A lot of people died fighting tyranny. The least I can do is vote against it. — Carl Icahn at Texaco annual meeting. Jan 20, 1988

From humble beginnings in Queens to the top of Wall Street, Carl Icahn outlines his career from gambling part time while attending Princeton, to dropping out of medical school to pursue his fortunes in the market. This interview provides rare insight into a career that has spanned decades and numerous bull and bear markets. Icahn outlines what he looks for in investment opportunities as well as red flags, and has solid advice for any market conditions.

For more on Icahn, see his Blog and Twitter page.