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Home Depot posts $1.6B net income in 1Q

Retailer improves fiscal year sales guidance on sales gains
Trey Garrison
The largest home improvement retailer, Home Depot, reported big gains in sales and net income — so much in fact they've raised their sales guidance for the rest of 2015.
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Home Depot profit rises on housing market recovery

Beats earnings expectations
Brena Swanson
The home improvement store reported strong fourth-quarter earnings as strength across the store, the recovering housing market and solid execution aided the company in 2014.
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SEC filings reveal BlackRock’s substantial interest in housing

Ownership disclosures show breadth of empire
Ben Lane
Over the last few weeks, HousingWire has chronicled the stock ownership disclosures of BlackRock, revealing that the company holds significant interest in many of housing’s biggest names, including Altisource Residential, CoreLogic and Lowe’s. As it turns out, those disclosures only scratch the surface of how deep BlackRock’s roots extend into housing.
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NYSE canceling suspicious Home Depot stock trades

Stock plummeted nearly 10% in less than a minute
Ben Lane
The New York Stock Exchange reviewed and subsequently canceled a series of trades involving Home Depot that took place during a one-minute period on Tuesday, according to a report from Marketwatch.
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Home Depot warns customers with stolen email addresses

Recommends customers be alert for phishing emails
Ben Lane
Home Depot today emailed the millions of customers whose email addresses were stolen in the massive data breach that also compromised 56 million payment cards: "In all likelihood this event will not impact you, but we recommend that you be on the alert for phony emails requesting personal or sensitive information."
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Home Depot hackers also stole 53 million emails

Massive data breach gets worse
Ben Lane
In addition to the previously disclosed theft of the payment card data, Home Depot said Thursday that files containing approximately 53 million email addresses were also stolen, but advised that the files did not contain passwords, payment card information or sensitive personal information.
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Home Depot breach cost credit unions almost $60M

CUNA calls for Congressional action; 7.2 million cards affected
Trey Garrison
The data security breach at Home Depot stores in September cost credit unions nearly $60 million to reissue cards, deal with fraud and cover other costs, according to the results of a new survey of credit unions conducted by the Credit Union National Association.
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Home Depot credit card breach surpasses Target's

Estimates 56 million credit cards breached
Brena Swanson
Home Depot continues to investigate its massive credit card breach, which is shaping up to be bigger than Target’s breach back in December 2013. And the true financial costs of the breach have yet to be determined.
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Home Depot confirms massive credit card data breach

Breach began in April, stretched into September
Ben Lane
The company said that anyone who used a debit or credit card at its U.S. or Canadian stores since April may have had their data stolen. The company said that its investigation into the breach is still ongoing.
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Home Depot may be victim of ginormous credit card data breach

Many times larger than Target?
Ben Lane
The report states that a massive batch of stolen credit and debit cards went on sale in the “cybercrime underground” on Tuesday morning and that multiple banks are reporting that they are seeing evidence that the stolen credit data may have come from Home Depot stores.
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