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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    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...
  • Dollar General enters the bidding for Family Dollar

    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...
  • Dollar Tree/Family Dollar merger could create Wal-Mart rival but hurt consumers

    Dollar Tree/Family Dollar merger could create Wal-Mart rival but hurt consumers
    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...
  • The dollar store merger shows just how badly Americans are doing

    The dollar store merger shows just how badly Americans are doing
    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...
  • Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Paid $63.6 Million for Fiscal 2014

    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...
  • Liberal Arts Deliver Lifetime Skills

    Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose? For many — in fact,...
  • 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...
  • As Apple stock drops, Carl Icahn buys $500 million more in shares

    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-...