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Nelson Peltz's Trian Group Buys 6.6% of Family Dollar

Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Group has taken an approximately 6.6% stake in Family Dollar, saying the stock is currently undervalued in the market, according to a Wednesday SEC filing. Shares of the discount retailer jumped 6.9% in early trading.

Face-Off on Stocks: Dividend-Paying Retail Plays

Retailers posted mixed results for June same-store sales, with some big surprises -- Abercrombie & Fitch -- and some major disappointments -- Target. Take a look at the bull and bear arguments for some retail stock picks.

Family Dollar Recalls 1.8 Million Toy Sets

Family Dollar Stores is recalling 1.8 million toy dart gun sets following reports of two boys choking to death on the darts, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

Investing in the latest census data

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the minority population in the United States reached an estimated 104.6 million, or 34 percent of the nation's...