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W&D Weekly
July 13, 2011
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The Talk

By John G. Swanson, Editor/Associate Publisher

You probably noticed that today's WDweekly looks a little different. And if you look closely at the top, you'll see there's a link to view a new mobile version of WDweekly. We know many of you were already looking at WDweekly on your smartphones and we suspect many more will going forward, so we're pleased to introduce this new streamlined option today.

And we will continue to evolve. But we'd like your help.  We haven't done it often, but we thought we'd use this week's poll to ask how you'd like to read WDweekly and news from And we'd love to hear from you too. Tell us what you think of our current electronic offerings and how they could be improved.  We'd also like to know, how are you reading newspapers and magazines?  What about business publications?  Do you need an app for that now?  Email me or post a comment.

Up or Down for 2011?
The poll results are not very encouraging, and I guess that should not be too big a more
My preference for reading WDweekly would be:
On my laptop or desktop computer.
On my smart phone.
On an iPad or tablet.
On my laptop or desktop computer.
On my smart phone.
On an iPad or tablet.

The Outside View
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From NAHB Eye on the Economy
HIRI Sentiment Tracking Points to Increase in Consumer Spending
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CR Laurence Acquires U.S. Aluminum
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