Economy in U.S. Eked Out Gain to End 2012 as Trade Gap Shrank

Economy in U.S. Eked Out Gain to End 2012 as Trade Gap Shrank

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Growth in the home-improvement industry should keep pace with the overall economy, Robert Niblock, chief executive officer of Lowe’s Cos., the second-biggest home improvement retailer, said on a Feb. 25 earnings call.