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19 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Emily's List Attacks Perdue in Georgia Senate Race

Emily's List , a group that advocates on behalf of Democratic candidates who support abortion rights, will launch a $1 million ad campaign Friday targeting Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue , focusing on a discrimination lawsuit filed by women at a company he ran.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Georgia, Saxby Chambliss, Retail

Yesterday | Business Journal

Analysts: Dollar General must address antitrust concerns to win Family Dollar

Analysts say Dollar General Corp. needs to address Family Dollar's concerns about antitrust issues for a deal to go through.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com

Thu Aug 21, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Dow Jones Industrial Average Set to Rally; Dollar-Store Drama Heats Up

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is pointed higher in pre-market action, with the blue-chip index on track to continue Wednesday's positive momentum .

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Financial Markets, Opinion, Day Trading, Personal Finance

Insider Monkey

Dollar General Corp. (DG), Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA), Vipshop...

As we reported last month , Tiger Global Management 's* star hedge fund Tiger Global, managed by Feroz Dewan , returned 6.1% in June, and more than 15.2% in the first semester of 2014, widely outperforming the S&P 500 index.

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Related Topix: Retail

ABC News

EMILY's List Drops Big Money in Georgia Senate Race

EMILY's List, the political action committee that supports pro-abortion-rights Democratic female candidates, has bought $1 million of air time in Atlanta's media market to run a TV ad attacking the business record of Republican Senate candidate and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue, the group told ABC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Retail

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The conference f... )--Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud applications for finance, announced today the opening of a new European customer support hub in Dublin, Ireland.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Ireland, World News,

Investor's Business Daily

Dollar General Sends Letter to Family Dollar's Board of Directors

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-- -- Dollar General Corporation today announced it has sent the following letter to the Board of Directors of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. We have reviewed the Form S-4 on the background of your current merger agreement with Dollar Tree.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services, Goodlettsville, TN, Family Dollars Stores

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Will Dollar Tree up the ante to win Family Dollar?

Dollar Tree Inc. must consider its options as Family Dollar Stores Inc. weighs a competing offer from Dollar General Corp. Dollar Tree Inc.'s $8.5 billion bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. was supposed to be its best and final offer -- but was it? Family Dollar released a statement saying it will consider that offer, valued at $78.50 per share, as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tree.com, Retail, Family Dollars Stores

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Upgrades: The Home Depot, Inc., Dollar General Corp., and Urban Outfitters, Inc.

The firm also hiked its full-year earnings outlook, and said it plans to buy back $3.5 billion shares by the end of the fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Home Depot, Retail, Apparel, Household Products, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar Tree Stores, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

Will Dollar General (DG) Stock Be Helped By This Analyst Action?

"We also believe synergies are understated at $550-$600 million and could ultimately be closer to $1 billion.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Dow Jones Industrial Average Soars Triple Digits, Nasdaq Notches New High

The Dow Jones Industrial Average skyrocketed out of the gate and never looked back, as traders cheered apparent progress between Russia and Ukraine .

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Related Topix: Retail, Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com, Family Dollars Stores, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Opinion, Financial Markets

Iol.co.za

US futures up as Ukraine concern eases

US stock index futures were higher on Monday, as the threat of an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine appeared to lessen and the latest round of merger action supported equities.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores

The Washington Post

U.S. Stocks Rise on Ukraine Talks as Dollar General Gains

U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest weekly gain since July for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, as tensions eased over global conflicts and Dollar General Corp. rallied on merger activity.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Markets, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, Monster Worldwide, Human Resources, Advertising, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Investment Services

TheStreet.com

Why Dollar General (DG) Stock Is Climbing In Pre-Market Trading Today

Dollar General, which has 11,000 stores across the country, said that the merger would provide between $550 million and $600 million in savings through profit synergies three years after the deal closed if Family Dollar accepts.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett

Investor's Business Daily

Stocks Kick Up Solid Gains; Dollar General, KapStone Climb

The Dow Jones industrial average kicked up 0.8% at the start of trade. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 rolled ahead 0.7% each.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, The Dow Company, Retail, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services

Investor's Business Daily

Stock Futures Steer Higher; Dollar General, Akorn Rising

Dow futures traded ahead 87.1 points. Nasdaq 100 futures were 20.3 points above fair market value.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Retail, Medicine, Financial Services, Akorn, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Healthcare Industry, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Dollar Tree Stores

WATE-TV Knoxville

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

New York's Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

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ABC News

Dollar General Enters Bidding for Family Dollar

There's now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree's bid.

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Seeking Alpha

Wal-Mart's Ecommerce Push Is A Threat To Dollar Stores And Category Killers

Wal-Mart's cash flow gives it the resources to build a massive online retail operation that is a direct ship to small box discounters.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Office Equipment, Office Depot, Dollar Tree Stores, Staples, Tree.com

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Top U.S. Hedge Funds Up Dollar General, Walgreen Stakes

Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Allergan, Biotech

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