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  • Buying Used: Hot to choose a preowned vehicle that will provide years of loyal service.

    Prices on used vehicles have climbed due to reduced new vehicle sales the past several years, a drop in leasing and fewer trade-ins. Prices on fuel-efficient models have increased with particular speed, with values up 20 percent from January to May 2011,...
  • Family Dollar's board rejects Dollar General's latest offer

    Family Dollar's board of directors told shareholders Wednesday not to sell their stock to rival Dollar General, which is trying to buy the discount retailer in a $9.1 billion hostile bid. The board's recommendation, filed early Wednesday in securities...
  • China's antitrust regulators defend probes; Qualcomm inquiry nearly over

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's three anti-monopoly regulators on Thursday launched a vigorous defense of their recent investigations into foreign companies, which have prompted mounting international criticism, and said they are not targeting multinational...
  • Dollar General launches hostile bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General is taking its fight for Family Dollar directly to the company's shareholders, launching a hostile bid Wednesday that could circumvent Family Dollar's reluctant board of directors and help Dollar General win antitrust approval for the deal....
  • Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

    Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid
    (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the company. The move could throw a wrench in Family Dollar's...
  • Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 billion Family Dollar bid: sources

    Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 billion Family Dollar bid: sources
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Dollar General Corp is preparing to go hostile as soon as this week in its bid to buy rival Family Dollar Stores , taking its $9.1 billion offer directly to shareholders after being spurned twice by its smaller rival, ...
  • Family Dollar, Dollar Tree receive second antitrust review request

    Family Dollar and suitor Dollar Tree said Tuesday that they've received a request for more information about their planned combination from federal antitrust regulators. But the two companies said they don't think the second request from the Federal...
  • AbbVie sued by FTC for paying to delay generic drug

    AbbVie sued by FTC for paying to delay generic drug
    The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against North Chicago-based AbbVie and a partner, alleging the companies illegally blocked consumer access to generic versions of the testosterone replacement drug AndroGel in order to reap hundreds of...
  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's revised buyout offer

    Family Dollar announced Friday morning that its board of directors has spurned rival Dollar General's latest buyout offer due to continued concerns over antitrust issues. The announcement comes just three days after Dollar General increased its offer for...
  • Family Dollar rejects sweetened takeover offer from Dollar General

    Family Dollar Stores Inc. rejected a $9.1-billion takeover offer from rival discounter Dollar General Corp., raising the possibility that Dollar General will make a hostile bid for its smaller competitor. Family Dollar cited antitrust concerns for...
  • A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]

    A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]
    From ice bucket challenges to the upcoming midterm elections, we are reminded again and again how the Internet has changed the way we live and connect and organize. Digital equality has become fundamental to economic, cultural and political equality....