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?
Ready for the weekend? Finally starting to warm up out there. Maybe dust off the tennis racket, or get the boat in the water. Watch television, which seems to be all anybody talks about now. Television shows.
The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals today in a decisive seventh game in their National Hockey League playoff series after Derick Brassard’s second-period goal gave the Rangers a 1-0 win.
A ticket to tonight’s Game 7 between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden might be relatively inexpensive, thanks to a quick turnaround and fans expecting their team to advance.
The Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers to reach the National Hockey League conference final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, while the Chicago Blackhawks escaped elimination with a win over the Detroit Red Wings.