Carl Icahn Part Seven: Better Than Buffett?

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Rupert Hargreaves
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Throughout this ten-part series, I’m looking at the life and times of Carl Icahn, how he started on Wall Street, his most famous and infamous trades, his transition from stockbroker to corporate raider to activist investor and his activities today. Of all the world’s great investors, Carl Icahn is perhaps the most feared and respected at the same time. Icahn started his life on Wall Street as a stockbroker and worked his is way up to become the Street’s most respected activist investor and most feared corporate raider. [buffett] From 1968 through 2011, Icahn compounded the initial $100,000 he invested…


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