Riding Carl Icahn's Wake

One of my favorite investors of all time is Carl Icahn. He is never shy to voice his opinions, he does not have to appease investors (as he invests his own money) and he has the stubbornness of a Rottweiler. Through his consistent agitation, he has unlocked tens of billions of dollars of shareholder value over the decades.

This cantankerous shareholder activist has not slowed down with age and he has been particularly active recently. So far this year, he has made a huge score this year with his stake in Netflix (NFLX), had an infamous throw down with Bill Ackman about Herbalife (HLF) on CNBC and has inserted himself squarely in the middle of the Dell (DELL) buyout saga as well....428 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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