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Talk of More Corporate Deals Sends Stocks Higher, Dow Above 14,000

Reports that retailers Office Depot and OfficeMax are discussing a merger came after big corporate deals for Heinz and Dell were announced in recent weeks. Some investors are betting that more deals could be on the way as buyers pay premium prices for publicly traded companies.

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.