Gross One-Ups Icahn, Pledges to Give All His Money to Charity

Bill Gross is planning to give away all his money before he dies. “My wife Sue and I have our own pledge…not the Buffett Pledge, but an Andrew Carnegie Pledge,” Gross said, referring to the steel magnate and philanthropist who believed the wealthy had an obligation to improve society, and called it a disgrace for a wealthy person to die with money.
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Carl Icahn Calls Out Bill Gross On Twitter: Join the Giving Pledge

Billionaire investors Carl Icahn and Bill Gross are having a bit of a Twitter spat. It all started when Gross, the manager of PIMCO, the world’s largest mutual fund, criticized Icahn for pushing Apple to buy back $150 billion in stock, Tweeting that Icahn should leave Apple alone & spend more time like Bill Gates. Icahn responded by saying Gross should join the Giving Pledge, as he, Gates, and others have.
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