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Icahn’s Influence

Carl Icahn is affecting the stock market in ways he might not realize. Let me explain. Icahn is an activist investor. The basic premise behind activist investing is that the shareholder takes an equity stake in a company and uses it to put pressure on its management. The objective is to get management to increase [...]

By |2016-11-26T07:10:49-04:00June 11th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Why I Love Carl Icahn

Everyone on Wall Street knows that Carl Icahn is a billionaire activist investor; but for the longest time, when people heard his name, he was associated with words such as: corporate raider, bully, and ruthless. Earlier this year, something happened that changed all this. He made a few TV appearances that allowed the general public [...]

By |2016-11-26T07:10:51-04:00August 18th, 2013|Tags: , , , |

5 Reasons I Like Netflix

Netflix, Inc. (ticker symbol: $NFLX) provides Internet television network service that enables subscribers to stream TV shows and movies directly on TVs, computers, and mobile devices in the United States and internationally. I assume the title of this blog post gives away that I am bullish on the stock, so let's jump into the reasons [...]

By |2016-11-26T07:10:52-04:00March 20th, 2013|Tags: , |