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Before the pandemic was ever a thought in our News anchor’s list of headlines…there was a really surprisingly heated argument between two majorly influential investors; Bill Ackman of Pershing Square and Carl Ichan.

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Bill Ackman was featured in a documentary about his attempt to publicly shame Herbalife for its multi-level marketing pyramid scheme.

Meanwhile Carl Icahn was incensed by this younger man’s insistence to damage a business he had multiple investments in. And also… they just don’t see eye to eye on anything…even a business deal they had … and Carl would swear on the Bible that Ackman had a verbal agreement with him that he then broke, when there was a complication in the shortfall of the anticipated gains on their joint venture.

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AckmanĀ andĀ Icahn, a longtime friend of President Donald Trump, buried the hatchet in 2014. With a 26% stake,Ā Carl IcahnĀ remains Herbalife’s largest shareholder. According to TheStreet,Ā IcahnĀ has made almost $1 billion profit from his investment. Meanwhile,Ā AckmanĀ has lost close to $1 billion on Herbalife.

And it just gets worse….’they hate the day they ever met each other’.

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Bill Ackman during a break before another zoom interview for ‘Investors Today’ Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on
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Carl Icahn with his teddy’s he won….Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on