Ultimate Hedge Fund Deathmatch: Icahn And Ackman As The Real Billionaire Husbands Of CNBC Going Wild

Tyler Durden's picture

Following the epic rap battle we noted yesterday, today saw probably the greatest, most enthralling and at the same time most pathetic segment on CNBC (which may or may not have been taken over by Jerry Springer's desperate for ratings producers) ever as 'Bullshitting' Bill Ackman took on 'Cry-baby' Carl Icahn in a no-holds-barred discussion that covered everything from religion, ethics, trust, blasphemy, greed, desperation, and independence. CNBC's Scott Wapner found himself in the middle of a clash of the titans. The full clip has to be seen to be believed but our bevvy of quotes, tweets, and quips should summarize what happens when two Billionaire BSDs get into a pissing competition live on TV.








Part 1 - Ackman...


Part 2 - Icahn calls in and the real screaming begins:

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Cdad's picture

Ichan...big loser in this round.  Not even close.

BKbroiler's picture

The Dukes of Moral Hazard...

Cdad's picture

The personal nature of his remarks, in addition to his failure to disclose his HLF position, while trying to ignite an epic short squeeze [for personal reasons] was the only measure one needed to assess this round of the fight.  Period.


trav777's picture

so what was this, tune in to watch what people with a lot of money say?  Who cares?

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shovelhead's picture

Kosher Kush.

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NotApplicable's picture

Kudos for the Springer tweet, Tyler!

Too bad they weren't both in studio, then they could've went all Geraldo, tossing chairs and shit.

Pinto Currency's picture

These children fighting are a complete distraction from the real issues.

Count on CNBC to highlight the playground fight.

Thomas's picture

I'm sure M-Lo will sift through this debate to see if there were any breaches of interest to the SEC. New cop on the beat.

Divided States of America's picture

I think this interview was a good thing...now the whole world can openly see what the true scums of the world looks like when it comes to these Jews who own Wall Street. Just dispicable but this will spread the word.

Kinskian's picture

Icahn is a character out of Der Ewige Jude but even the more assimilated types like Ackman and Blankfein are bottomless pits of greed and corruption. People like these have worked to cross and then erase every boundary that's defined America as a country and Americans as a unique people. Nothing but lawlessness and collapse can come from their influence.

James_Cole's picture

Wow that was priceless! Love Icahn "Hello?? Hello??" Uh oh grandpa's off his meds again!

derek_vineyard's picture

MDB must have sold avon or tupperware or something....he knows the proceedures

JuicyGrabs's picture

Citing Nazi propaganda movies to prove your point? You are probably some socialist nazi twat from Germany trolling this board.  Defined America as a country? WTF are talking about? Unique people? What unique people you idiot?

If you were to make lists of ruthless business owners like JP Morgan or Andrew Carnegie, a low % would be from jewish backgrounds.



JuicyGrabs's picture

Jews own Wallstreet? What about the Christians who own Wallstreet? Are Christian scum any better than Jews or viceversa? You are probably a christian scum yourself.


What about Warren Buffett he's not Jewish?What about Jamie Dimon, who's Greek? What about Mitt Romney who's 100% pure anglo saxon? What about that uber catholic cunt of Newt Gingrich or the uber twisted catholic Santorum?


Also calling these guys Jewish is pretty stupid since they're probably no longer religious. Jews(religious) come from variety of ethnic backgrounds so it's not even  a racial thing. It' s just your stupid brainwashing that makes you spew garbage and other dozen brainwashed twats like you.

AllWorkedUp's picture

Another scum apologist troll shows up to defend the indefensible. YOUR stupid brainwashing makes YOU spew your garbage. Zionist scum.

Id fight Gandhi's picture

Destruction of the temple in 70AD effectively ended the Old Testament "religion" of the jews. Judaism practiced today is rabbinical Judaism, a man made unfulfilled religion. A better description would be a cabal.

Jews managed to work their ways into the church which is why it's fractured and falling apart. You have so called Christians doing their shit work and defending them.

If you believe anything religious, they are not the chosen people, they are liars. The chosen are the ones who accepted the new covenant.

Remember, they have no king but Caesar.

AllWorkedUp's picture

I'd love to see these two greedy Jews eat eachothers faces off. The scum of the earth, no two ways about it.

Taterboy's picture

You are not allowed to say "bullshit" on CNBC because it may cause viewers to reflect upon the fact that almost everything said on CNBC is exactly that.

redpill's picture

See if you can unload one more case of vits on grandma, I think that old bag is still hiding money she won at the nursing home Bridge tournament last July.

NotApplicable's picture

So... any guesses as to which algo this circus was providing cover for?

prains's picture


I'm one of your biggest critics as i think your transvaginal mesh has come loose and is causing some kind of toxic reaction which leads to incredibly uninspired satire BUT




slow golf clap on your cadence and subtle delivery this time, bravo

Tijuana Donkey Show's picture


I'm worried about your upswing in votes. I miss the trolling troll of old, not this new wave of optimism. I fear you may be smoking to much of the product, and it's causing you issues. 

francis_sawyer's picture

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Hobie's picture

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whatsinaname's picture

Let them shrews duke it out while I get some aura for myself at good looking prices. Thank you Lord for a little gravity in that market.

bigdumbnugly's picture

he lost and should just fade into bolivian

The_Dude's picture

Jeez...all the twisted half-truths, insinuation, misleading facts, derogatory remarks....it would almost cause you to think that they were raised in a twisted cultural setting that promoted deception and exploiting others.

ToNYC's picture

Easy read: first punch ad hominem: "this guy Ackman"

Holy On the Waterfront, Batman.

Carl's a gamer and only loses when you can read his cards right. You can bet he was long, but machts nicht.

He admitted his great 'bombastic bushkin' attorney still in network screwed that one up AND that he signed that tight 10-page contract after what was a dinner and handshake. I think he tightened up on the bat and Ackman called his bluff and a good upstate lawyer (thank you, Scotty!) could have seen the clear 'only on flip'- weasel trick (you get to define 'flip' on a handshaake, right?).

Carl was the uber Bully by capturing the flag fast.

Silver Bug's picture

Wow, the soap opera continues. This interview was a bunch of nonsense.



Divided States of America's picture

Honestly no one gives a shit about this Jew charade going on TV...if they want to fight this out, dont do it over the phone on TV. Lets put these two phony assclowns in a caged deathmatch with weapons like in Mad Max in Thunderdome. Jim Cramer can be special guest referee.

Silver Bully's picture

'Lets put these two phony assclowns in a caged deathmatch with weapons like in Mad Max in Thunderdome.'

One could say 'Two men Enter, One Man Leave!' but first you would need two men.


[edit: Personally, I'd rather chant 'Gulag! Gulag! Gulag!', put them both on a horse with a giant Ben Bernanke head, a bottle of water on a stick and push them out into Death Valley. But that's just me.]

redpill's picture

Was that Icahn on the phone or Gordon Gecko?

JuicyGrabs's picture

Would you call a smackdown between Romney(mormon christian) and say Gingrich(catholic) a Christian charade?

lemonobrien's picture

people are stupid; that's why i buy golds; and silvers (but not as much cause it's hard to store).

CClarity's picture

Icahn was so disparaging and disdainful. I'd never want to be in a room with him. Bullying baby. Yech. Ackerman a bit of a goody two shoes. Both ridiculous. And they control $billions. That's where we are folks
Sad sad sad. And yes, I'm embarrassed that I watched and was entertained.
Now I feel dirty.

Divided States of America's picture

Just show how these effin assclowns are bitching about making more and more more money off other people.....when we should be more worried about important things going in such as Japan China tensions, weather trends that moves like the old stock market, youth unemployment in many countries, upcoming debt ceiling, the degradation in the quality of food.....

Watching this just makes me know who I need to take out first when shit really hits the fan.

Joe_in_Indiana's picture

We are getting to what I call the "Rollerball" stage in our society.  Where is Jonathan E(James Caan) when we need him.

kliguy38's picture

You are in the last stages of the Supercycle 120 year collapse. Enjoy watching the Jackals fight over the remaining carcaas meat.....next they'll eat your bones.....THATS what Jackals do.

otto skorzeny's picture

James Caan-another macho preening wanna-be tough guy Jew

Bam_Man's picture

And in his day, an actor's actor. Best ever performance  (of many great ones) was in "The Gambler" (1973).