William Ackman

Icahn Buys Big Stake in Herbalife, Heats Up Feud With Ackman

A clash between Wall Street titans is flaring again Friday after Carl Icahn grabbed a 13 percent stake in Herbalife, a supplement company that Pershing Square Capital Management's William Ackman shorted heavily and publicly, calling it a massive pyramid scheme.

Activist Investor William Ackman Targets Procter & Gamble's CEO

William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management has taken a $2 billion position in Procter & Gamble, and it's almost certain he wants to oust the CEO. This is hardly Ackman's first attempt to buy big into a company and shake things up -- but it is his biggest.

For Investors, Lessons from the Death of Borders

Following Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Borders now has to liquidate its remaining stores. But there's a bright side to the big box bookseller's death: Its long and tragic tale provides plenty of fodder for investors. Use these lessons to ensure that your future investments have a happier ending.

Borders' Bid for B&N Will Go Nowhere Fast

When Barnes & Noble announced it was looking for a buyer, we entertained the fanciful notion that its smaller rival, struggling book retailer Borders, might put in a bid. As absurd as the idea was, that buyout offer has been made. Here's why it has virtually no chance of succeeding.

Top Stock Picks of Six Billionaire Investors

By the time the world's smartest investors tell the SEC what stocks they hold, most of the gains they were after are already priced in. But a few of the companies Warren Buffett, George Soros, and their billionaire buddies bought into still have a lot further to rise. Which ones? Read on ...

Bill Ackman still aiming at Target

Activist investor William Ackman has been trying to get Target (TGT) management to take action to increase its share price, and he has been at if for...