No matter how busy she is, and even when she’s on vacation, Erin McLeod stops every night at 10 p.m. to make a phone call. On the other end is her 104-year-old friend, Henrietta Daytz, in her assisted-living facility in Sarasota, Fla. McLeod asks about Henriettas day and wishes her a good night. Shes like family now, says McLeod, president of the Senior Friendship Centers in Florida, which....More>>>
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Investment company Carl Icahn buys Welbilt Inc, sells Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp, Nuance Communications Inc, Allergan PLC during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Icahn Capital Management LP. As of 2017-03-31, Icahn Capital Management LP owns 16 stocks with a total value of $19.9 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.
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