A four-day rally for U.S. stocks carried the S&P 500 index to a fresh record on Thursday after a series of upbeat economic reports.
Family Dollar rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to get approval from antitrust regulators.
Asia stocks edged higher Friday, with a rally in U.S. stocks setting a positive tone, as investors looked to the forum of global central banker in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
The security breach discovered at a few dozen franchises of the UPS Store, a subsidiary of United Parcel Service, provides a number of lessons for other retailers.
With people as diverse as former President George W. Bush and the singer Shakira posting online videos of themselves dumping buckets of ice over their heads in the name of charity, the viral �Ice Bucket Challenge,� which continues to dominate social media ...