| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:50 AM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Sept 9 (Reuters) - Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc , which operates two casinos in Atlantic City, joined the list of casino operators in New Jersey that have filed for bankruptcy.
The company, which Donald Trump founded but no longer controls, operates...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market.
Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially.
The offer Monday...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
An $8.5 billion merger creating North America's biggest dollar store chain could mean increased competition for mass discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. but less choice for shoppers.
In the Baltimore area and elsewhere, retail experts said, Dollar...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Mergers-and-acquisition types on Wall Street are no doubt cackling over the proposed $8.5-billion merger of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores -- and why not, since it was spurred in part by corporate sharpshooter Carl Icahn?
But the grim reality...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer received $63.6 million in compensation for the fiscal year ending March 31 -- about two-thirds of that in stock options.
The studio, which made the disclosure Tuesday in its proxy statement to shareholders, said that the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Vidilia Ormolea stayed true to her favorite casino here to the bitter end, squeezing in a final visit to Trump Plaza on Sunday — despite peeling wallpaper in the hotel rooms and other signs of a years-long decline.
The friendly staff kept her...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:58 AM
WILMINGTON — Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.'s first day in bankruptcy court in Wilmington Wednesday went off without a hitch.
Judge Kevin Gross approved all the standard motions needed for Trump to continue operating as it tries to work out a...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Paul Roberts is disappointed and his disquiet is boundless.
Facebook, General Motors, Wall Street, Carl Icahn, credit cards, same-day delivery, Netflix, sport utility vehicles, Wal-Mart, Big Data, Twitter, the Tea Party and jogging all add to his...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:42 AM
With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.
"Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...