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  • Recalls this week: cleaners, fitness machines Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:05 PM ET

    Cleaning products that may contain ammonia are being recalled because they are mislabeled and may pose a chemical hazard. Other recalled products include potentially defective fitness equipment and hunter's tree stands. The recalled units include: Mean Green Super Strength Spray 20- ounce with UPC 720547001208, Mean Green Super Strength Spray 40- ounce...

  • Jan 22- Dollar General Corp could make smaller acquisitions and build its store footprint to better compete with Dollar Tree Inc, which is poised to become the largest discount retailer after its acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc.. On Thursday, Family Dollar shareholders approved a cash-and-stock deal to be bought by Dollar Tree for $8.5 billion,...

  • Southwest Airlines and eBay are big market movers Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Southwest Airlines Co., up $3.52 to $45.35. Discover Financial Services, down $3.52 to $57.32.

  • Family Dollar shareholders approve Dollar Tree takeover Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:09 AM ET

    Family Dollar shareholders voted on Thursday to approve a takeover bid by rival Dollar Tree, despite higher competing offers from Dollar General. Dollar General's pursuit of Family Dollar is now likely finished. Family Dollar said it rejected Dollar General's bids because it expected that it would be harder to get regulatory approval for the deal even...

  • Jan 22- Family Dollar Stores Inc's shareholders approved the discount retailer's deal to be bought by Dollar Tree Inc, derailing a higher hostile offer from larger rival Dollar General Corp.. Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter, reported on Wednesday that Family Dollar's shareholders would likely support the Dollar Tree merger.

  • Family Dollar shareholders approve Dollar Tree deal Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:32 AM ET

    Jan 22- Family Dollar Stores Inc's shareholders approved the discount retailer's deal to be bought by Dollar Tree Inc, effectively putting Dollar General Corp out of the race to buy the company.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 21- Family Dollar Stores Inc shareholders will vote on Thursday on an agreement to be bought by fellow discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc, possibly putting an end to a months-long tussle with Dollar General Corp.. Traders in the options market appear to be betting on a Dollar Tree win and have been positioning for Dollar General shares to come under...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 6:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. The shares rose$. 06 or. 1 percent to $43.59. The shares rose$. 14 or. 2 percent to $75.28.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Astoria Financial Corp.: Approximately 6,174,500 shares changed hands, a 1,127.8 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. Best Buy Co.: Approximately 38,417,100 shares changed hands, a 560.1 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.

  • UPDATE 2-Dollar General seen losing Family Dollar bid Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 12:49 PM ET

    Jan 15- Dollar General Corp stuck to its estimate of divesting 1,500 stores to win approval for its bid to buy Family Dollar Corp, a move that analysts said could end up handing the company to Dollar Tree Inc.. Dollar General's statement comes a day after two influential proxy advisory firms changed their stance, advising Family Dollar's shareholders to vote for...

  • Dollar General also said the Federal Trade Commission's method to predict potential price increases due to a combination of the company with Family Dollar was controversial and untested. Family Dollar said on Monday that regulators would want many more than 1,500 stores divested by Dollar General and estimated the figure to be around 3,500-4,000. It also...

  • Dollar General stands firm on store divestiture figure Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 9:25 AM ET

    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.— Dollar General said Thursday that it still believes it should not have to divest more than 1,500 stores to complete a deal with Family Dollar. Matthews, North Carolina- based Family Dollar has rejected numerous approaches from Dollar General, the latest worth $9.1 billion in cash, in favor of an $8.5 billion cash-and-stock offer from...

  • Jan 15- Dollar General Corp said it does not expect to divest more than 1,500 stores to gain regulatory approval for its bid to buy smaller rival Family Dollar Corp. Dollar General also said it had discussions with potential buyers for the stores that may be divested. Family Dollar said on Monday that regulators would want many more than 1,500 stores divested by...

  • Jan 14- Changing their previous stance, two influential proxy advisory firms advised Family Dollar Stores Inc shareholders to vote for the retailer's acquisition by Dollar Tree Inc, saying the deal offered more certainty of closure. The proxy advisory firm had asked Family Dollar's shareholders in December to oppose Dollar Tree's $8.5 billion...

  • Stock market looks to earnings as possible lifeline Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:08 PM ET
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    With the U.S. stock market in an extended funk, earnings offer at least a temporary escape route.

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  • ISS encourages Family Dollar and Dollar Tree deal Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:24 PM ET

    MATTHEWS, N.C.— Family Dollar Stores Inc. said Wednesday that a proxy advisory firm recommends shareholders vote for a buyout offer from Dollar Tree Inc.. Family Dollar has rejected numerous approaches from Dollar General, the latest worth $9.1 billion in cash, in favor of an $8.5 billion cash-and-stock offer from Dollar Tree. Family Dollar, based in Matthews,...

  • Jan 14- Institutional Shareholder Services advised Family Dollar Stores Inc shareholders to vote for the retailer's acquisition by Dollar Tree Inc, reversing its previous stance. ISS asked Family Dollar's shareholders in December to oppose Dollar Tree's $8.5 billion cash-and-stock offer, delay voting on the deal and consider Dollar General Corp's...

  • ISS changes stance, backs Family Dollar-Dollar Tree deal Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:22 AM ET

    Jan 14- Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services advised Family Dollar Stores Inc's shareholders to vote for the retailer's deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree Inc, reversing its previous recommendation. ISS had asked Family Dollar's shareholders in December to oppose the Dollar Tree offer and postpone a Dec. 23 meeting to vote on the deal.

  • Lightning Round: Sweet spot of the marketplace Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 7:04 PM ET

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.