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Longshoremen and cargo carriers reportedly agree to a 30-day extension of contract talks,...

Longshoremen and cargo carriers reportedly agree to a 30-day extension of contract talks, temporarily averting a potentially crippling strike at U.S. East Coast and Gulf ports. Shares of Home Depot (HD) and Lowe's (LOW), seen as especially vulnerable to a port strike, begin to turn positive.
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  • WMARKW
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    Interesting how a few can put the whole economy at significant risk.
    28 Dec 2012, 06:03 PM Reply Like
  • CaladesiKid2
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    Time will tell whether a strike has been averted or simply postponed. Either way, the American public should be alarmed that such a few, greedy dock workers can have such an outsized impact on our economy.
    30 Dec 2012, 11:36 AM Reply Like
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