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Stanley Black & Decker Hints at Splitting Off Its Security Business

Recent comments made by Stanley Chairman and CEO John Lundgren may indicate the company is exploring a security business spinoff to boost its share price.


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A report by the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general notes that the Secret Service took more than a year to make repairs to the broken alarm system at George H.W. Bush’s Houston home. SSI Staff · April 23, 2015

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