Billionaire activities investor Carl Icahn likes to buy a small stake in a company and push for a change. He loves it if the industry is out of favor. He seems to be quite active these days as he is buying a lot. This is his portfolio updates for the third quarter.
Carl Icahn buys Harrah's Entertainment Inc., Genzyme Corp., Compton Petroleum Corp., Children's Place Retail Stores Inc., Applera Corp. Applied Biosystems Group, MGI PHARMA Inc., TakeTwo Interactive Software Inc., Acorda Therapeutics Inc., sells Talisman Energy Inc., Alcoa Inc., Alcan Inc., Clear Channel Communications Inc., Global Payments Inc., Kraft Foods Inc., Pride International Inc. during the 3-months ended 09/30/2007, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Icahn Capital Management LP. Carl Icahn owns 32 stocks with a total value of $4.6 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells. Continue Reading »