Home improvement store operators

FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the sun shines from behind the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 23. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 23, 2018 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Wednesday as banks drop along with bond yields. That comes after the market slipped at the end of the previous day's trading. Energy and industrial companies are also down. Investors are concerned about the European economy after a measure of business...
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FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the sun shines from behind the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 23. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 23, 2018 - 10:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Wednesday morning after a weak finish the day before, and energy and industrial companies are taking some of the worst losses. Investors are concerned about the European economy after a measure of business activity fell to an 18-month low in May. Target is...
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FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 22. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 22, 2018 - 10:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies and banks are rising Tuesday morning as U.S. stocks head higher for the second day in a row. Automakers are climbing after China said it will reduce auto import duties, another sign the two powers are resolving some of their differences on trade. Chipmaker...
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FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, a man walks in front of a Sears sign in San Bruno, Calif. In a move announced Monday, May 14, Sears Holdings Corp. says a special committee of its board is starting a formal process to explore the sale of its Kenmore brand and related assets. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
May 14, 2018 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. is considering selling its storied Kenmore brand along with other related assets. The ailing company, which operates department stores under the Sears and Kmart names, says a special committee of its board is starting a formal process to explore the sale. The...
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Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, left, and Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt listen to President Donald Trump speak during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 09, 2018 - 7:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has met with families of two men whose deaths were linked to a toxic compound in a widely sold paint stripper, weeks after lawmakers pressed him about an Obama-era rule that would limit sales to consumers. Kathy Davis, the...
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This undated photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows Armando Juarez. Juarez is accused of shooting and critically wounding multiple Dallas police officers and hurting an employee at a Home Depot store as he led law enforcement on a high-speed car chase before he was captured in a late-night arrest Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Police arrested Juarez on charges of aggravated assault on a public servant and felony theft. (Dallas County Sheriff's Department via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 5:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The gunman accused of opening fire at a Dallas home improvement store — killing one police officer and critically injuring two others — was initially detained because he was acting suspiciously and may have tried to steal from the store, an arrest warrant revealed Wednesday. An off-...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 23, 2018. U.S. stocks are mixed Monday morning as health care and industrial companies make gains and energy companies slip with oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 23, 2018 - 6:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note drew closer to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014. Investors once again...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, the Kenmore Elite Smart French Door Refrigerator appears on display at a Sears store in West Jordan, Utah. Private equity firm ESL Investments is offering to buy struggling Sear’s Kenmore brand and home improvement unit. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
April 23, 2018 - 12:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears' biggest shareholder appears to be pushing for a breakup of the 125-year-old company that has survived two world wars and the Great Depression. Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert — whose hedge fund has forwarded millions in funding to keep the ailing chain afloat — has asked the...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 23, 2018. U.S. stocks are mixed Monday morning as health care and industrial companies make gains and energy companies slip with oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 23, 2018 - 12:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Monday with health care and technology companies and retailers leading the way. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note is getting close to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014. Aluminum producers are...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, the Kenmore Elite Smart French Door Refrigerator appears on display at a Sears store in West Jordan, Utah. Private equity firm ESL Investments is offering to buy struggling Sear’s Kenmore brand and home improvement unit. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
April 23, 2018 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Lampert's hedge fund, Sears' biggest shareholder, has asked the struggling retailer to sell the Kenmore brand and its home improvement business, the company confirmed Monday. The private equity firm ESL Investments said that it might buy the assets if the company is willing to...
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