Carl Icahn has had a busy year. The famed activist investor has tangled with the boards of eBay (EBAY), Apple (AAPL) and Hertz Global (HTZ), among others, while also crossing swords with fellow billionaire Bill Ackman over Herbalife (HLF).
A money-five fter improving for four straight months, U.S. consumer confidence suffered a major setback in September as the labor market shows signs of losing momentum.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar advanced on Tuesday after weak euro zone inflation data for September heightened expectations of stimulus from the European Central Bank, while world stock markets recorded their largest quarterly drop in more than two ...
Carmen Segarra, a bank examiner who was fired by the Federal Reserve Bank, in New York, in this Oct. 10, 2013 file photo. Photographer: Earl Wilson/The New York Times via Redux.
Declines were more pronounced in stocks of smaller companies. The Russell 2000 fell 16.23 points, or 1.5%, to 1101.68. Tuesday's declines weren't big enough to dent quarterly gains, leaving the Dow up 1.3% and the S&P 500 up 0.6% in the third quarter.