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    1. August 23, 2016

      AIG: last men standing

      It is touching when chief executives thank employees for their efforts in achieving corporate goals. But the praise is...

    2. August 23, 2016

      AIG eyes sale of Lloyd’s-connected units

      AIG is in talks to offload insurance operations connected to Lloyd’s of London, as it seeks to meet a pledge to...

    1. August 14, 2016

      The week’s news in brief: August 15

      • Helena Morrissey is to step aside as chief executive of Newton Investment Management after 15 years in charge of the...

    2. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      AIG to buy back $3bn in stock as profits rise

      American International Group said it would buy back $3bn in stock, along with unveiling a modest rise in quarterly...

    3. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Herbalife reaches $200m settlement with FTC

      Herbalife has reached a $200m settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission after an investigation into whether the...

    4. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Xerox held merger talks with RR Donnelley

      Xerox, the US company best known for its printers and photocopiers, has held merger talks with RR Donnelley & Sons, the...

    5. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Icahn increases offer for Federal-Mogul

      Carl Icahn has upped his offer to buy the remaining shares of US car parts maker Federal-Mogul. Icahn enterprises,...

    6. June 20, 2016

      Activists’ battles with companies played out in the classroom

      Activist hedge funds have spent the past half-decade disrupting blue-chip companies — winning board seats, bringing...

    7. June 5, 2016

      Every company should be put up for sale every year

      Here is a radical proposal: shareholders should get a vote, every year, on whether their company should put itself up...

    8. May 31, 2016

      Delaware court finds Dell’s $24bn buyout underpaid investors

      Michael Dell and Silver Lake could be forced to pay millions of dollars to former Dell shareholders after a court ruled...

    9. May 31, 2016

      Carl Icahn buys ‘big’ stake in Allergan

      When someone makes you a $1.7bn profit, it is only natural to back him a second time. This was the rationale that...

    10. Fast FT

      May 31, 2016

      Allergan gains as Icahn discloses 'large position'

      Shares in Botox maker Allergan are getting a facelift of sorts on Tuesday. The stock rose by as much as 3.1 per cent in...

    11. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Icahn Enterprises gets junked by S&P

      Carl Icahn can’t say he wasn’t warned. Having said in February that it might downgrade the billionaire’s investment...

    12. Tech blog

      May 16, 2016

      #techFT - Cook courts China in a cab

      Warren Buffett has taken a stake in Apple and is interested in Yahoo, crowdfunding companies finally gets the go-ahead...

    13. May 15, 2016

      Too many businesses want a piece of the financial action

      One of the great ironies of business today is that the richest and most powerful companies in the world are more...

    14. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Bernie Sanders, Carl Icahn spar over Atlantic City

      In one corner, billionaire investor Carl Icahn. In the other: US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The...

    15. May 3, 2016

      Attention turns to potential beneficiaries of central banks

      A reason cited for recent market wobbles is concern over central banks. Monetary guardians, say some, are morphing from...

    16. May 3, 2016

      AIG suffers third successive quarterly loss

      AIG, the insurer targeted by activist investors, has put in a third successive unprofitable quarter after hedge fund...

    17. Fast FT

      May 2, 2016

      AIG swings to loss, shares dip

      American International Group shares slid in extended trading after the insurer said it swung to a loss in the first...

    18. Fast FT

      May 2, 2016

      Apple chalks up longest losing streak in 18 years

      It has been a while, but the last time the market was this unkind to Apple, was the year France won the football World...

    19. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      S&P 500 ekes out modest gain in April

      The S&P 500 closed April with a modest gain as a rally in the energy sector helped offset the drag from technology...

    20. April 29, 2016

      Apple finally encounters the laws of tech gravity

      If you have created the most profitable product in history, what do you do for an encore? That is the question before...

    21. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      S&P 500 poised for first weekly decline in three

      The S&P 500 fell on Friday and was set to post its first weekly decline in three as traders parsed corporate earnings...

    22. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      European markets soft; gold and yen sparkle

      European stocks are mirroring a mostly soft Asian session as the Japanese yen surges to an 18-month high after Wall...

    23. April 28, 2016

      Carl Icahn sells all his Apple stock

      Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who was among Apple’s largest outside shareholders, said on Thursday that he no longer...

    24. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      US stocks fall as Apple weighs on tech sector

      US equities fell solidly into the red in late-day trading as shares of tech heavyweight Apple declined by almost 3 per...

    25. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Icahn no longer has Apple stake — CNBC

      Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who was among Apple’s largest outside shareholders, said on Thursday that he no longer...

    26. April 27, 2016

      Apple: Off the tree

      Less than a year ago, Carl Icahn valued Apple at $240 a share. After a sharp fall following Tuesday night’s weak...

    27. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Freeport leads S&P 500 in Q1

      This is not an early April fool’s joke. Copper miner Freeport McMoRan is poised to be the biggest gainer on the S&P 500...

    28. March 31, 2016

      MetLife: the earnestness of being unimportant

      In the US’s courts, even the little guy can take on the government and prove that he is, well, the little guy. Huge US...

    29. Fast FT

      March 30, 2016

      AIG chief receives pay rise

      American International Group’s chief executive has received a modest pay rise to $12.5m even though the insurer that...

    30. March 4, 2016

      Pension fears cloud US municipal debt market

      On the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, just across from the hot dog stands and thrill rides on the old Steel Pier, sits the...

    31. February 25, 2016

      Charif Souki plans to compete with his old company

      As the first ship loaded with US shale gas set sail from a Louisiana terminal this week, Charif Souki should have been...

    32. February 25, 2016

      Trump spectacle is a one-man show

      Donald Trump likes superlatives. His vocabulary on the trail runs the gamut from “amazing” and “spectacular” to...

    33. February 11, 2016

      Carl Icahn and John Paulson secure AIG board representation

      The activist investors who have called on AIG to break itself up have secured seats on the insurer’s board after...

    34. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      AIG strikes agreement with investor Carl Icahn

      Carl Icahn said late on Thursday he struck an agreement with American International Group which would grant the...

    35. February 9, 2016

      Carl Icahn nurses paper losses on energy bets

      Carl Icahn’s publicly traded investment vehicle, Icahn Enterprises, has slid to its lowest level in three years, after...

    36. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      AIG sets out case against split

      The pack of lawyers, consultants and publicists who advise American International Group have had a busy few days. After...

    37. February 1, 2016

      Lasting lessons for smug CEOs and somnolent shareholders

      “I will support you when I believe you are right . . . I will tell you candidly when I think you are wrong . . . If you...

    38. January 29, 2016

      Week in Review, January 30

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Lower fuel prices give US...

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