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    Carl Icahn Summarizes His eBay Argument With A Series of Exclamation Points

    Uncle Carl has been railing about eBay’s refusal to do what he wants it to do for seven whole weeks now, with new missives every other business day, plus countless tweets and television appearances, about how very badly run is a company that he owns 2% of. Perhaps he realizes that not everyone will wish […]

    / Mar 13, 2014 at 9:30 AM
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    New York Hedge Fund Roundtable Chair Suggests Interesting Propsal For Manager Pay: Caps

    “How much better do you live with $2 billion than $50 million?” chairman and founder of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable Stanely Goldstein recently asked, the insinuation being that one does not feel much of a difference between living comfortably and living at a pay grade that affords you at least one private jet, […]

    / Dec 6, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    Pay Czar Caps Asses At $500,000

    The Comp Cop has emerged from his chambers to announce that the 25th to the 100th top earners at Citi, GMAC, AIG and GM will get no more than $500,000 in cash. He’s made 12 exceptions for “competitive reasons,” i.e. the veiled threats of certain AIG employees. Also, he thinks Bank of America’s TARP repayment […]

    / Dec 11, 2009 at 11:41 AM

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