Washington, DC, November 1--Personal income rose 0.2% after rising a revised 0.3% in August, the Commerce Department said Monday. August personal income was earlier reported as having risen 0.4%.
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Federal Way, WA, October 29--Weyerhaeuser said it has acquired a two-thirds ownership in Aracruz Produtos de Madeira S.A., a subsidiary of Aracruz Cellulose S.A. Terms were not disclosed.
Belfast, Ireland, October 27--U2 star Adam Clayton is to sell off his collection of exotic carpets worth over £200,000 at a special auction at Christies in London.
Washington, DC, October 8--After setting unprecedented highs this year, home sales should ease but remain historically strong, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Bloomfield Hills, MI, October 5--Pulte Homes Inc. on Monday warned third-quarter earnings from continuing operations would fall short of its earlier forecast.
Mooresville, NC, November 15--Lowe's today reported net earnings of $522 million for the quarter ended October 29, 2004, a 15.5 percent increase over the same period a year ago.
Omaha, NE, November 8--Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company run by Warren Buffett, said late Friday that third-quarter net income fell 37 percent after hurricane losses at its insurance divisions.
New York, NY, November 8--Business lobbyists are confident they will now be able to win congressional approval for legislation to end asbestos litigation, according to a published report.
Tempe, AZ, November 1-- The pace of growth at U.S. factories slowed in October. The Institute for Supply Management said its index of national manufacturing activity fell to 56.8 in October from 58.50 in September.
Linwood, PA, October 29-- Foamex has named David A. Lieberman to the company's board of directors. Lieberman will also serve on the board's audit committee.