ATLANTA (AP) — Home Depot reported better-than-expected profit and revenue in the fourth quarter and comparable-store sales jumped as the company continues to ride a sustained recovery in the housing market. The nation’s largest home improvement retailer boosted its quarterly ...Read More »
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BEIJING (AP) — Move over, New York City: Beijing is the new “Billionaire Capital of the World.” The Chinese capital has overtaken the Big Apple as home to the most billionaires — 100 to 95 — according to Hurun, a ...Read More »
NEW YORK (AP) — Office Depot Inc. swung to a fourth-quarter profit, but the results fell shy of expectations as sales fell amid a weak market for office supplies. Meanwhile, rival Staples is working to complete its buyout of the ...Read More »
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Preliminary work is beginning on the replacement for the Bonner Bridge on the Outer Banks. Officials with the state Transportation Department say PCL Constructors will begin preliminary work on the bridge Tuesday, weather permitting. The contractor ...
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