NEW YORK -- Car rental giant
reached a deal to smaller rival
( DTG) for about $2.3 billion.
Hertz will buy Dollar Thrifty for $87.50 a share in cash, a premium of 8% over Dollar Thrifty's closing price of $81 on Friday.
, the upscale jewelry retailer, is expected by analysts Monday to post second-quarter earnings of 74 cents a share, down from 86 cents a share a year earlier.
plans to unveil its so-called "iPad mini" and its next iPhone at two separate events in the next two months, according to a report.
Apple plans to debut its next generation iPhone at an event on Sept. 12, according to a report by
All Things D
, which cited anonymous sources. There also has been speculation that Apple would show off a smaller version of its popular iPad at the same time.
New York Times
sold Web site About.com to
for $300 million.
, the filtration-systems maker, is expected by analysts Tuesday to post quarterly earnings of 74 cents a share.
, the apparel maker, is seen posting quarterly profit of $1.20 a share.
-- Written by Joseph Woelfel
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