Dollar Tree announced Monday that it plans to buy rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, a merger that would unseat Dollar General as the nation's largest discount retailer in terms of store count and fend off increasing competition from big-box retailers like ...
The Federal Aviation Administration proposed a $12 million fine against Southwest Airlines Co. on Monday because of unapproved airplane repairs.
Smith & Wesson has agreed to a $2 million civil settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over bribery charges. The SEC alleges that the gun maker bribed or tried to bribe government officials overseas.
Oil fell for a third day as the flow of crude from the Middle East was unaffected by a surge in violence in Libya and Iraq. Treasuries fell, while U.S.
Medicare got some good news Monday, when the trustees who oversee its finances announced that the fund that pays for hospital care will remain solvent until 2030, four years longer than its forecast from last year.