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Carl Icahn - the latest player in the Herbalife (HLF -2%) drama - renews his call for Bill...

Carl Icahn - the latest player in the Herbalife (HLF -2%) drama - renews his call for Bill Ackman's head after reports begin making rounds (again) that the mega-investor has in fact confirmed with his clients he'd taken a long position in the stock. Reports circulated last week that Icahn had already built a small stake in the company, which wouldn't surprise many considering the bad blood running between the two hedge fund giants.
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  • gandypool
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    Bill Ackman must be the most hated guy on Wall Street. How many more Billionaires are there that want to take him down?

     

    I was worried that Ackman might be able to use his clout to influence someone in the SEC or FTC to take some kind of action against Herbalife. But now, it is clear to me, that there is more clout on Herbalife's side and Regulatory action against HLF seems very unlikely.

     

    Now I wish I had invested more in HLF when it was in the low 30s. Oh well.

     

    HLF will prosper through this and be stronger and more successful when this is all over. Go HLF

     

    BTW, I'm long HLF.
    17 Jan 2013, 05:39 AM Reply Like
  • shortsella
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    Icahn is a disgruntled old man who tried ripping Ackman off in the past and failed! He tried to 'quietly' let the world know he was long as did all the other HLF longs to add fuel to the fire.
    I seriously doubt he is in this POS for the long term, same as Loeb and Chapman. Notice how every time someone drops their names on the long side, the stock quickly pops a few bucks and then sells off....i wonder who is selling into these frivolous PR's??

     

    This stock will be under $10 in a few years and will be all but forgotten by Wall St.

     

    Sell it, twice if u can!!
    17 Jan 2013, 10:39 AM Reply Like
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