NEW YORK Aug 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the S&P 500 ending at a record on a flurry of positive economic data.
(Adds Dollar General's comments). By Sruthi Ramakrishnan, Devika Krishna Kumar and Lawrence Hurley. Aug 21 (Reuters) - Family Dollar Stores Inc rejected a $9 billion buyout offer from Dollar General Corp that it said could run foul of competition law, ...
Gap Inc. (GPS:US), the biggest U.S. apparel-focused retailer, posted second-quarter profit that topped analysts' estimates as discounts at the Old Navy chain attracted bargain-hunting shoppers.
Thursday 21.00 BST. US stocks rose to record highs while the recent upward momentum in Treasury bond yields and the dollar stalled ahead of a keenly awaited speech on Friday by Janet Yellen, chairwoman of the Federal Reserve.
COVERAGE YOU CAN COUNT ON" GOOD EVENING-- A RENO U-P-S STORE IS ON THE LIST OF LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY A COMPUTER VIRUS.. THAT MAY HAVE EXPOSED CUSTOMERS' PRIVATE INFORMATION.