Obama announces plan to tighten security for debit cards used for federal benefits

...by example, to nudge the broader financial industry and retailers toward more secure standards.Obama noted that Home Depot Inc., Target Corp., Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plan to install payment terminals in their stores equipped...

Home Depot second quarter profit climbs 14 percent

...estimates, and the Atlanta company raised its full-year earnings forecast again.For the three months ended Aug. 3, Home Depot Inc. earned $2.05 billion, or $1.52 per share. A year earlier it earned $1.8 billion, or $1.24 per share...

The Home Depot reports earnings increase

ATLANTA - The Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement store chain, reported...Street's expectations by a penny a share. --- On the Net: The Home Depot Inc.: http://www.homedepot.com

Home Depot Cuts Prices

...back burner. Starting today, The Home Depot Inc. is cutting its prices on up to...Here's the tip of the day:The Home Depot Inc. has launched a nationwide discount...according to officials at The Home Depot Inc.Here are sample prices for discounted...

Business news

...one less week in the period.The No. 1 home improvement-retailer raised its quarterly dividend by 21 percent.Home Depot Inc. earned $1.01 billion, or 73 cents per share, for the three months ended Feb. 2. That compares with $1.02...

Business news

...expectations and the company raised its full-year earnings and revenue expectations.For the three months ended Aug. 4, Home Depot Inc. earned $1.8 billion, or $1.24 per share. That compares with $1.53 billion, or $1.01 per share, a...

Companies start to add up losses from Superstorm Sandy

...casinos, insurance companies and retailers tally the damage.On the flip side, companies such as Lowe's Cos. and Home Depot Inc. could benefit as people load up on generators and other supplies needed for the rebuilding effort. There are signs...

US housing recovery providing a lift to modest economic recovery

...25,000 jobs a month next year.Home improvement chains are benefiting. In addition to Lowe's higher earnings, Home Depot Inc. last week reported slightly higher third-quarter net income. And Home Depot raised its full-year forecast...

Home Depot CEO blames slack service on sagging shares

By JAMES COVERT Dow Jones Newswires NEW YORK (Dow Jones/AP) - Home Depot Inc.'s top executive on Friday blamed declines in the quality of customer service on a recent plunge in the price of its stock...

Home Depot sees early signs of improving housing market

ATLANTA - The Home Depot Inc. is feeling more optimistic about the recovery of the housing market after customers spent more on sprucing up their homes in...