Pershing Square Donates $1 Million To Haiti

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Matching the $1 million donations from the likes of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley is Pershing Square Asset Management chief William Ackman. The activist hedge fund manager said yesterday that his Pershing Square Foundation would wire its gift to Partners in Health today. Partners in Health offers healthcare services in the stricken country.

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Earlier today it was noted that, to the surprise of many, Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn had refrained from asking questions or dialing in and making sudden outbursts during this morning's conference call to discuss Herbalife's fourth quarter earnings.  Obviously this came as a shock on account of Ackman and Icahn taking many opportunities in the past to share their feelings re: the company and each other. And while it's true both men personally held their tongue's today, according to Pershing Square, one of its analysts had planned to ask questions on Bill's and the hedge fund's behalf but was shot down.