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.
Dollar Tree (DLTR) reported a 9.5% jump in second-quarter revenue Thursday as it won crucial support from Family Dollar in its battle to acquire the rival discount retailer.
(Adds details; updates shares). Aug 21 (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp reported its ninth straight quarterly loss as sales continued to fall and the retailer said it might close more stores than planned this year.
U.S. stocks rose early today, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to an all-time high, as data boosted optimism in the economy amid speculation the Federal Reserve will continue to support the recovery.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Two readings of manufacturing sentiment in August reached their best level in at least three years, further signals that factory output is advancing.