The battle to consolidate the US discount retail market turned bitter on Thursday, after Family Dollar rejected a takeover offer from Dollar General and accused its larger rival of lying about previous talks between the two companies.
According to Freddie Mac, the average rate for a 30 year fixed loan now stands at 4.1 percent. That is the lowest level since June 2013.
WASHINGTON - Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.
(Adds late New York prices, comment). By Daniel Bases. NEW YORK Aug 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasuries drifted higher on Thursday, showing little reaction to stronger-than-expected economic data while investors held out for any developments from the ...
Shares of the struggling retailer plunged over 8% Thursday after its second quarter loss fell short of already-low Wall Street expectations.