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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik writes the daily blog “The Economy Hub.” His business column appears every ...

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Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik

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The dollar store merger shows just how badly Americans are doing

The dollar store merger shows just how badly Americans are doing

July 29, 2014

Mergers-and-acquisition types on Wall Street are no doubt cackling over the proposed $8.5-billion merger of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores -- and why not, since it was spurred in part by corporate sharpshooter Carl Icahn?

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