Will Ackman Destroy Procter & Gamble?

Today, analysts Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith discuss Bill Ackman's recent efforts to overhaul consumer-goods maker Procter & Gamble. Austin thinks the move makes little sense, especially with Ackman's assets spread out across different industries, and he looks instead at the fact that Warren Buffet holds a higher stake with seemingly little concern about the company's management and direction.

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