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  • Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway for about $9.4 bln Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    March 6- Safeway Inc, the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator, said private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management would acquire the company in a deal valued at about $9.4 billion.

  • Cerberus reaches preliminary deal for Safeway     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    Cerberus plans to take over Safeway for a total value of about $40 per share, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • *G Asset Management offers to buy stake in Barnes& Noble or Nook. *Groupon shares drop after company forecasts loss. NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. stocks slipped on Friday on options-related trading, with the S&P 500 facing resistance as it flirts with its record high even as economic data continues to underwhelm.

  • Midday movers: Intuit, Wal-Mart Stores, 3M Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    Ssome of Friday's midday movers:

  • Feb 20- The struggles of the low-income U.S. consumer are playing out in Wal-Mart Stores Inc's grocery aisles. Wal-Mart shares fell 2.2 percent in morning trading. To combat sluggish sales, broaden its customer base and fend off aggressive rivals, Wal-Mart said it was doubling the number of smaller new stores it originally planned to open this year.

  • Midday movers: Conn's, Blackberry, Coca-Cola & more Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    NYSE exchange floor

    Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • *Tesla shares soar after results, Wal-Mart falls. *Facebook shares drop; will buy WhatsApp for $19 bln. NEW YORK, Feb 20- U.S. stocks edged higher in volatile trading on Thursday, as a strong read on manufacturing offset weak results from Wal-Mart and geopolitical and economic uncertainty around the world.

  • Wal-Mart disappoints; food-stamp cuts hurt sales Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    Wal-Mart forecast a lower full-year profit than analysts expect, as fewer food stamps, higher taxes and tighter credit erode its sales.

  • Feb 20- Wal-Mart Stores Inc forecast a lower full-year profit than analysts expect, as fewer food stamps, higher taxes and tighter credit erode its sales, news that sent its shares down 1 percent in premarket trading on Thursday.

  • Early movers: WMT, PEP, FB, TSLA & more Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

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

  • Safeway exploring sale of company Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    The second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator, said on Wednesday it is in talks about a possible sale of the company.

  • *Facebook shares fall after the bell on purchase of WhatsApp. NEW YORK, Feb 19- U.S. stocks slid on Wednesday in a late selloff after minutes of the U.S. "I think the rally that we've seen off the 1,750 low was largely driven by the sense the Fed is going to slow down their retracement if it's necessary," said Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- U.S. stocks slid on Wednesday in a late selloff after minutes of the U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- Safeway Inc, the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator, said on Wednesday it is in talks about a possible sale of the company. A handful of buyout firms, including Cerberus Capital Management LP, have been exploring a deal for all or part of Safeway, Reuters reported in October.

  • After-hours buzz: Tesla, Facebook, Safeway & More Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 4:47 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday.

  • UPDATE 1-Safeway says exploring possible sale of company Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 19- Safeway Inc, the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator, said on Wednesday it is in talks about a possible sale of the company. A handful of buyout firms, including Cerberus Capital Management LP, have been exploring a deal for all or part of Safeway, Reuters reported in October.

  • Cerberus currently in talks with Safeway -source Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 19- Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP is currently in talks with U.S. supermarket chain Safeway Inc about a possible transaction, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

  • Safeway to explore alternatives     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 3:53 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Safeway is expected to discuss its openness to explore alternatives in its conference call and has had conversations with private equity firms.

  • Online shopping satisfaction hits 12-year low Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    Customer satisfaction with online shopping slipped 4.9 percent to a benchmark of 78, the lowest score since 2001.

  • Obama made the announcement in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, about 20 miles from Washington, at a distribution center for Safeway grocery stores, next to a trucking rig that had been redesigned to increase fuel economy.