Deal Makers conference at the New York Stock Exchange
File photograph of Investor Carl Icahn speaking at the Wall Street Journal Deals & Deal Makers conference at the New York Stock Exchange

Investor Carl Icahn speaks at the Wall Street Journal Deals & Deal Makers conference at the New York Stock Exchange in this June 27, 2007 file photo. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, known for his strong-arm tactics in America's boardrooms, tried to bury the hatchet on July 17, 2013 with a host of f

File photo of investor Carl Icahn speaks at the Wall Street Journal Deals & Deal Makers conference, held at the New York Stock Exchange
File photo of investor Carl Icahn speaks at the Wall Street Journal Deals & Deal Makers conference, held at the New York Stock Exchange

Investor Carl Icahn speaks at the Wall Street Journal Deals & Deal Makers conference, held at the New York Stock Exchange, in this June 27, 2007, file photo. Activist investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management Inc have initiated talks with banks and asset managers to begin syndicating a