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2014/12/23
Family Dollar Stores (FDO) said on Tuesday its special meeting of shareholders was adjourned, after it was determined there were insufficient votes to adopt the merger agreement with fellow discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) . The meeting was adjourned January 22, to be held at 9 a.m. Eastern in Charolotte, North Carolina.
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2014/12/23
By Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- A contentious five-month buyout battle for Family Dollar Stores Inc. may be finally nearing an end, as the discount retailer's shareholders are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the previously-announced merger agreement with smaller rival Dollar Tree Inc. On Monday, a Delaware court denied a motion by some Family Dollar (FDO) shareholders to block Tuesday's vote.
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2014/12/23
By Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch Family Dollar special shareholder meeting adjourned because of insufficient votes NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The contentious buyout battle for Family Dollar Stores Inc. will drag on for at least a sixth month, after a special meeting of the discount retailer's shareholders was adjourned because of "insufficient votes" to adopt a previously announced merger deal with smaller rival Dollar Tree Inc. The meeting was adjourned to 9 a.m. Eastern time on Jan.
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2015/1/8
By MarketWatch, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday's session are Family Dollar Stores Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., and Constellation Brands Inc. Family Dollar Stores(FDO) is projected to report fiscal first-quarter earnings of 62 cents a share, according to a consensus survey by FactSet.
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2014/12/15
By Simon Clark A former BlackRock Inc. fund manager has been banned from the U.K. finance industry for "not being fit and proper" because he repeatedly commuted to work in London without buying the correct rail ticket.
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2014/12/19
The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that the North Korean government is responsible for the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures (SNE) (JP:6758) . In a statement issued Friday, the FBI said it "now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions." Sony was hit by a cyber-attack after being warned not to release the comedy "The Interview," which depicts a fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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2015/2/26
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted in favor of so-called net neutrality rules.
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2015/1/7
Generic biotech drugs took one step closer to reality after a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended the agency approve a Novartis AG (NVS) version of Amgen's Inc.'s (AMGN) drug Neupogen, according to media reports late Wednesday.
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2014/12/9
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch 3 reasons to hate calorie counts on menus You probably had a sneaking suspicion that your favorite steak and frites meal wasn't helping to keep you in your skinny pants.
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2014/12/8
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch 3 reasons to hate calorie counts on menus You probably had a sneaking suspicion that your favorite steak and frites meal wasn't helping to keep you in your skinny pants.
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2015/2/19
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Critical information ahead of the market's open The Fed has spoken.
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2014/12/17
By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Oracle, American Apparel, Volcano Corp.
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2014/12/17
FedEx's stock (FDX) slumped 3% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the package delivery giant reported fiscal second-quarter profit and sales that missed expectations.
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2015/1/7
By Trey Williams, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Thirteen former United Airlines flight attendants are demanding to be rehired after being fired last summer for refusing to fly over what they said was a safety threat.
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2015/2/25
By Sue Chang and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Southwest Airlines pressured as jets grounded SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the companies whose shares are active in Wednesday's session: Gainers: First Solar Inc.(FSLR) said late Tuesday that it earned (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/first-solar-profit-nearly-triples-2015-02-24-17485226) $1.89 a share in the fourth quarter, surpassing the 77 cents expected by analysts polled by FactSet, but its quarterly sales of $1 billion missed estimates for $1.28 billion.
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2015/2/24
First Solar Inc. (FSLR) on Tuesday said it earned $192 million, or $1.89 a share, in the fourth quarter, compared with 64 cents a share a year ago.
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2015/2/11
By Sue Chang and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Genworth rallies on restructuring plan, AOL slumps SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Here are stocks making notable moves in the market on Wednesday: Gainers First Solar Inc.(FSLR) late Tuesday said Apple has committed $848 million to get 130 megawatts of power from First Solar's California Flats solar project in Monterey County, Calif.
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2015/2/2
By Sue Chang and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch S&P downgrades Netflix deeper into junk territory SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the market on Monday: Gainers First Solar Inc.(FSLR) was singled out as a "top idea" in the clean energy sector by analysts at Brean Capital on Monday.
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2015/2/24
By Sue Chang and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the companies whose shares are seeing active trade in Tuesday's session: Gainers: First Solar Inc.(FSLR) said late Monday it is in advanced negotiations (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/first-solar-sunpower-rally-in-after-hours-2015-02-23) with SunPower Corp.
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2015/2/23
By Wallace Witkowski and Sue Chang, MarketWatch Express Scripts shares rise on earnings beat SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of First Solar Inc. and SunPower Corp.
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2015/1/29
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Rival chains Whataburger, In-N-Out and Shake Shack keep winning taste tests From those "scary" Happy Meals to the recurring "pink slime" questions to the cheap shots at vegetarians -- neither consumers nor investors are lovin' what's been going on at McDonald's Corp.
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2015/1/31
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Rival chains Whataburger, In-N-Out and Shake Shack keep winning taste tests From those "scary" Happy Meals to the recurring "pink slime" questions to the cheap shots at vegetarians -- neither consumers nor investors are lovin' what's been going on at McDonald's Corp.
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2015/1/8
By Bryan Welsh The maker of the best-selling vehicle puts everything on the line with an untested material Ford's plan to shift its best selling F-150 trucks to an aluminum body is probably one of the boldest moves being made in car-manufacturing today, and there is no shortage of risk.
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2015/1/12
By Bryan Welsh The maker of the best-selling vehicle puts everything on the line with an aluminum body Ford's plan to shift its best selling F-150 trucks to an aluminum body is probably one of the boldest moves being made in car-manufacturing today, and there is no shortage of risk.
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2015/2/3
Ford Motor Company (F) said Tuesday U.S. sales rose 15% in January to 178,351 vehicles.
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2015/1/29
By MarketWatch, MarketWatch Google, Visa slated to report quarterly results after Thursday's close NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks likely to make notable moves in the market on Friday: Gainers Ford(F) is expected to report fourth-quarter earnings of 22 cents a share.
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2014/12/20
By Dan Neil Sexy farrier.
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2015/1/30
By Charles Passy A while back, I was nibbling on some fancy-schmancy chocolate bar --
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2015/1/28
By Charles Passy A while back, I was nibbling on some fancy-schmancy chocolate bar --
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2014/12/8
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Battered European shares may offer a good value play LONDON (MarketWatch) -- With the S&P 500 index and Dow Jones Industrial Average close to record highs, it could be a perfect time to bet big on Europe, HSBC said in a note on Monday.
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