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Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar In $9.2 Bn Deal

New York (AFP) — U.S. discount retailers Dollar Tree and Family Dollar announced Monday a $9.2 billion merger that will create a huge chain of more than 13,000 stores across North America. Dollar Tree, which sells everything for $1 or less, will pay combination of $59.60 in cash and $14.90 equivalent in Dollar Tree shares […]

July 28, 2014

Federal Backstop For Terrorism Insurance Set To Expire

By Jenni Bergal, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — When a large hotel near the World Trade Center was destroyed in the 9/11 attacks and a second one severely damaged, the company that owned them — like many other businesses — was relieved they were covered by insurance. But after 9/11, the insurance industry, which ended up sustaining […]

July 15, 2014