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  • Family Dollar acquisition: 4 things we know, and 3 we don't

    Dollar Tree said Monday that it plans to buy Family Dollar, one of the Charlotte, N.C., region's most prominent retailers. Here are four things we know and three things we don't know about the $8.5 billion deal. FOUR THINGS WE KNOW: 1. The Family Dollar...
  • Dollar Tree to acquire Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Dollar Tree, a Virginia-based company known for selling all of its goods for $1, said Monday morning that it plans to buy Matthews, N.C.-based Family Dollar Stores. The cash-and-stock deal has a value of $8.5 billion, company officials said. It heads off...
  • Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds

    Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds
    It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I'm sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it's certainly riding some...
  • 'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office

     'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office
    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay's morphing robots series earned $100 million in North America during its opening weekend, making it the biggest debut for a movie this year,...
  • Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

     Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart
    The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. In a Monday letter...
  • Pink slips to 1,000 casino workers at Atlantic City's Trump Plaza

    ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement. The pink slips came as the company...
  • Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson Being Investigated by FBI in Insider Trading Probe: Report

    Activist shareholder Carl Icahn is being examined by federal authorities in an insider trading probe that also includes golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas sports bettor William "Billy" Walters, according to published reports. The Journal reported that...
  • Mickelson denies wrongdoing in SEC probe

    Mickelson denies wrongdoing in SEC probe
    Phil Mickelson on Saturday responded to claims that he is part of an insider trading investigation by saying he did “absolutely nothing wrong.” The five-time PGA major winner also said he is cooperating in the probe that is being conducted...
  • Phil Mickelson says he's cooperating with insider trading investigation

    Phil Mickelson says he's cooperating with insider trading investigation
    Phil Mickelson, playing in the Memorial tournament this weekend, has released a statement saying that he has "absolutely" done nothing wrong and is cooperating with investigators who are looking into the trading of stock involving investor Carl Icahn,...
  • Icahn denies providing inside information

    Icahn denies providing inside information
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he's not aware of any investigation involving him and golfer Phil Mickelson regarding trades related to Clorox Co. and Dean Foods Co., and called a report by the Wall Street Journal "completely irresponsible." "I...
  • Phil Mickelson 'cooperating' with insider trading investigation

    Phil Mickelson 'cooperating' with insider trading investigation
    If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he did not show it on Saturday. As he hit a few practice balls before his...
  • After a bumpy week, Phil Mickelson focuses on golf

    After a bumpy week, Phil Mickelson focuses on golf
    A tumultuous week behind him, Phil Mickelson is turning his attention to the upcoming U.S. Open. Mickelson planned to spend his off days -- Monday and Tuesday -- at Pinehurst, where he'll dial in the course and work on his game. "I need to putt a...