Dollar Tree Inc., the discount chain that's in a bidding war to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc., cut the top end of its full-year earnings forecast amid acquisition-related costs.
Sales of previously-owned homes in July rose for the fourth straight month, hitting their highest pace in 2014, according to data released Tuesday by the National Association of Realtors.
Sears Holdings - owner of various Sears brands, Roebuck and Co. as well as Kmart Corporation - reported a 0.8% domestic same store sales decline including a 1.7% decline at Kmart stores.
NEW YORK Aug 21 (Reuters) - - The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in August, with the rate of growth exceeding expectations and moving at the fastest pace in more than four years, an industry report showed on Thursday.
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - U.S. stocks advanced Thursday, as the S&P 500 worked for a fourth straight day of gains and set an intraday record.