NASHVILLE (AP) – The House committee that killed last year's version of a bill to allow wine sales in Tennessee grocery stores on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted in favor of giving cities the ability to hold referendums on the proposal.
5. Bulk Mixers of Prescribed Drugs Get More Scrutiny - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is taking a half step toward increasing federal oversight of so-called compounding pharmacies that custom mix medications in bulk, a year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid pain injections killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds more.6. Nasdaq Resumes Stock Trading After 3-Hour Outage - Friday, August 23, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange resumed Thursday after a three-hour halt caused by a technical glitch.
Other exchanges were operating normally.
Nasdaq trading resumed at 3:25 p.m. EDT after being halted shortly after noon because of problems with a quote dissemination system. The Nasdaq composite rose in afternoon trading.7. Lasting Impression - Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Matthew Snape was working for a blacksmith in his native United Kingdom when he got the opportunity to do a demonstration at the Metal Museum.
“I fancied coming back,” said Snape, 34. “I felt like it was time for a change, and I was fortunate enough to get it, and here I am.”8. World Looks to Bernanke to Clarify Stimulus Plans - Tuesday, June 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Is the era of ultra-low interest rates nearing an end? That's the question – and the fear – Chairman Ben Bernanke will face this week when he takes questions after a Federal Reserve policy meeting.9. Storm's Cost May Hit $50 Billion; Rebuilding to Ease Blow - Wednesday, October 31, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.10. Sandy Unlikely to Damage US Economy, Analysts Say - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Airlines canceled thousands of flights and stranded travelers. Insurers braced for damages of up to $5 billion. Retailers expected shrunken sales.
Hurricane Sandy is causing disruptions for companies, travelers and consumers. But for the overall economy, damage from the storm will likely be limited. And any economic growth lost to the storm in the short run will likely be restored once reconstruction begins, analysts say.11. Pandora Gains Point to Healthy Internet IPO Future - Friday, June 17, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Internet radio station Pandora Media's IPO struck the right chord with investors Wednesday despite the static in the overall stock market.
Pandora's shares surged by as much 63 percent in their market debut before pulling back later in the session. The stock closed at $17.42, still a decent gain amid the market's broader decline. It marked a 9 percent increase from Pandora's initial public offering price of $16 and a nearly six-fold increase from what Pandora's own board thought the stock was worth just six months ago.12. Americans' Equity in Their Homes Near a Record Low - Friday, June 10, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Falling U.S. home prices have shrunk the equity Americans have in their homes to nearly the lowest percentage since World War II.
Average home equity plunged from more than 61 percent at the start of 2001 to 38 percent in the January-March quarter this year, the Federal Reserve said in a report Thursday. That drop comes as home prices in big metro areas have reached their lowest level since 2002.13. Fed Will Spend $600B in Latest Bid to Help Economy - Friday, November 05, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve will sink $600 billion into government bonds in a bold plan that it hopes will drive interest rates even lower than they already are and start the chain reaction that finally creates jobs and invigorates the economy.14. Two New Beer Fests On Tap for Aficionados - Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Anyone looking to try a good ale, stout, lager or porter should raise their pint glasses to a pair of inaugural beer-tasting festivals being introduced in Memphis this spring.
The River City Brewer’s Festival will be held March 13 at Handy Park on Beale Street and the Memphis Brewfest will be held April 24 at AutoZone Park. Both events are fundraisers for charities and will feature hundreds of brews from dozens of brewers.15. Legal Community Gets Chance To Dissect Winkler Case - Thursday, June 21, 2007
Attorneys are said to practice law because that is exactly what they do - constantly practice to learn more about their craft and the law itself.
So when a high-profile case such as the recent first-degree murder trial of Mary Winkler comes along, it offers a unique opportunity for attorneys to take a look back and see what can be learned.16. Archived Article: Real Briefs - Tuesday, December 17, 1996
The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Memphis recently concluded its Certified New Home Sales Professional certification course The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Memphis recently conclu...