The U.S. Supreme Court signaled it may tighten the time limits that apply when the Securities and Exchange Commission and other government agencies seek to impose fines on people and companies accused of fraud.
Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Lowe's Companies First Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call. This call is being recorded. (Operator Instructions). Statements made during this call will include forward-looking statement as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Management s expectations and opinions reflected in those statements are subject to risk and the company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Those risks are described in the Company's earnings release and in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.