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Treasury bonds pulled back Thursday as investors continued to cut holdings over concerns the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than many expect.
Existing home sales climbed in July to their fastest pace this year, providing further evidence that the housing market is bouncing back after a sluggish first half of the year.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) spurned a $9 billion offer from Dollar General Corp. in favor of a lower bid from Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR), saying it was concerned the Dollar General deal wouldn't be able to pass antitrust hurdles.
WASHINGTON�New applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to levels that haven't been seen regularly in eight years, the latest sign of an improving labor market.