Will Ackman Destroy Procter & Gamble?
Jul 24th 2012 11:36PM
Updated Jul 26th 2012 2:42PM
Today, analysts Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith discuss Bill Ackman's recent efforts to overhaul consumer-goods maker Procter & Gamble. Austin thinks the move makes little sense, especially with Ackman's assets spread out across different industries, and he looks instead at the fact that Warren Buffet holds a higher stake with seemingly little concern about the company's management and direction.
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