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  • Senate panel to hear from US antitrust bosses Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | 11:27 AM ET
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    One matter to be discussed is the FTC's use of Section Five, which it uses to investigate companies urging rivals to collude on price.

  • Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 7:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, it said Wednesday that it would split off some operations in Europe to allay monopoly fears. The company will divest all of Office Depot's operations in Sweden, as well as European retail, contract, online and catalog operations in an agreement with the European...

  • Jon Najarian's top stock picks for 2016 Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 12:54 PM ET
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    Jon Najarian shares his 2016 Halftime Report Portfolio Challenge picks after spotting unusual activity in the options market.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 23- Staples Inc accused federal regulators of applying antitrust laws in a "misguided" way to try to block its $6.3 billion merger with smaller office supply retailer Office Depot Inc.. The FTC argued in a Dec. 7 lawsuit that Staples, if it bought Office Depot, would have 70 percent of the market for office supplies purchased by large national...

  • Dec 21- Office supply retailer Staples Inc said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission had rejected its raised offer to divest up to $1.25 billion of commercial contracts to secure approval for its acquisition of smaller rival Office Depot Inc.. Staples shares rose more than 1 percent to $9.41 in early trading, while Office Depot shares gained about 1 percent to...

  • Dec 21- Office supply retailer Staples Inc said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission had rejected its offer to divest up to $1.25 billion of commercial contracts to secure approval for its acquisition of smaller rival Office Depot Inc.. Staples said on Monday it was willing to continue talks with the FTC to reach a settlement to address the antitrust regulator's...

  • Staples, FTC stalled on settlement talks Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is looking for office supply store Staples to improve its offer to divest assets to further its bid to buy rival Office Depot, the agency said in court on Thursday. The FTC filed a complaint on December 7 aimed at stopping Staples from buying Office Depot, saying that the deal would hurt big customers who want...

  • Futures way up ahead of expected Fed hike Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 7:08 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were sharply higher this morning, ahead of what's expected to be the first Fed interest rate hike since June 2006.

  • New blow to Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 9:48 PM ET
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    Halliburton has been forced to delay for a second time its planned $26bn acquisition of rival Baker Hughes, the Financial Times reports.

  • Dec 9- A potential marriage of chemicals titans Dow Chemical and DuPont would draw intense scrutiny from regulators in the United States and other countries, but Wall Street welcomed the reported merger talks, lifting shares of both companies by 12 percent. "I look at it like Pepsi and Coca-Cola merging, then splitting into syrup, bottling, and snacks& sundry...

  • Dow futures tank after oil rout Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 7:25 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were sharply lower this morning, after Monday's nearly 6 percent drop in crude sparked broad selling in oil shares and sent the Dow negative for the year.

  • After-hours buzz: Chipotle, Staples, Nike & more Monday, 7 Dec 2015 | 6:29 PM ET
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    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Monday: Outerwall, Staples, Nike & more.

  • Some 5,913 U.S. corporations and individuals have been awarded $1.9 billion worth of claims for factories, farms, homes and other assets that were nationalized in Cuba after Fidel Castro's rebels came to power on Jan. 1, 1959. Those claims, registered with the U.S. Justice Department's Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, are now worth roughly $8 billion when...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint aimed at stopping Staples Inc, the nation's largest office supply store, from buying its top rival, Office Depot Inc, the agency said on Monday. "The commission has reason to believe that the proposed merger between Staples and Office Depot is likely to eliminate beneficial competition that...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint aimed at stopping Staples Inc, the nation's largest office supply store, from buying its top rival, Office Depot Inc, the agency said on Monday. "The Commission has reason to believe that the proposed merger between Staples and Office Depot is likely to eliminate beneficial competition that...

  • *Brent crude nears 7- year low after OPEC meeting. Dec 7- Wall Street fell on Monday as energy and raw material stocks took a hit, with oil prices falling to their lowest in nearly seven years. Brent crude and U.S. crude extended their decline and fell as much as 5 percent, after OPEC's meeting last week failed to address a growing supply glut.

  • *GE terminates agreement after regulatory objections. STOCKHOLM/ WASHINGTON, Dec 7- General Electric on Monday walked away from a $3.3 billion agreement to sell its appliances business to Sweden's Electrolux, terminating the deal after months of opposition from U.S. antitrust regulators. The U.S. Justice Department had filed a lawsuit in July asking a judge to...

  • Dec 3- Office supplies retailer Staples Inc is willing to sell more assets to win antitrust approval for its $6.3 billion takeover of Office Depot Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing two people familiar with the matter. Under the deal announced in February, Staples had offered to divest about half of Office Depot's assets with revenues of up to $1.25...

  • The S&P retail index was down 1 percent, while Target shares fell 1.3 percent to $72.50 after its website faced an outage due to heavy traffic. Shares of brick-and-mortar stores were down following Black Friday, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc, down 1.8 percent at $58.84, and Macy's Inc, down 2.3 percent at $39.08. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is due to address...

  • Nov 30- U.S. stocks were modestly lower in late afternoon trading Monday amid declines in health and consumer discretionary shares, though energy shares rose. Target shares were down 1.2 percent at $72.56 after its Web site faced an outage due to heavy traffic. Data showed that other retailers' website were also affected, including that of Foot Locker, which was...