“Activist billionaire investor Carl Icahn said Tuesday on CNBC that his firm has $2 billion invested in shares of technology giant Apple Inc,” Sam Forgione reports for Reuters.
“Shares of Apple rose over 2 percent on Tuesday on news that Icahn had dinner with Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Monday and “pushed hard” for a buyback,” Forgione reports. “Icahn said on CNBC that Apple’s chief financial officer [Peter Oppenheimer] was also in attendance at the dinner with Cook on Monday.”
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MarketWatch’s Benjamin Pimentel reports: “Icahn tells CNBC: Another mtg w/ Apple in 3 weeks.”
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