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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.
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 .
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.
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.
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)
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.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average skyrocketed out of the gate and never looked back, as traders cheered apparent progress between Russia and Ukraine .
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dow futures traded ahead 87.1 points. Nasdaq 100 futures were 20.3 points above fair market value.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:28 pm
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