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  • Dollar General acquisition would be a 'big deal'   Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 5:40 AM ET
    Dollar General acquisition would be a 'big deal'

    The potential Dollar General purchase of Family Dollar would be a "big deal" in the retail space, especially for investors, says Patrick McKeever, managing director and senior equity analyst at MKM Partners.

  • US stocks close higher; Dow, S&P at records Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks rallied into the close, with the Dow ending the day at a record amid encouraging economic reports on Wednesday.

  • Cheat sheet: Retailers' Black Friday openings Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    A Black Friday sign outside an H&M store in New York.

    Still figuring out your Black Friday battle plan? This road map of store openings can help.

  • Big box stores' big problem? They're just 'average' Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    The silhouette of a pedestrian in front of a Bed Bath & Beyond store in San Francisco.

    After evaluating 64 big box stores' digital IQs, L2 concluded that 39 percent are just "average."

  • Hedge funds playing buy-and-hold, and losing Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    An Apple store in New York.

    Hedge funds aren't changing their stock holdings much despite poor performance compared with the broader stock market.

  • Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc said it was confident it would need to divest fewer stores than anticipated to win antitrust approval to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc.. Dollar Tree's shares rose as much as 7 percent to a record high of $67.08 on Thursday. Dollar Tree will become the largest U.S. dollar store chain if it pulls off the deal by fending off a...

  • Dollar Tree posts best sales growth since 2011 Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:12 AM ET
    A Dollar Tree store in Miami, Florida.

    Discount retailer Dollar Tree raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.

  • Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.. Dollar Tree, which like other discounters is facing competition from small-format stores opened by big retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc, will become the largest dollar store chain if it pulls off...

  • Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc reported its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.. Dollar Tree's net income rose 6 percent to $133 million, or 64 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 1. Dollar Tree has agreed to buy Family Dollar Inc but the deal is facing a challenge from Dollar General Corp, the No. 1 U.S. discount chain.

  • What tops Target's wish list? Bring back 'Tarjay' Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Target store

    Its logo may still be a bullseye, but Target hasn't hit one in a while. A look at what Target has to prove this holiday season.

  • Midday movers: Target, JetBlue, Qualcomm & more Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:09 PM ET
    NYSE New York Stock Exchange traders markets

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • A perfect storm for bipartisan health-care reform Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:48 AM ET
    Tornado

    A perfect storm is brewing for bipartisan health-care reform, says former Rep. Pete Hoekstra.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to dip at open, Fed minutes eyed Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:11 AM ET

    *Oplink jumps, to be bought by Koch Industries' subsidiary. *Cliffs Natural Resources shares slide. NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stocks were set to open slightly lower on Wednesday following record closing highs for both the Dow and S&P 500 and ahead of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve policy meeting.

  • Early Movers: LOW, SPLS, PETM, DRI, DG & more Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:12 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • *Cliffs Natural Resources shares slide. NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday following record closing highs for both the Dow and S&P 500 and ahead of housing data and minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve policy meeting. *Cliffs Natural Resources said it was looking to exit its Eastern Canadian iron ore operations,...

  • Dollar General may shut more than 4K stores: Report Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:46 AM ET
    A shopper loads purchases into his vehicle outside a Dollar General Corp. store in Princeton, Illinois.

    Dollar General may need to divest more than 4,000 stores to win approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its acquisition of Family Dollar.

  • 'Crashing up': The amazing truth about Apple Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    Apple store in New York.

    In just a month, Apple has added more value than the entire worth of companies like McDonald's, Boeing and Goldman Sachs.

  • Your first trade for Friday Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:01 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade: FXC, EWZ, M, TLT

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • What the midterm elections are REALLY all about Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal steps away from the podium after speaking at a press conference, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Atlanta.

    High unemployment rates are hurting incumbent Republican governors running for office in Georgia, Wisconsin and Florida. Voters want jobs.

  • Oct 31- Dollar General Corp extended its tender offer for shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc to Dec. 31, until after a shareholder vote that will decide the fate of a rival bid by Dollar Tree Inc.. Dollar General had received offers for only about 4 million Family Dollar shares of a total 114 million outstanding shares as of Oct. 30, a day before the offer was to expire.