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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Home Depot Inc.
Representatives from six national businesses sent a letter to D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Wednesday urging him to veto "misguided" legislation that would raise minimum hourly wages at large retail stores.
Business leaders from six national companies are requesting D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray veto legislation that would raise minimum hourly wages at large retail stores.
Lenny Kravitz has signed on for his first leading film role, playing singer Marvin Gaye in a biopic that will be shot next year.
The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, before the financial crisis nearly unraveled the U.S. economy. But the marker didn't last long.
Stocks edged higher Friday afternoon as spreading optimism about the U.S. economy boosted companies that benefit from broad economic growth. BlackBerry maker Research in Motion plunged after slashing its forecast for holiday sales.
The debt deal rally lasted all of 30 minutes. After gaining 139 points minutes after the market opened Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average sharply reversed course, shedding all of those gains after a key manufacturing index tumbled in July.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell below 11,000 for the first time in nearly a month Tuesday as worries mounted about inflation in Asia and as European leaders met to discuss a bailout of Ireland.
With President Obama scheduled to make his first official visit to China next week, Amnesty International is urging him "to candidly address grave human rights concerns." Failure to do so "would send the wrong signal," the organization says in a Nov. 3 letter to the president.
ATLANTA (AP) - Home Depot Chief Executive Frank Blake was questioned yesterday by investors, who also shop in his company's stores, on the retailer's commitment to customer service.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Chrysler got a taste of its new owner's swift and decisive style yesterday as its chief executive was demoted and the former head of Home Depot was tapped to lead the automaker through a major restructuring.
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