December 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/29/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 52, pP15
The article offers news briefs on businesses in the U.S. as of December 29, 2008. The economy declines at a 0.5 percent annual pace in the third quarter. The purchases of single-family houses decreased by 76 percent in November. The Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $640 million to settle 63 federal and state class actions claiming that the firm cheated hourly workers and forced them to work through breaks.


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