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5 Things to Watch on Wall Street This Week

From the launch of the Xbox One to home improvement chains stepping up with fresh financials, here are some of the things that will help shape this week on Wall Street.

5 Things to Watch This Week: Disney, Pandora, Taxes, Staples, and Facebook

From the country's leading social networking website introducing a new site redesign to the leading digital music service explaining why it's capping usage, there will be plenty of news waiting to break in the coming days. Let's go over some of the items that will help shape the week that lies ahead on Wall Street.

5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

It's been a hectic week in the world of business, from a Office Depot prematurely announcing a big merger to analysts raising their price targets on Google, to Burger King getting hacked. Here's a rundown of this week's biggest wins and losses.

Office Depot Agrees to Buy OfficeMax in Stock Deal

Office Depot said Wednesday it will buy OfficeMax in an all-stock deal that would transform office-supply retail sector. The companies said holders of OfficeMax shares will receive 2.69 shares of Office Depot for every OfficeMax share they own. That's equal to about $13.50 per share.

Staples Gets a Surprising Roommate: Amazon.com

Amazon has been rolling out a fleet of lockers for its customers since late last year -- a way to buy from the online retail king without having your item shipped to your home. Now, in an unexpected partnership, it's about install some of those locker banks inside Staples stores.

Is Amazon Hurting Staples?

It once seemed that Staples and other office supply stores were largely immune from Amazon's competition, with local advantages that the online superstore couldn't match. Now, however, Staples finds itself putting together a battle plan against Bezos & Co.

4 Tips to Beat the Back-to-School Shopping Blues

Ready or not, it's time for back-to-school season. Like the Christmas shopping season, it seems to begin earlier every year, and you have to play the game if you want to catch the sales. Or do you? Personal finance guru Jean Chatzky has some surprising advice for parents.

Family Money: How to Cash In on Your Old Electronics

Every day, Americans throw out more than 350,000 cell phones and 130,000 computers. But we're passing up a tidy sum -- plus some potential tax deductions -- by dumping them in the trash or leaving them to gather dust.

9 Big Companies That Will Disappear in 2012

As surprising as it may seem to many of us when large corporations with familiar brands vanish suddenly from the scene, it happens. Major companies like Saab, Borders, and Countrywide -- just to same a recent few -- are now history. Who's next? Read on ...

Spring Is in the Air for Retail M&A

Retailers are getting back to business after the recession and showing stronger earnings, making them attractive targets for private equity investors -- and each other.

Black Friday deals already online!

The turkey hasn't even been cooked, but retailers are already lowering prices for Black Friday online. BlackFriday.info tracked down 16 stores that...