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Carl Icahn

Carl Icahn is the chairman of Icahn Enterprises, a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment management, metals, real estate, and consumer goods. [1]

Expanded Definition

Carl Icahn is one of the world's wealthiest investors. He has developed a reputation for being a corporate raider and activist investor, typically going after distressed companies.[2].

His latest potential target as of August 2008 appears to be Yahoo [3].

Icahn reportedly served as part of the inspiration for the character of Gordon Gekko from the Oliver Stone movie Wall Street.

Now that he has launched his website, the Icahn report, he may be one of the world's wealthiest bloggers.

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