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Carl Icahn Juices Apple

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Activist investor Carl Icahn just weighed in on the months-long debate as to whether Apple shares have bottomed out.

He disclosed via Twitter that he had taken a “large” stake in the company, a missive that immediately sent shares surging by 2.5 percent as investors andWeb-trolling trading robots scrambled to follow his lead.