Open Yale CoursesECON 252: Financial MarketsLecture 15 - Guest Lecture by Carl Icahn<< previous session| next session >>Overview:Mr. Carl Icahn, a prominent activist investor in corporate America, talks about his career and how he becameinterested in finance and involved in shareholder activism. He discusses his thoughts about today's economyand American businesses and their inherent threats and opportunities. He believes that the biggest challengefacing corporate America is weak management and that today's CEOs, with exceptions, might not be themost capable of leading global companies. He sees opportunities for current, intelligent college students to
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course ECON 252 taught by Professor Robertshiller during the Spring '08 term at Yale.