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Herbalife Said to Consider Reinstating Buybacks After FTC Probe

  • Company suspended share repurchases during investigation
  • Tactic could squeeze Bill Ackman, who has bet against stock

Herbalife Ltd. is considering bringing back stock purchases after this month’s settlement with U.S. regulators, according to a person familiar with the situation, a move that could be used to squeeze short-selling nemesis Bill Ackman.

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