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Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New York February 11, 2014 file photo.
Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New York February 11, 2014 file photo.
(Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

Icahn, Mickelson and Walters make strange bedfellows

Of all the insider-trading investigations in recent years, this appears to be one of the strangest.

First, there’s the cast of characters. U.S. authorities are reportedly scrutinizing the trading activity and phone records of Carl Icahn, the legendary corporate raider; Phil Mickelson, one of the world’s most famous golfers; and Billy Walters, a successful Las Vegas sports gambler.