Although recent reports have highlighted that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) might be dropping the plans of making its own television. Icahn Enterprises LP (NASDAQ: IEP) chairman, Carl Icahn, thinks otherwise.
The stock market has continued its six-year march higher so far in 2015, as the S&P 500 climbed about 0.4 percent to new all-time highs in the first quarter. However, investors in these five names have seen their holdings more than double year-to-date.
Penny stock Voltari Corp (NASDAQ: VLTC) was up big time Wednesday morning following revelations that Carl Icahn now owns 52.3 percent of the company. Most recently, Icahn acquired around four million shares through a rights offering at an average price of $1.36.
Tycoons aren't born, they're made through determination and a relentless pursuit of growth, improvement and innovation. Our review of several modern day business and finance tycoons reveals that successful business innovators have more than brilliant minds and a strong desire for autonomy.