VOL. 128 | NO. 142 | Tuesday, July 23, 2013
While Shelby County and city of Memphis government leaders have grappled with the loss of property value and its impact on the property tax rates for both governments, suburban leaders have a different reality.
Memphis musicians juggle making a living with making music
One morning a few days ago, Jeff Hulett woke up earlier than usual.
Real estate industry professionals will have the opportunity this week to learn more about major trends in the local real estate market, including residential and commercial sales, new housing, foreclosures and lending practices.
Shelby County Commissioners approved a $4.38 county property tax rate Monday, July 22, ending a budget season that spilled into the first 22 days of the new fiscal year.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis told a national television audience Monday, July 22, that he wants to “get back to doing important work.”
Wunderlich Securities Inc. has added FedEx Corp. to its stock coverage universe, initiating coverage of the package shipping giant with a “buy” rating and a $120 price target.
2269 Channel Ave., Memphis, TN 38106, Sale Amount: $1.1 million -
CHS Inc., an Inver Grove Heights, Minn.-based agribusiness, has paid $1.1 million for 18.5 acres at 2269 Channel Ave. on Presidents Island.
Donors and funders don’t necessarily tell you why they won’t fund your nonprofit. Many will make their evaluation based your organization’s presentation and reputation without sharing their objections. But, if you know the criteria by which you will be judged, you can proactively prepare.
Another week is in the books, resulting in another record close for both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500. Buoyed by some more accommodative comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke during Congressional testimony this week, investors took the occasion to prop the U.S. equity markets to new highs. Coinciding with Bernanke’s testimony, a deluge of second quarter corporate earnings announcements was released. As a reminder, in this space last week, we wrote,
NASHVILLE (AP) – A new state study shows Tennessee must improve its response to victims of human trafficking for recent changes in law to be effective.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Companies are increasingly confident the economy will grow at a modest pace over the next year and are hiring more, according to a survey of business economists.
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (AP) – Flowers Foods Inc. has completed its $355 million acquisition of several breads, bakeries and other assets from the company previously known as Hostess Brands.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans Monday proposed slashing cuts to environmental programs and funding for the Smithsonian Institution and the arts as they unveiled the latest legislation to implement the second year of budget cuts required under so-called sequestration.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. sales of previously occupied homes slipped in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.08 million but remain near a 3.5-year high.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is enrolling some star power to promote health care.