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Carl Icahn

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  • Family Dollar acquisition: 4 things we know, and 3 we don't

    Dollar Tree said Monday that it plans to buy Family Dollar, one of the Charlotte, N.C., region's most prominent retailers. Here are four things we know and three things we don't know about the $8.5 billion deal. FOUR THINGS WE KNOW: 1. The Family Dollar...
  • Dollar Tree to acquire Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Dollar Tree, a Virginia-based company known for selling all of its goods for $1, said Monday morning that it plans to buy Matthews, N.C.-based Family Dollar Stores. The cash-and-stock deal has a value of $8.5 billion, company officials said. It heads off...
  • Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds

    Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds
    It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I'm sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it's certainly riding some...
  • Pink slips to 1,000 casino workers at Atlantic City's Trump Plaza

    ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement. The pink slips came as the company...
  • Phil Mickelson reportedly cleared of some insider-trading allegations

    Phil Mickelson stood near the top of the leaderboard at the U.S. Open on Thursday, shooting one-under par through 13 holes of the first round, but that wasn't the only good news for the famed golfer. In recent days, the Wall Street Journal broke a story...
  • Good news on, off course for Mickelson

    Good news on, off course for Mickelson
    PINEHURST, N.C. – Phil Mickelson would not ask for a mulligan on his Thursday. He played even-par golf before adoring crowds in the first round of the U.S. Open, and the New York Times reported that the FBI’s insider-trading investigation...
  • Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

     Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart
    The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. In a Monday letter...
  • Stock market up marginally after last week's rally

    Stock market up marginally after last week's rally
    The stock market nudged higher Monday after a handful of U.S. companies announced deals. Family Dollar's stock jumped following news that investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the company. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up five points, or 0.3...
  • Netflix Investors Vote to Keep Reed Hastings Both CEO and Chairman

    Netflix shareholders rejected a resolution Monday that would have split apart the company's CEO and chairman functions, preserving Reed Hastings' position in both roles. "Netflix has demonstrated extraordinary long-term success under the leadership of...
  • Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson Being Investigated by FBI in Insider Trading Probe: Report

    Activist shareholder Carl Icahn is being examined by federal authorities in an insider trading probe that also includes golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas sports bettor William "Billy" Walters, according to published reports. The Journal reported that...
  • Mickelson denies wrongdoing in SEC probe

    Mickelson denies wrongdoing in SEC probe
    Phil Mickelson on Saturday responded to claims that he is part of an insider trading investigation by saying he did “absolutely nothing wrong.” The five-time PGA major winner also said he is cooperating in the probe that is being conducted...