Battle for Poor Shoppers Fuels Dollar-Store Deal
The battle for America's poorest consumers intensified Monday with Dollar Tree's agreement to buy rival Family Dollar Stores for about $8.5 billion.
BP Reports Rise in Second-Quarter Profit
BP reported a rise in second-quarter replacement-cost profit to $3.18 billion, compared with $2.4 billion in the same period last year.
Deutsche Bank's Profit Falls
The German bank reported a fall in second-quarter net profit to $318.5 million, compared with $448.9 million a year earlier, hurt by lower revenue and higher taxes.