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Dodd-Frank Act's Efforts to Promote Responsible Sourcing of Conflict Minerals Stumbles Forward

The latest development in the continuing saga of implementing the conflict mineral disclosure provisions established in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ( 1,136 more words

United States Securities Law

Publish the list -- hold the irony

by Cydney Posner

As required by section 1502(d)(3)(C) of Dodd-Frank, the U.S. Commerce Department has compiled and posted (albeit more than a year late) a… 404 more words


US durable goods orders jump on demand for planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July. But most of the strength came from demand for commercial aircraft, which tends to fluctuate sharply from month to month. 512 more words


Stats Show Slow Connecticut Growth

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - New federal statistics show economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009. 114 more words


July Housing Starts Surge | Consumer Inflation Tame | Home Depot Records Positive Earnings

Tuesday – August 19

The housing sector received positive news today signaling that the recovery may be back on track after stalling in the second half of last year. 206 more words

Mortgage & Market News

This New Satellite Will Make Google Maps Much Better

Digitalglobe’s new satellite will let any private buyer purchase images so sharp, they can identify individual trees and cars on the ground.

A few months ago, the Commerce Department made a small change that has big ramifications for… 1,165 more words


Car Sales Contribute to Weakest Retail Sales This Year

(NEW YORK) — U.S. retail sales fell flat last month, amounting to the weakest reading for retailers since the beginning of the year, the Commerce Department reported on Wednesday. 216 more words