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    Discount variety store chain Family Dollar Stores (FDO) disappointed investors last week with its fiscal third-quarter earnings report, but it is more important to focus on its merger agreement with Dollar Tree,Fiscal third-quarter adjusted earnings per share of 74 cents fell shy of estimates by 8 cents, while same-store sales climbed 0.70%, lower than the consensus estimate of 2%. But the merger wit...

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    Health insurer Humana Inc. (HUM) provided on Monday a profit outlook that was well below expectations, ahead of a conference call to discuss the deal announced over the holiday weekend Inc. for $37 billion. In a regulatory filing, Humana (HUM) said it now expects second-quarter adjusted earnings per share in the range of $1.60 to $1.65, and full- year adjusted EPS of $7.75. That compares with the FactSet consensus of $2.36 and $8.64, respectively.

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    Weight Watchers International (WTW) is beginning to turn heads. The company, which has lost 86 percent of its value since mid-December amid falling revenue and recent red ink, has attracted the attention of at least one suitor, The Post has learned. The suitor, an activist hedge fund, is talking with potential partners about making the New York company's majority owner an offer, three sources familiar with the situation said.

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    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said on Monday it was considering taking a significant minority stake in the loss-making Ukrainian unit of Raiffeisen Bank International. RBI has embarked on radical restructuring, scaling back in central and eastern Europe to strengthen its balance sheet.

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    Russian broadcaster CTC Media (CTCM) said on Monday it had received a $200 million offer for 75 percent of its operating assets in Russia and Kazakhstan from UTH Russia, part-owned by billionaire Alisher Usmanov.

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    U.S. cigarette giant Philip Morris International Inc (PM) plans to sell a stake worth at least $1 billion in Indonesian unit PT HM Sampoerna Tbk to comply with free-float rules, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Philip Morris (PM) currently owns 98.18 percent of Sampoerna, Indonesia's biggest cigarette maker by market value and which is worth $23 billion.

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    The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Headlines. Greece's eurozone future in doubt after decisive 'No' victory. Brazil to ease Petrobras pressure with offshore oil bill. Sabic pushes into Asia with South Korea deal. Turkey's banking sector heads for consolidation. Overview.

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    Berlin is wooing private investors including Macquarie and JP Morgan to take a stake in its much-delayed new international airport, German newspaper Bild wrote on Sunday. The investors are to be given confidential details of the airport's business plans so that they can make concrete offers, Bild am Sonntag said, without citing sources.