Select Income REIT to Buy Cole Corporate Income Trust

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Select Income agreed to acquire nonlisted real-estate investment trust Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal valued at $3 billion, including the assumption of $298 million of mortgage debt.

Can the New York Stock Exchange Be Saved?

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The NYSE's new owners have launched a bruising top-to-bottom renovation that includes shrinking the company and reshaping its culture.

Compuware to Be Taken Private

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Software developer Compuware agreed to be taken private by Thoma Bravo LLC for about $2.5 billion.

Dollar General Raises Family Dollar Bid to $9.1 Billion

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The battle for over U.S. retailing's discount aisle escalated, as Dollar General raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores and warned it could try a hostile takeover if its smaller rival doesn't agree to talks.

Conn's Cuts Outlook on Credit Weakness

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Furniture and appliance retailer Conn's Inc. reported lower-than-expected fiscal second-quarter earnings as more customers failed to make payments for its consumer credit division.

Anglo American CEO Open to Offers

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The chief executive of Anglo American, one of the world's largest mining companies, said he won't pull up the drawbridge if a compelling takeover offer arrives.

Halliburton to Settle Deepwater Horizon Claims for $1.1 Billion

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Halliburton Co. said it agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement covering a substantial majority of claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

Are Consumers Ready to Spend Again?

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Back to Work: Despite an improving U.S. economy, the retail industry—tied more closely to consumer spending than any other—is struggling.

Darden Leaves Four Board Seats for Starboard

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Darden Restaurants on Tuesday unveiled a new slate of nominees and structure for its board to be considered at its annual shareholder meeting in October.

Luxottica CEO Steps Down

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Luxottica Group SpA, the world's largest eyewear maker, said Andrea Guerra had stepped down as chief executive, as expected, after almost 10 years.

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