Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:DG’

Finding Value In Family Dollar Stores, Inc., Dollar General Corp. & Dollar Tree, Inc.

August 19th, 2014

investTara Clarke: Today (Monday), Family Dollar stock (NYSE: FDO) shot up 4.93% to finish at $79.81 a share following a $9.7 billion bid by Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) to take over the second-biggest deep discounter. Dollar General stock also tacked on an Read more…


The Great Decade-Long Run For Dollar Stores May Be Over

August 18th, 2014

familydollarA bidding war for Family Dollar Stores, Inc.(NYSE:FDO) burst into the open Monday, with Dollar General Corp.(NYSE:DG) offering $9.7 billion in cash to best Dollar Tree Inc.’s (DLTR) $9.2 billion cash-and-stock Read more…


Can Carl Icahn Revitalize Retail ETFs?

June 13th, 2014

Carl Ichan1If you want to invest like billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, you need to have full faith on the U.S. retail industry. Last week, Icahn along with his affiliates bought a 9.4% stake in the discount store retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO) for nearly $265.8 million. Read more…


Winter Is Crushing The Retail Sector

February 18th, 2014

retail etfGeorge Leong: Old Man Winter appears to be killing the retail sector (NYSEARCA:XRT) and the economic renewal. Extreme cold and nasty weather has engulfed about 70% of the country, reaching as far south as Georgia, North Carolina, and Texas, Read more…


Advance 3Q GDP Growth Reading Doesn’t Tell The Whole Story

November 11th, 2013

money and investing: The market was impressed with the advance reading for the third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth last Thursday. The fact is that with the Q3 GDP growth at 2.8%, the news was a relief, as it was much better than Read more…


The Middle Class In The U.S. Economy Is On The Verge of Collapse

September 9th, 2013

Economy recession: It’s the elephant in the room no one wants to talk about… Read more…


Why The Retail Sector Is A Screaming BUY

February 12th, 2013

retail-shoppingGeorge Leong: The retail sector showed some strong spending in January, which could bode well for the remainder of the year, given the improved jobs growth, higher home prices and property wealth, and the aversion of higher taxes for those individuals earning less than $400,000 per year. Read more…


Why Consumer Staples Continue To Outperform (XLP, SPY, DG, MCD, PG)

August 15th, 2012

Tom Essaye: Markets have seen a strong rally in recent weeks mainly off of the belief that European officials are committed to saving the euro, something the market was not sure of until recently. Furthermore, there are prospects for more quantitative easing Read more…


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