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  • *Lumber Liquidators tumbles after revised outlook. NEW YORK, July 10- U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday as concerns about the financial health of Portugal's top listed bank gave investors a reason to cash in recent gains.

  • Icahn: It's time to be 'cautious' about US markets Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Thursday that it is time for investors to tread carefully after the run-up in U.S. stock markets.

  • July 10- Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc, under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn to sell itself, said its profit fell by a third as the company cleared inventory ahead of planned store closures and competition intensified.

  • A look at 5 hedge fund stars of the future Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:29 AM ET
    Joshua Birnbaum

    While you might not know their names now, you will. They are five hedge fund stars of the future as identified by Institutional Investor.

  • Consolidation conversation at Family Dollar     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew breaks down Family Dollar's first earnings report since investor Carl Icahn pushed for the sale of FDO last month.

  • UPDATE 1-Family Dollar profit falls by a third Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:01 AM ET

    July 10- Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc, under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn to sell itself, said its profit fell by a third as the company cleared inventory ahead of store closures and competition intensified.

  • Family Dollar profit falls by a third Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:22 AM ET
    Family Dollar store

    Family Dollar's earnings fell by a third as the company resorted to discounts to clear inventory and competition intensified.

  • Family Dollar profit falls by a third Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    July 10- Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc's quarterly profit fell by a third as the company resorted to discounts to clear inventory and competition intensified.

  • 140 things you don't know about Twitter Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:47 PM ET
    Bird was the word as Twitter founders and executives were all smiles on the day the company went public on the New York Stock Exchange in November 2013.

    Think you know all there is to know about Twitter? Think again.

  • June 27- Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital reached an agreement with U.S. securities regulators on Friday for the once-powerful hedge fund to no longer be an investment adviser, following the firm's guilty plea to insider trading charges last year.

  • June 27- Dollar General Corp said CEO Rick Dreiling will retire next year, throwing into doubt a proposal by Carl Icahn to merge the discount retailer with Family Dollar Stores Inc.. Dollar General's shares fell as much as 8 percent and Family Dollar's as much as 4 percent in morning trading on Friday.

  • June 27- Dollar General Corp said Chief Executive Rick Dreiling would retire next year after about seven years at the helm, sending the discount retailer's shares down 7 percent.

  • Dollar General CEO Rick Dreiling plans to retire Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    June 27- Dollar General Corp said Chief Executive Rick Dreiling would retire effective May 30, 2015 or upon the appointment of a successor. Dreiling, 60, has served as the discount retailer's CEO since January 2008.

  • June 23- U.S. authorities have sought information from Dean Foods Co and Clorox Co in connection with an insider-trading investigation of billionaire investor Carl Icahn, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Officials subpoena Dean Foods on Icahn probe: WSJ Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 5:31 PM ET
    Phil Mickelson and Carl Icahn.

    Officials are subpoenaing Dean Foods for information on activist investor Carl Icahn and golfer Phil Mickelson, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Cramer: Icahn right on Family Dollar     Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    Investor Carl Icahn says Family Dollar should be sold immediately. CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on Icahn's threat of a proxy war to replace the company's board if it is not put up for sale. Cramer says Family Dollar is poorly run.

  • June 19- Activist investor Carl Icahn asked struggling retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc to put itself up for sale immediately, threatening a proxy war to replace the company's entire board if a sale process was not started.

  • Activist investor Carl Icahn is calling for an immediate sale of Family Dollar. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.

  • June 16- Software maker Nuance Communications Inc has held talks with potential buyers for its sale, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company, whose software powers the Siri feature on Apple Inc's iPhones, recently spoke to Samsung Electronics Co and some private equity firms for a possible deal, the Journal said.

  • Siri software maker Nuance in sale talks - WSJ Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    June 16- Software maker Nuance Communications Inc is in talks with potential buyers for its sale, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company, whose software powers the Siri feature on Apple Inc's iPhones, recently spoke to Samsung Electronics Co and some private equity firms for a possible deal, the Journal said.