Dollar General Corp


  • Consumers, Retailers Gear Up for Wrath of Irene Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 11:17 AM ET

    While some New Yorkers tell me they are heading to the cheese and wine shop to prepare rather than to Home Depot, most consumers are taking Irene seriously.

  • Stocks Snap 3-Day Rally Amid Euro Zone Fears Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 4:28 PM ET

    Stocks staged a late-day comeback from session lows Tuesday after traders were disappointed by comments from Sarkozy and Merkel, but the gains were not enough for the market to finish in positive territory.

  • Buffett, Ackman Buy Dollar Stores—Should You? Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:32 PM ET

    William Ackman's Pershing Square CapitalHedge and billionaire Warren Buffett are getting bullish on dollar stores. Should you? A report from TheStreet examines how dollar stores are performing in the current market.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway added a new stake in Dollar General during the second quarter.  At just $48 million, however, the relatively small size of the stake indicates Buffett himself did not pull the 'buy' trigger.

  • Walmart Truck

    Although Wal-Mart's expansion of its Express stores represents a step in the right direction, persistent unemployment among its core consumer base and high gas prices continue to put pressure on its supercenters, according to a Stifel Nicolaus report.

  • Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Finish Line and Discover Financial popped while Dollar General and FedEx dropped.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Stocks that Work Despite a Vanishing Middle Class Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:54 PM ET

    The U.S.'s middle class might be dwindling away, but the high-end and low-end are working. So here's how Cramer recommends playing it.

  • Dollar General vs. Wal-Mart     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 5:45 PM ET

    Mark Montagna, Avondale Partners, says Dollar General is on parity with Wal-Mart.

  • Why Walmart May Not Be the Cheapest Anymore Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 4:05 PM ET
    A sign advertising $10 dollar toys is seen in the toy department of a Walmart store.

    For consumers looking to save money, Walmart may not be the smartest place to shop. For example, a gallon of milk was far cheaper at another store.

  • Widlitz: The Grinch is Coming to a Store Near You Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 10:43 AM ET

    Even though most consumers are just starting to work on their summer tan, retailers are already plotting how they will convince you come Black Friday that you can’t live without that must-have sweater, over-priced pair of boots or flat screen TV. With rising input costs, food inflation and continued heavy prices at the pump my prediction is The Grinch and Heat Miser will wipe the floor with the Snow Miser.

  • Wal-Mart Shareholders Need One Question Answered Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 4:02 PM ET

    In May, Wal-Mart reported its eighth consecutive quarterly decline in U.S. same-store sales. While this can, in part, be blamed on the difficulties facing its cash-strapped core shopper, several internal gaffes have also led to the company's struggles at home. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Options Action: Dollar General Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 5:51 PM ET

    Dollar General landed on the trader radar Wednesday after the company missed Street expectations, with price cuts dragging down margins.

  • Stocks Plunge Amid Global Recovery Fears Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    Stocks sank more than 2 percent Wednesday, following several economic reports that confirmed a struggling recovery and after Moody's downgraded Greece's bond ratings deeper into junk status.

  • Stocks Tumble 1%, Led by Banks; VIX Jumps Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 11:59 AM ET

    Stocks tumbled after several economic reports confirmed the economy has weakened, leading some analysts to expect further bad news in Friday's key jobs report.

  • Halftime: This as Good as Massive Tax Cut? Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 1:53 PM ET

    "Fast Money" trader Steve Cortes explains how 'this' could be the equivalent and who would benefit.

  • Dollar Stores Cash in on Gas Prices     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

    Dollar store retailers are cashing in on higher gas prices. CNBC's Courtney Reagan with a look at what's driving profits.

  • Stocks End Slightly Lower as Oil Prices Gain Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 4:48 PM ET
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    Stocks ended down, after trading in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally amid rising oil prices and ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. Bank of America and GE fell, while Verizon rose.

  • Stocks Fall Slightly in Quiet Trading; Oil Gains Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 3:59 PM ET
    CNBC - Ctia Wireless 2011- The Wireless Connection

    Stocks traded slightly lower, and in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally as oil prices rose amid ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East.  GE and Bank of America fell, while Verizon gained.