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Carl Icahn offered to buy Clorox in a $10.2 billion deal, but also invited the household products maker to solicit rival bids, which he said would yield much higher offers for the company.

They were just a few brief comments at an investor conference but they were enough to set the health insurance industry abuzz: Could Aetna buy Cigna?

Almost every company eventually dies. With that in mind The Big Picture asks if Facebook has missed its IPO window.

PEHub finds out what the mob can teach you about the startup industry.

Some execs are looking for an iPad to be included in their golden handshake. Daily Ticker gets the scoop on company perks.