Major retailers such as Wal-Mart (WMT), Costco (COST), and Target (TGT) appear to have avoided a...

Major retailers such as Wal-Mart (WMT), Costco (COST), and Target (TGT) appear to have avoided a costly Dodd-Frank requirement that would have forced them to closely monitor the sources of the minerals used in their products to determine if they are tied to violence in Africa.. After taking on heat from the industry, the SEC voted to exempt companies that don't exert direct control over the manufacturing of so-called conflict minerals.

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  • youngman442002
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    What a stupid political regulation...this is why the USA is failing...this is why business..Manufacturin... growth is leaving...just absurd
    23 Aug 2012, 07:25 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    wierd will not let me put a g on the end of manufacturing...
    23 Aug 2012, 07:27 AM Reply Like
  • maudie
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    It's a new regulation, no g's.
    23 Aug 2012, 08:30 AM Reply Like
  • Foosie
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    The SEC voted.....spare me. What a waste of our tax dollars. The only ones making money are the attorneys and SEC wonks.
    23 Aug 2012, 08:25 AM Reply Like
  • jw4golf
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    any regulation named dodd/frank has to be dumb considering its namesake.
    23 Aug 2012, 11:09 AM Reply Like
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