At The Motley Fool, we know our readers like to be informed. Here's a quick look at today's most relevant financial news, boiled down to what you need to know.
Telefonica reports first loss in nine years
Spanish telecom titan Telefonica
E*TRADE is off the market
After a strategic review, online brokerage firm E*TRADE Financial
Dillard's posts strong earnings
Discount retailer Dillard's
Citigroup sells EMI to highest bidders
EMI Group, which Citigroup
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