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Big retailers including Target and Wal-Mart will not have to deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rule about disclosing the use of conflict minerals, the Wall Street Journal reports. While an earlier version of the rule would have applied to companies that sell products produced by outside contractors under their own brand, Wednesday’s SEC vote spared companies that don’t directly control the manufacture of their brand-name products.  The Dodd-Frank provision mandates that companies disclose their use of minerals like tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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