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Revisiting James Stewart's Den of Thieves

James Dondero | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
James Dondero

I recently reread Den of Thieves by James Stewart, 1991. Leverage finance remains a primary driver of revenues on Wall Street. Although the business i...

Eleazar David Melendez

Activist Shareholders Take Aim At Sneaky Corporate Boardroom Practice | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

Last year, after being voted out of office by the shareholders who technically pay their salaries, 55 directors at publicly-traded American companies ...

Eleazar David Melendez

Billionaire Drama Over Dell As Corporate Raider Carl Icahn Threatens Company's Management | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business

Until Wednesday, troubled computer maker Dell Inc. seemed headed for a buyout that would have allowed a corporate restructuring. The deal would have g...

Icahn, Famed Investor, To Return All Of Clients' Money

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOSTON: Billionaire hedge-fund manager Carl Icahn is returning outside investors' capital, marking the end of an era as he joins a string of prominent...

Carl Icahn Gets Bullish On Biotech

Barron's | Teresa Rivas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WHILE THE ECONOMY HAS FLOUNDERED, biotechnology companies have turned in a relatively healthy performance, even seeing gains in the last year while th...