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1. AutoZone Shares Draw Interest From New Research Firms -

The stock of Memphis-based AutoZone Inc. has picked up new coverage from a handful of investment firms in recent weeks that have assigned a range of ratings to the stock.

2. Global Banks Fined Billions for Rigging Market -

LONDON (AP) – Traders with nicknames like the "Three Musketeers" and the "A-Team" plotted over Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients – and then congratulating themselves for their brilliance – regulators said Wednesday, as they fined five banks $3.4 billion.

3. US Wealth Gap Putting the Squeeze on State Revenue -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.

The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday by Standard & Poor's.

4. Home Depot CEO: Probe of Possible Breach Continues -

NEW YORK (AP) – Home Depot's outgoing CEO Frank Blake told investors Thursday that the nation's largest home-improvement chain continues to investigate a potential breach at the company and reassured that customers will not be liable for any potential fraudulent charges.

5. Regulators Set Rules Meant to Ward Off Bank Crisis -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators are set to require big banks to keep enough high-quality assets on hand to survive during a severe downturn, the latest move under congressional mandate to lessen the likelihood of another financial meltdown.

6. SEC Adopts Rules on Loan-Backed Securities -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.

7. Dollar General Enters Bidding for Family Dollar -

NEW YORK (AP) – Dollar General isn't about to be left out in the cold. The discounter is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.

8. Sentencing Changes Sought for Business Crimes -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal panel that sets sentencing policy eased penalties this year for potentially tens of thousands of drug dealers. Now, defense lawyers and prisoner advocates are pushing for similar treatment for an arguably less-sympathetic category of defendants: swindlers, embezzlers, insider traders and other white-collar criminals.

9. ServiceMaster Begins Trading on NYSE -

The parent company of Memphis-based ServiceMaster Co. LLC began trading on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, June 26, in an initial public offering of its common stock.

The move to the market comes a day after ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. announced it was pricing the offering of 35.9 million shares at $17 per share. The pricing was below analysts’ estimates of $18 to $21 per share.

10. Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing Lure Interns With Perks -

SEATTLE (AP) – Amazon, Microsoft and Boeing sweeten already lucrative job offers in Seattle with subsidized, furnished housing. Transportation is covered from anywhere in the country, including airport food, baggage fees and taxis. There's free breakfast and dinner, biweekly housekeeping, a private party with Macklemore and Deadmau5.

11. ServiceMaster Files for IPO -

ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc., the parent company of The ServiceMaster Co., announced Monday, March 24, it has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of its common stock.

12. ServiceMaster Files for IPO -

ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc., the parent company of The ServiceMaster Co., announced Monday, March 24, it has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of its common stock.

13. Obama Economists: Rosier Picture if Budget Passed -

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's top economists say the nation is on track to make economic progress over the next two years, but say it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his most recent budget. A divided Congress in an election year is not likely to heed that call.

14. Apple CFO to Retire, Successor Named -

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – Apple's longtime Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire in September and he'll be replaced by the company's corporate controller.

The announcement Tuesday comes one day after Goldman Sachs named Oppenheimer as one of its 13 board members.

15. Merrill Paying $131.8 Million to Settle SEC Charges -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.

16. First Horizon Stresses Patience to Investors -

The business of banking isn’t exactly a picnic at the moment for a company like First Horizon National Corp., which has made big strides toward lowering its risk profile but continues to see lower near-term profitability than it would like.

17. JPMorgan $13 Billion Deal May Not End Bank's Legal Woes -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The $13 billion settlement that JPMorgan Chase agreed to Tuesday is the largest ever between the Justice Department and a corporation. Yet it isn't likely the end of the bank's legal troubles over the risky mortgage securities it sold before the financial crisis.

18. JPMorgan, Government Finalizes Deal -

WASHINGTON (AP) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. has reached a record $13 billion settlement with federal and state authorities, resolving claims over the bank's sales of low-quality, high-risk mortgage-backed securities that collapsed in value during the U.S. housing crisis.

19. Justice Department Official Admonishes Nation's Bankers -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Admonishing the nation's bankers, the Justice Department's No. 2 official says too many financial institutions have failed in their duty to ensure that their businesses are run cleanly.

20. JPMorgan Chase Reaches $4.5 Billion Deal With Investors -

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has reached a $4.5 billion settlement with investors who said the bank deceived them about bad mortgage investments.

21. ServiceMaster to Spin Off Struggling TruGreen -

The ServiceMaster Co. plans to spin off its TruGreen lawn care business at the end of 2013 after several years in which the Memphis-based collection of residential- and commercial-services companies has struggled with the right business model for the TruGreen brand.

22. Why a Spike in October Unemployment May Not be So Bad -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The jobs report for October due out Friday may be bleak. It might even be scary. The unemployment rate could jump by the most in three years. Hiring may slow from an already weak pace.

23. Fed Proposes Big Banks Hold More Cash, Assets -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Thursday proposed that big banks keep enough cash, government bonds and other high-quality assets on hand to survive during a severe downturn on par with the 2008 financial crisis.

24. Shutdown Gives Obama Unlikely Ally: Big Business -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Business leaders are taking sides with Democratic President Barack Obama after failing to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown.

25. Analyst Downgrades FedEx Shares After Long Rally -

NEW YORK (AP) – Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of FedEx Corp. on Thursday, saying that the package-delivery giant's stock was at a fair price after a long rally.

26. Dow Average Adds Goldman Sachs, Nike and Visa -

The Dow Jones industrial average is dropping Bank of America, Hewlett-Packard and Alcoa, its three-lowest priced stocks, as part of a six-company shakeup of the most widely known barometer of the U.S. stock market.

27. Ally Financial Firms Paying $198 Million for US Claims -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ally Financial and its related companies are paying about $198 million to settle federal complaints that the companies wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners.

The Federal Reserve announced the agreement Friday with Ally Financial, the former lending arm of General Motors known as GMAC Mortgage.

28. Fed Approves Higher Bank Capital Standards -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve approved higher requirements for the amount of capital reserves banks must hold to cushion against unexpected losses. The change is aimed at preventing a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis.

29. Oakhaven Warehouse Sells for $11.3 Million -

5155 Citation Drive
Memphis, TN 38118
Sale Amount: $11.3 million

Sale Date: May 21, 2013

30. Owner Files Loan on Humphrey Hampton Inn -

The owner of the 121-room Hampton Inn at 33 Humphrey Center Drive in East Memphis has filed a $5.4 million loan on the property.

31. April Surplus of $113 Billion Lowers US Budget Deficit -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. government reported a rare surplus of $113 billion for April – the largest in five years and a sign of the nation's improving finances.

Steady economic growth and higher tax rates have boosted the tax revenue in recent months, keeping this year's annual budget deficit on pace to be the smallest since 2008. A smaller deficit is also likely to give negotiators more time to work out a deal on raising the nation's borrowing limit.

32. JPMorgan CEO: 'Work to Do' on Controls, Compliance -

NEW YORK (AP) – Jamie Dimon, head of JPMorgan Chase, says that grappling with new regulations and strengthening internal controls are the bank's top priorities.

In a call with reporters Friday to discuss first-quarter earnings, he said that the bank would be aggressive in making changes, opting for quick decision-making over consensus building.

33. New York Company Buys Country Squire for $49.2 Million -

8056 Country Squire Lane Cordova, TN 38018

Sale Amount: $49.2 million

Sale Date: March 28, 2013

34. Fairfield Inn Sells for $4.2 Million -

An entity related to GE Capital Real Estate has paid $4.2 million for the 89-unit Fairfield Inn & Suites Memphis at 4760 Show Case Blvd. near Interstate 240 and South Perkins Road.

35. JPMorgan to Trim 4,000 Jobs, Many in Consumer Banking -

NEW YORK (AP) – JPMorgan is trimming about 4,000 jobs, or about 1.5 percent of its work force, becoming the latest big bank to shrink its staff.

The bank said the cuts will be focused in consumer banking and mortgages. Many of the cuts would come through attrition, but the bank will lay off workers as well, a bank spokeswoman said.

36. Lender Processing Paying $121 Million to Resolve Claims -

One of the biggest U.S. mortgage processing companies has agreed to pay $121 million to resolve states' claims that it wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners who should have been allowed to stay in their homes.

37. Top White-Collar Crime Prosecutor Getting SEC Job -

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will nominate former U.S. attorney Mary Jo White, who built a reputation prosecuting white-collar crimes, to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.

38. Securities and Exchange Official Elisse Walter Chosen to Lead Agency -

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has chosen Elisse Walter, one of five members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to head the agency. Chairman Mary Schapiro will leave next month after a tumultuous tenure in which she helped lead the government's regulatory response to the financial crisis.

39. Delek Buys Lion Oil Facility for $6.4 Million -

1023 Riverside Drive Memphis, TN 38106

Sale Amount: $6.4 million

Sale Date: Nov. 7, 2012

40. Owner Files $10 Million Loan on DoubleTree Hotel -

GP Memphis LP has filed a $10 million loan through Goldman Sachs Mortgage Co. on the DoubleTree by Hilton Memphis hotel at 5069 Sanderlin Ave. in East Memphis.

41. Dollar General Shareholders to Sell 30 Million Shares -

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Discount retailer Dollar General Corp. said Thursday that some of its shareholders plan to sell 30 million shares of its common stock in an underwritten secondary public offering.

42. Morgan Stanley Closes a Bleak Bank Earnings Season -

NEW YORK (AP) — It's tough being a big bank these days.

Morgan Stanley, the storied investment house, reported Thursday that its revenue was down sharply for April through June and its profit missed Wall Street expectations. Its stock was clobbered — down more than 5 percent.

43. Big US Banks Submit "Living Wills" to Regulators -

Nine of the largest U.S. banks have submitted plans to the federal regulators that show how they would break up and sell off their assets if they are in danger of failing.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. released summaries of the "living wills" on Tuesday for Bank of America, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and UBS.

44. Dollar General to Sell $450 Million in Senior Debt -

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Dollar General Corp. announced Wednesday that it is offering $450 million in senior notes due in 2017.

The discount retailer said it plans to use the proceeds, along with cash on hand and possible other borrowings, to redeem its outstanding senior unsubordinated notes.

45. JPMorgan CEO Says Execs May Have Pay Taken Back -

WASHINGTON (AP) – JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told Congress on Wednesday that senior bank executives responsible for a $2 billion trading loss will probably have some of their pay taken back by the company.

46. MEPPI Files $155M Permit App For Rivergate Plant, Office -

2865 Riverport Road
Memphis, TN 38109

Permit Cost: $155 million

Permit Date: Applied June 2012

47. Lincoln at Wolfchase Sells for $27 Million -

Investment management firm Archon Group LP has bought the 408-unit Lincoln at Wolfchase apartment complex in Cordova for $27.3 million from Lincoln at Wolfchase Associates LLP.

48. Facebook Investors to Cash Out More Shares -

NEW YORK (AP) – Insiders and early Facebook investors are taking advantage of increasing investor demand and selling more of their stock in the company's initial public offering, the company said Wednesday.

49. Facebook Raises IPO Price as Offering Nears -

NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook on Tuesday increased the price range at which it plans to sell stock to the public, as investor enthusiasm in the offering continued to mount and boost the potential value of the world's most popular social network.

50. JPMorgan Loss Sets Off Call for Heavier Regulation -

WASHINGTON (AP) – A surprise $2 billion trading loss by a division of JPMorgan Chase triggered calls Friday for tougher regulation of banks three years after their near-death experience in the financial crisis.

51. The Fast Lane -

Forbes magazine recently published an article ranking the best CEOs in the country over the past year. Bill Rhodes, CEO at AutoZone Inc. since 1995, was one of the men who made that list of “best bosses.”

52. Best Buy to Cut Costs and Close Stores -

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Best Buy Co. said it plans to close 50 U.S. big box stores and open 100 small mobile locations in the U.S. in fiscal 2013 and cut $800 million in costs by fiscal 2015. The news came Thursday as the biggest U.S. specialty electronics retailer posted a fiscal fourth quarter loss partly due to restructuring charges.

53. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank -

The young banker whose dramatic public resignation stung Goldman Sachs this week joins officials from every corner of the government in questioning whether the august investment house deals honestly with all its clients.

54. Turbo-Traders Take Bank of America for a Ride -

NEW YORK (AP) – On a normal day, 4 billion shares of stock change hands on the New York Stock Exchange. One in 10 belongs to a single company. It's not McDonald's or IBM, both of which have been on a tear.

55. Morgan Keegan Focus List Wins High 5-Year Marks -

The focus list of stocks assembled by Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. ranked second in five-year returns among the stock lists of nine leading national and regional brokerage firms for the five years ended Dec. 31, according to Zacks Investment Research Inc.

56. Banks Face Bumpy Earnings Season -

NEW YORK (AP) – You can usually tell a lot about the health of the U.S. economy by looking at the financial results of banks. They’re the people who finance new factories, plant expansions and fatter payrolls.

57. That's a Wrap -

If the grand sweep of 2011 could be captured on celluloid and presented to an audience on the big screen, all the components of a great film would be readily apparent.

There was drama, in the form of a deluge and historic flooding that led the Mississippi River to crest at nearly 48 feet early in the year. One of the year’s big surprises saw President Barack Obama give the commencement address for the Booker T. Washington High School class of 2011 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

58. Bargain Hunters Divided Shopping Season Into 2 -

NEW YORK (AP) – The holiday shopping season turned out to be two seasons: the Black Friday binge and a last-minute surge.

Together, they added up to decent sales gains for retailers. And the doldrums in between showed how shoppers have learned to wait for the discounts they know will come.

59. Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Gives Lift in Finale -

NEW YORK (AP) – The holiday shopping season turned out to be two seasons split by a big lull.

A surge in buying in the two weeks before Christmas coupled with a record-breaking Black Friday gave retailers a solid season. The doldrums between the buying binges show how shoppers have learned to wait for the discounts they know will come.

60. Holiday Season Marked by Different Shopper Types -

Four types of American shoppers have altered the shopping landscape this holiday season.

There's the bargain hunter who times deals. The midnight buyer who stays up late for discounts. The returner who gets buyer's remorse. And the "me" shopper who self-gifts.

61. European Finan. Crisis Tops AP Picks of '11 Biz Stories -

NEW YORK (AP) – Europe took the financial world on a stomach-churning ride in 2011.

The rising threat of default by heavily indebted European countries spread fear across financial markets and weighed on economies worldwide. As the year came to a close, banks and investors nervously watched Europe's political and financial leaders scramble to prevent the 17-nation eurozone from breaking apart.

62. US Proposes New, Tougher Rules for Big Banks -

NEW YORK (AP) – The Federal Reserve on Tuesday said the largest U.S. banks and financial companies should hold extra cash on their balance sheets to cushion themselves against financial crises.

63. Trade Group: Shoppers Step Up Holiday Buying -

Shoppers came out again to seriously shop last week, after taking a breather from a record spending spree over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Sales at stores opened at least a year rose 3.4 percent for the week ended Saturday, Dec. 17, compared with the previous week, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers-Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index, released Tuesday, Dec. 20.

64. Regions CEO: Morgan Keegan Resolution Forthcoming -

Regions Financial Corp. President and CEO Grayson Hall said Tuesday “we do see a resolution forthcoming” in Regions’ more than five-month strategic review and bid process for its Memphis-based investment banking franchise Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc.

65. Trading Firms to Face New Rules on Customer Funds -

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal rule adopted Monday places tighter restrictions on how U.S. trading firms can invest their customers' money. The action comes amid a federal investigation into whether MF Global illegally tapped its clients' accounts before filing for bankruptcy.

66. Senate Panel Will Investigate MF Global Collapse -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The top Democrat and Republican on a key Senate panel say Congress should look deeply into what led to the collapse of MF Global, a trading firm run by one of their former colleagues.

67. Judge: Goldman Sachs Chairman Can be Deposed in NY -

NEW YORK (AP) – Goldman Sachs chairman Lloyd Blankfein can be deposed in a civil case even before the April criminal trial of a former Goldman Sachs board member accused of insider trading, a judge has ruled.

68. NYC Judge Rejects $285M SEC-Citigroup Agreement -

NEW YORK (AP) – A federal judge on Monday struck down a $285 million settlement that Citigroup reached with the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying he couldn't tell whether the deal was fair and criticizing regulators for shielding the public from the details of what the firm did wrong.

69. MF Global Trustee Says $1.2B or More Missing -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The court-appointed trustee overseeing MF Global's bankruptcy says up to $1.2 billion is missing from customer accounts, double what the firm had reported to regulators last month.

70. Regions CFO: Progress ‘On Schedule’ -

Regions Financial Corp.’s five-month-old process of selling Memphis-based investment banking company Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. continues to drag on.

71. Feds Order Review of All US Futures Firms -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators have ordered a review of all U.S. futures trading firms after hundreds of millions of dollars in client funds went missing from MF Global, a firm run by former Goldman Sachs chief Jon Corzine.

72. US Defends $285M Settlement With Citigroup -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The government is telling a federal judge that $285 million is a fair penalty for Citigroup Inc. to pay to settle charges that it misled buyers of a complex mortgage investment ahead of the housing bust.

73. Morgan Keegan Bids Reportedly Drop $200M -

Executives of Regions Financial Corp. have yet to tip their hand in public comments about the auction process that’s been open since the summer for Regions’ Memphis-based investment banking unit, Morgan Keegan & Co.

74. Gov't Audit: Fed Bank Boards Lack Diversity -

WASHINGTON (AP) – A government watchdog says the boards of regional Federal Reserve banks need stronger policies to avoid conflicts of interest.

The non-partisan Government Accountability Office said Wednesday that board members have apparent conflicts of interest because of their day jobs as executives and corporate directors. It says the Fed banks should document directors' roles in overseeing financial companies, and request waivers when needed.

75. Morgan Stanley Outdoes Rivals; Earns $2.2B -

NEW YORK (AP) – Morgan Stanley emerged from the tumultuous third quarter in better shape than most of its Wall Street rivals.

76. Citigroup Paying $285M to Settle SEC Fraud Charges -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Citigroup has agreed to pay $285 million to settle civil fraud charges that it misled buyers of complex mortgage investment just as the housing market was starting to collapse.

77. Goldman Sachs Loses $428 Million in Third Quarter -

NEW YORK (AP) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported a third-quarter loss of $428 million Tuesday, only the second quarterly loss since the investment bank went public 12 years ago.

78. Deal Expected Soon for Morgan Keegan -

Regions Financial Corp., the company whose bank has the No. 2 spot in Memphis when ranked by customer deposit share, reports third-quarter earnings Oct. 25.

79. JPMorgan's Income Drop Casts a Pall Over Banks -

NEW YORK (AP) – If JPMorgan Chase can't do well, investors worry that other banks may do even worse.

The New York bank, widely considered the strongest in the industry, reported a 4 percent drop in income last quarter Thursday on weakness in investment banking and more costs related to litigation over mortgage investments.

80. Bank Earnings to Reflect Slowdown From Q3 Turmoil -

NEW YORK (AP) – Investors are bracing for a rough earnings season from banks.

Turbulence in stock and bond markets, combined with waning confidence among business and consumers, hurt banks' business in the third quarter. IPOs were shelved, companies postponed plans to sell bonds, and acquisitions were put on ice. Consumers also held back on spending.

81. Mortgage Fraud Reports Spike as Lawsuits Pile Up -

VIENNA, Va. (AP) – The wave of lawsuits and other demands from investors in mortgage-backed securities contributed to a big spike in reports of likely mortgage fraud during the second quarter, according to a Treasury Department report.

82. First Horizon, Fitch Say Risk Manageable -

Bryan Jordan, the president and CEO of First Tennessee Bank’s parent company, told his audience at an industry conference a few days ago in New York City that his company has been out of the mortgage business for three years now.

83. Large Banks Must Show So-Called 'Living Wills' -

The largest U.S. banks will be required to show regulators how they would break up and sell off their assets if they are in danger of failing.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. voted 3-0 Tuesday, Sept. 13, to approve the rules, which were mandated under the financial overhaul passed by Congress last year.

84. Regions CEO: Still No Word on Morgan Keegan Sale -

Almost three months after announcing its Memphis-based investment banking franchise is up for sale, Regions Financial Corp. still has not announced that it’s reached a deal for the unit.

85. Regions CEO: Nothing New to Say About Morgan Keegan Deal -

Almost three months after announcing that its Memphis-based investment banking franchise is up for sale, Regions Financial Corp. still has not announced that it’s reached a deal for the unit.

86. Shocker: Power Demand From US Homes is Falling -

NEW YORK (AP) – American homes are more cluttered than ever with devices, and they all need power: Cellphones and iPads that have to be charged, DVRs that run all hours, TVs that light up in high definition.

87. Feds Sue 17 Major U.S. Banks, Including First Tenn. Parent -

The federal agency that oversees the government-sponsored mortgage entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has filed lawsuits seeking billions of dollars in compensation from several major U.S. banks, including the parent company of First Tennessee Bank.

88. Feds Sue 17 Major U.S. Banks, including First Tenn. Parent -

The federal agency that oversees the government-sponsored mortgage entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has filed suit seeking billions of dollars in compensation from several major U.S. banks, including the parent company of First Tennessee Bank.

89. Goldman to Stop Controversial Mortgage Practices -

NEW YORK (AP) – Goldman Sachs' mortgage subsidiary agreed Thursday to stop many of its controversial mortgage-related practices in a settlement with a New York state banking regulator.

90. Bank of America Sells Half of its China Bank Stake -

NEW YORK (AP) – Bank of America Corp. is selling half of its stake in China Construction Bank Corp. to raise cash and shore up its capital base.

91. Buffett Gives $5 Bln Vote of Confidence to BofA -

NEW YORK (AP) – Warren Buffett is coming to the rescue of another fallen giant.

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence to the beleaguered bank. The news sent the bank's stock soaring 9 percent.

92. FDIC: Number of Problem Banks Fell to 865 in Q2 -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of troubled banks tracked by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. fell in the April-June quarter, the first quarterly drop in five years. But growth in bank earnings slowed, a sign that the financial industry is feeling the effects of a weak economy.

93. S&P Chief Resigns; Hedge Fund Seeks Parent Split -

NEW YORK (AP) – Standard & Poor's wild month continues.

The president of S&P is stepping down just two weeks after the rating agency stripped the United States of its AAA credit rating. At the same time, an activist hedge fund is calling for S&P's parent to break into four separate companies to unlock more value for shareholders.

94. Health Care Stocks Endure Turmoil Better Than Most -

Health care stocks historically provide a relatively safe haven in roiling markets. They're less tethered to the economy's every movement than other stocks and tend to be less volatile.

Anxious investors might be considering putting money in the sector, but the current outlook is complicated by uncertainty over the government's changing involvement in health care. The wild card is potential cuts to Medicare or Medicaid, soon to be considered by Congress' new debt-reduction supercommittee.

95. Allstate Sues Goldman Sachs Over Toxic Investments -

Allstate Corp. is suing Goldman Sachs Group Inc. claiming the broker fraudulently sold it more than $123 million in mortgage-backed securities in 2006 and 2007, before the housing market collapse sent the investments' value plunging.

96. Morgan Keegan Deal Expected Soon -

The end of a bidding process that began in June for the Memphis-based investment banking franchise of Regions Financial Corp. may be near.

97. Regulator Sues Goldman Sachs Over Risky Mortgages -

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The U.S. regulator of credit unions is suing Goldman Sachs & Co. for more than $491 million in damages over losses incurred by five failed wholesale credit unions that bought mortgage-backed securities from the investment bank.

98. Top Bankers Urge Obama, Congress to Reach Deal -

NEW YORK (AP) — The chief executives of the largest U.S. financial institutions sent a letter to The White House and to members of the Congress, urging them come to an agreement this week to raise the nation's borrowing limit.

99. Applications for Unemployment Aid Drop Below 400K -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since early April, a sign the job market may be healing after a recent slump.

100. Morgan Keegan Details Could Come Soon -

Regions Financial Corp. CEO Grayson Hall said during Regions’ second quarter earnings conference call Tuesday, July 26, that details would be forthcoming soon about the Memphis-based investment banking franchise Regions put on the auction block in June.