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  • *Apple sees heavy trading following stock split. NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. stocks advanced on Monday, boosted by a number of major acquisition deals, though gains were slight with key indexes continuing to hover around records. While Wall Street's upward trend looks intact, traders may need new catalysts to bid the market up further lest the momentum runs out of steam.

  • June 9- Family Dollar Stores Inc adopted a one-year poison pill with a trigger of 10 percent, two days after activist investor Carl Icahn reported a stake in the company and said he would consider pushing for a merger with Dollar General Corp..

  • Early movers: TSN, AAPL, TIME, MRK & more Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • June 6- Hedge fund billionaire Carl Icahn became the largest shareholder in Family Dollar Stores Inc after reporting a 9.39 percent stake in the company on Friday, and said he may seek representation on its board. Shares of Family Dollar, struggling under declining sales, rose as much as 12 percent in extended trade on Friday.

  • June 6- Activist investor Carl Icahn has reported a 9.39 percent stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc and said he could push for major changes or a sale of the company. Shares of Family Dollar, struggling under declining sales and profit, rose as much as 10 percent in extended trading on Friday.

  • Activist Icahn takes 9% stake in Family Dollar Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    "Hope to continue our streak of value enhancement," Icahn said, in a tweet.

  • Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks eased off their lows but still closed in the red in lackluster trading Tuesday a day after the Dow and S&P 500 hit fresh highs.

  • June 3- Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it expects gross margins to improve in the second half of the year as it focuses on more profitable products such as accessories and stationery items priced at $1- $5. Dollar General shares rose as much as 5 percent on Tuesday.

  • Futures slide after Dow, S&P 500 hit record highs Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    U.S. futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday as investors looked to take a breather after the Dow and S&P 500 hit all-time highs.

  • June 3- Discount chain Dollar General Corp stuck to its full-year profit forecast despite reporting a first-quarter profit below analysts' estimates. The retailer said it expects to earn $3.45- $3.55 per share for the year ending January 2015.

  • Early movers: HSH, PPC, T, DG, GM & more Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 7:37 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Dollar General quarterly profit misses estimates Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    June 3- Discount chain Dollar General Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, blaming tough competition, a harsh winter and weak consumer spending. Net income rose to $222 million, or 72 cents per share, in the first quarter ended May 2, from $220 million, or 67 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Red-letter day for Dow, S&P, but Nasdaq lags Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 6:19 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Industrials and material stocks were among the day's biggest gainers, while the technology sector ended lower, weighed down by big tech.

  • Cramer’s game plan: Tough week coming for bulls Friday, 30 May 2014 | 6:07 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Cramer thinks bulls could be looking at some tough sledding next week. Here's what's on his calendar.

  • No marshmallow cars & the next big thing: Blog Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 6:58 PM ET
    Google's driverless car prototype

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • Early movers: AAPL, DISH, TWTR & more Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • It's time for the Fed to get lost: Michael Farr Friday, 23 May 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Traders watch Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speak on during a news conference.

    The market is schizophrenic. It's time for the Fed to get lost — and let the recovery chug along on its own, says Michael Farr.

  • Midday movers: Bon-Ton Stores, DR Horton & More Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • These 6 companies' profit just hit the wall Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 1:42 PM ET
    A man walks into Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn, New York, on May 7, 2014.

    Six companies in the S&P 500, led by retailers, sustained earnings growth for eight straight quarters before snapping the streak.

  • Whale watch: What big funds bought—and sold Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 4:42 PM ET
    EBay headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

    Top US hedge fund managers in the first quarter zoned in on the consumer sector, with investments that included eBay, Dollar General and Walgreens.