Photo. Credit Harry Campbell. In the latest dollar wars, it is not about the money. Family Dollar has been at the center of a tug-of-war, as two of its biggest competitors in the industry woo it.
Shares of the struggling retailer plunged over 8% Thursday after its second quarter loss fell short of already-low Wall Street expectations.
The U.S. housing recovery gained traction in July as sales of previously owned homes rose to their highest level in 10 months. Sales of existing homes increased 2.4% from June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million, the National Association of ...
U.S. stocks inched higher on Thursday and the S&P reached a record high, lifted by data pointing to steady improvement in the economy, as investors awaited the start of a meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
(Repeats to fix USN). * U.S. factory activity expansion speeds up. * Business activity growth slows in China and Europe. By Jonathan Cable, Xiaoyi Shao and Ryan Vlastelica.