Carl Icahn's Apple Fight Is Worth $5 Billion If He Succeeds

Winning the Apple argument would make Icahn the richest he's ever been

Carl Icahn

Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Agitating U.S. investor Carl Icahn made a public plea to Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook to begin buying back shares with the aim of making the world's most valuable company even more so. Icahn pulled from his usual playbook with an open letter and his Twitter feed to get Cook's attention. 

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