The stock market notched another first on Monday as the S&P 500 index nudged briefly past the 2,000-point mark and closed at its second record in a week.
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's $8.95 billion buyout offer, citing antitrust concerns, and reaffirms its support for a buyout offer from Dollar Tree.
A bidding war for a discount retailer and easing concerns about conflict in Ukraine helped send U.S. stock indexes higher Monday.
Dollar General is making a competing bid for competitor Family Dollar Stores. The $9.7 billion offer tops a previous offer from rival Dollar Tree.
Coca-Cola buys part of Monster Beverage, and Cisco announces layoffs, for the fourth summer in a row. An inhaled insulin is up, and healthier fries are out.
Despite popular opinion that he'll spend it (but on what?), Warren Buffett may just sit on Berkshire Hathaway's $55 billion cash hoard for a very long time.
Murdoch isn't buying Time Warner, and Sprint and T-Mobile aren't merging. Amazon, Google and Barnes & Noble expand same-day delivery in select markets.
Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's trying new strategies to appear more upscale to increasingly value-conscious diners.
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia shareholders will get a one-third stake in new company.
Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
For the first time, Southwest is flying outside the U.S., and its new routes to the Bahamas, Aruba and Jamaica are likely just the first expansion of many.
GE is in talks to sell its century-old household appliances business for as much as $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reports, citing anonymous sources.
Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for Time Warner has been rejected, it doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will soon stop changing.
Twenty-First Century Fox says it offered to buy Time Warner, a move that would unite two powerful media conglomerates, but Time Warner rebuffed its offer.
Cigarette-maker Reynolds American plans to buy rival Lorillard for about $25 billion in a deal to combine two of the nation's oldest tobacco companies.
Citigroup grabbed the spotlight Monday while Wall Street continued its march higher as earnings season started to kick into high gear.
Airline passengers these days seemingly are paying more for less. But Alaska Airlines is about to give travelers a lot more space for their onboard bags.
Twitter tests a buy now button. The Dutch airline KLM encounters turbulence with a tweet. And Facebook gets heat over manipulating its news feed.
Wall Street takes a tiny breather after the Dow and S&P hit new records but more action in mergers and acquisitions helps keep things interesting.
There were a lot of twists and turns but General Electric has just cleared the way to buy most of French power equipment-maker Alstom's assets.