Marketplace AM for May 24, 2007
Posted In: Retail, Wall Street
Home Depot holds its annual shareholder meeting in Atlanta this morning. Last year's was one of the most, well, we'll call it "interesting" of all time. Can the new CEO whip the meeting and the company back into shape? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The EEOC issued new guidelines yesterday on what might constitute illegal discrimination against workers with family obligations. The agency hopes the guidelines will help people balance family and work life, Pat Loeb reports.
Manufacturing giant GE is touting its green credentials, saying sales of energy-friendly products are on the rise. But what about those still-dirty diesel locomotives? The company says it's taking a "balanced" approach.
Posted In: Taxes, Wall Street
Robert Reich got a lotta mail about his suggestion to tax private equity earnings as income. Seems folks think fund managers would just move that money offshore instead. He says if that's the case, they should follow their cash and get the heck out.