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  • Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn, discusses the bidding war for Family Dollar, and Chief Executive Howard Levine's handling of the takeover bids. "This wasn't going to happen at this company if we hadn't appeared," he says.

  • Icahn: Family Dollar Levine's ego was involved     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Dollar General made a competing bid for Family Dollar on Monday trumping the offer by Dollar Tree. Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn, says he had a friendly dinner with Family Dollar Chief Executive Howard Levine and some of his board, in which the company claimed Icahn is to blame Dollar General wasn't interested.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Dollar General Corp. rose 11.6 percent to $64.14. Care.com Inc. rose 9.3 percent to $9.25.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Blackrock Muniyield Investment Fund: Approximately 114,200 shares changed hands, a 363.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 25 or 1.7 percent to $14.75.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell. 3 percent to $34.65 with 18,327,500 shares traded. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 1.9 percent to $4.21 with 45,320,400 shares traded.

  • Business Highlights Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 5:50 PM ET

    Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar. Dollar General Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling said during a conference call Monday that the company had expressed interest in combining with Family Dollar multiple times over the last few years.

  • *Dollar General offers to buy Family Dollar. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a 14- year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia gave investors reasons to make bigger bets on the equity market.

  • Dollar General and Monster are big market movers Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Dollar General Corp., up $6.68 to $64.14. The discounter started a bidding war for rival Family Dollar, offering $8.95 billion as it tries to trump a Dollar Tree bid.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. and European stock prices surged on Monday, taking a leading U.S. equities index to a 14- year high, as investors breathed easier over the Ukraine crisis and knocked oil prices to lows not seen in more than a year. Russia denied its forces had crossed into Ukraine.

  • Nasdaq ends at 14-year high as global worries abate Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    Stocks rose on Monday as Ukraine and Russia talked about a potential truce and a round of M&A bolstered sentiment.

  • US stocks move higher; Dollar General jumps Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A bidding contest for a discount retailer and easing concerns about Ukraine helped send U.S. stock indexes higher. Dollar General jumped 12 percent after the company made a bid to buy Family Dollar. United Continental and American Airlines each climbed 4 percent.

  • *Russia: Humanitarian convoy issue resolved, but no cease-fire. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Dow up roughly 1 percent and the Nasdaq at a 14- year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions between Russia and Ukraine brightened investors' view of the outlook for equities.

  • Family Dollar bidding war     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    Dollar General has officially offered to buy Family Dollar weeks after Dollar Tree made its surprise bid. CNBC's Courtney Reagan has all the details.

  • Consolidation shopping     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    After the dollar store bids, CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at where other retail consolidation might be brewing.

  • Family Dollar suitors     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    Dollar General has officially offered to buy Family Dollar. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports this deal is far from over.

  • *Dollar General offers to buy Family Dollar. Russia said all issues related to its humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress has been made toward a ceasefire or political solution to the fighting in the east of the country after talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine on Sunday.

  • US stocks move higher; Family Dollar jumps Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are moving higher, following big gains in Europe and the latest moves in corporate dealmaking. A bidding war for Family Dollar sent that company's stock higher. Family Dollar rose 5 percent after Dollar General offered to pay about $9 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree's bid.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. stock prices jumped on Monday, joining equities rallies in Europe, as investors breathed easier over the crisis in Ukraine and knocked oil prices to lows not seen in more than a year. Russia denied its forces had crossed into Ukraine.

  • *Dollar General offers to buy Family Dollar. Russia said all issues related to its humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress has been made toward a ceasefire or political solution to the fighting in the east of the country after talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine on Sunday.

  • Big bucks bidding war breaks out for Family Dollar Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 9:53 AM ET
    A Family Dollar Stores store location in Mansfield, Texas.

    Dollar General is making a competing bid of about $9.7 billion for Family Dollar Stores.