Business Briefs

December 2005
Home Textiles Today;12/19/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p16
Trade Publication
The article offers business news items in the United States for the month of December 2005. Economists from the University of California in Los Angeles have predicted a volatile year for US financial markets in 2006. The December 2005 Credit Managers' Index, an index of business conditions and companies' ability to pay their bills, represents economic growth. The Mooresville, North Carolina-based home improvement chain Lowe's Cos. Inc. plans to build a flatbed distribution center in Saint Joseph, Missouri.


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