New HBO documentary highlights the life and career of Wall Street’s most fearsome investor, Carl Icahn
He’s one of the shrewdest investors in America, but according to Carl Icahn, capitalism is broken.
The 86-year-old billionaire financier points to his own $16.6b fortune as evidence: ‘Frankly I made this money because the system is so bad, not because I’m a genius.’
Icahn is the subject of a new HBO documentary titled, Icahn: The Restless Billionaire, which tracks the supremo’s life from his modest beginnings as a Queens-born boy who paid for his Princeton education by playing poker before dropping out of med school to become one of the most fearsome investors on Wall Street.
For the last 50 years, Icahn, 86, has loomed large as a powerful and controversial figure in…
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