Driving Through the Gap Between Buffett and Ackman: Opening Line

The question that’s always nagged at us about activist investing emerges today in a story by Peggy Collins and Noah Buhayar, who got Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn to respond to the disdain Warren Buffett and Charles Munger expressed over the weekend for their style of play: Are these activist investors really in it for the good of shareholders or are they in it for their own gains?

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