Dollar General has sweetened its offer for Family Dollar, which already has a deal in place with Dollar Tree. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File) ORG XMIT: NY111.
Zurich: Switzerland's economy unexpectedly stalled in the second quarter, showing zero growth as trade took a hit from stagnation in its main export market Europe and falling construction spending.
TOKYO (AP) - World stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as investors awaited central bank meetings later this week in Europe and Japan as well as U.S.
Jack Ma knows how to time an initial public offering. The 49-year-old former school teacher preparing to list Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
BEIJING - A research group says more than 60 percent of China's vast shale gas deposits are in regions with scarce water resources, complicating plans by the energy-hungry country to tap the natural gas.