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1. What's in a Hotel Name? Guests Try to Decipher the Mystery
- Tuesday, April 14, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – Today's traveler faces a bewildering choice of hotel brands with similar-sounding and confusing names. Want to stay at a Hyatt? Take your pick. There's Hyatt Regency, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place and, coming soon, Hyatt Centric.
2. Government Adds Emergency Brake Features to Safety Device List
- Friday, January 23, 2015
DETROIT (AP) – The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers.
But it's unclear when or if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require automakers to put the devices on all new vehicles.
3. Proposal: Airlines Openly Disclose Seat, Bag Fees
- Thursday, May 22, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. The government wants to require that travelers be told upfront about basic services that aren't included in the price of a ticket and how much extra they'll cost.
4. Court Weighs Securities Fraud Case Changes
- Thursday, March 06, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed open to the possibility of making it harder for investors to join together to sue corporations for securities fraud – but maybe not as hard as companies that have to defend such lawsuits would like.
5. Bioventus Inks Deal for 40,000 Square Feet
- Thursday, November 22, 2012
A Durham, N.C.-based biologics company is relocating its Memphis presence, signifying a boon to the Northeast office submarket.
Bioventus LLC has inked 38,880 square feet of office and manufacturing space in Goodlett Farms Business Campus, 1900 Charles Bryan Road, in Cordova.
6. Herenton Home Listed as Short Sale
- Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Former Memphis Mayor Willie W. Herenton’s home in Banneker Estates is on the market as a short sale.
The single-family home on Horn Lake Road has been on the market for more than 160 days. The house in the McKellar-Whitehaven-Levi PD neighborhood is listed for $369,900 with B.J. Worthy with RE/MAX on Track.
7. Grinding it Out
- Monday, February 06, 2012
After most recessions, real estate bounces back.
But the Great Recession has been notably different – long, deep and very prolonged.
That’s the message Dr. John Gnuschke, director of the Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research and co-director of the Center for Real Estate at the University of Memphis, delivered in December at the Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate Outlook for the Mid-South.
8. MULYP Awards Honor ‘Agents of Change’
- Friday, December 02, 2011
Memphis Urban League Young Professionals celebrates its second annual Agents of Change Awards Saturday, Dec. 3, honoring individuals and organizations that have made contributions to the community.
9. Congress About to Kill High-Speed Train Program
- Friday, November 18, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is on the verge of killing funding for President Barack Obama's signature high-speed rail program, but it may have some life in it still.
Republican lawmakers are claiming credit for killing the program. But billions of dollars still in the pipeline will ensure work will continue on some projects. And it's still possible money from another transportation grant program can be steered to high-speed trains.
10. NBA Players File Antitrust Lawsuits Against League
- Thursday, November 17, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – NBA players kept offering economic concessions, and it was never enough to satisfy owners.
So with no labor deal and no place else to go, players decided to take their fight to the courtroom.
11. Syms and Filene's Unit Seek Bankruptcy Protection
- Thursday, November 03, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Discount retailer Syms Corp. and its subsidiary Filene's Basement have filed for bankruptcy protection and plan to close all 46 of their stores.
12. Retailers Report Solid Gains for September
- Friday, October 07, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – September offered the latest sign that Americans will shop, but only when they think they're getting a deal.
The International Council of Shopping Centers said Thursday that revenue rose 5.5 percent in September, with several retailers including Target, Limited Brands and Kohl's posting strong gains as consumers snagged discounted merchandise.
13. Wal-Mart Unveils Tiny Walmart Express in Arkansas
- Monday, June 06, 2011
GENTRY, Ark. – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is thinking small as it takes its fight against the growing threat of dollar stores to its own backyard.
14. Ben Bernanke's Plan Worked; What Happens After?
- Wednesday, March 02, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Nearly everything is going according to the plan Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hatched six months ago.
During a speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Aug. 27, Bernanke outlined an effort to spur economic growth, prevent prices from falling and push markets higher through the purchase of government bonds. Since then stocks have soared, the unemployment rate has dropped and Americans have started to spend more.
15. Baby Boomers Near 65 With Retirements in Jeopardy
- Tuesday, December 28, 2010
CHICAGO (AP) – Through a combination of procrastination and bad timing, many baby boomers are facing a personal finance disaster just as they're hoping to retire.
Starting in January, more than 10,000 baby boomers a day will turn 65, a pattern that will continue for the next 19 years.
16. Seeking Stability
- Tuesday, December 14, 2010
The commercial real estate market is poised for a comeback in 2011, as investment sales show signs of recovery and occupancy slowly improves to meet supply.
Shelby County’s commercial sales during the past 12 months (November 2009 through October 2010) totaled 581, down 6 percent from 620 sales during the previous 12-month period, according to the latest data from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
17. He’ll Wear Your Shirt to Convey Your Message
- Wednesday, October 27, 2010
When Buzz Aldrin competed against the likes of actress Pamela Anderson and football star Chad Ochocinco on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” earlier this year, the former astronaut hired professional T-shirt wearer Jason Sadler of iwearyourshirt.com to help garner votes in hopes of maintaining his spot on the popular reality show.
18. PEZZ Celebrates 20 Years of Rock
- Monday, June 07, 2010
The untold story of the decade since Y2K is how Generation X grew up, stopped wandering and settled down with a mortgage and a couple of kids.
But part of the original voice of that generation in Memphis that came into its own in the late 1980s and ’90s lives on in a band that refuses to retire the meaning in its message.
19. Tenn. Tea Party Won't Drop Speaker for Islam Views
- Monday, May 24, 2010
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tea party organizers will not drop a speaker from a Tennessee convention this weekend despite calls from a national Muslim rights group that considers her anti-Islamic.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations had urged that Pamela Geller be cut from the Tennessee Tea Party Convention in Gatlinburg over her views on Muslims. Washington-based CAIR said in a release Thursday that it objects to Pamela Geller's presentation titled "The Threat of Islam."
20. Migliara Buys Summer Avenue Retail Center from Las Vegas Owner
- Tuesday, December 15, 2009
6343 U.S. 70 (Summer Ave.)
Memphis, TN 38134
Sale Amount: $1.2 Million
Sale Date: Nov. 25, 2009
Buyer: Lawrence Migliara
Seller: Biz Point Property Group LLC
Loan Amount: $1.2 million
Loan Date: Nov. 25, 2009
Maturity Date: Dec. 5, 2014
Lender: Trustmark National Bank
21. Housing Divided
- Monday, November 23, 2009
A couple of years ago, when Clay Thompson of Memphis decided it was time to stop renting, he set his sights on the Downtown condominium market. He was especially interested in the old warehouses in the South Main Historic Arts District that had been converted to condos.
22. PSC Agrees with Miss. Power, More Power Needed
- Wednesday, November 11, 2009
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Power Co. has received the first level of regulatory approval in its effort to build a new coal-powered generating plant in the east-central part of the state.
23. Analyst Upgrades AutoZone to 'Buy,' Shares Climb
- Wednesday, August 19, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of AutoZone Inc. climbed on Tuesday as an analyst upgraded the stock to "Buy," saying the auto parts retailer's do-it-yourself business is in better shape than investors think.
24. ISM Service Sector Index Dips Unexpectedly in July
- Thursday, August 06, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Shrinking business activity, fewer new orders and lower employment sapped some modest momentum from the U.S. services sector in July, although economists said the setback likely was a blip and not the start of a troubling trend.
25. CB Richard Ellis Shares Soar on Credit Pact
- Thursday, March 26, 2009
BOSTON (AP) - Shares of CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. soared on Wednesday after the commercial real estate services company renegotiated a credit agreement and an analyst upgraded the stock.
26. Freddie Mac Investigates Self over Lobby Campaign
- Tuesday, February 24, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyers hired by mortgage finance giant Freddie Mac are quietly investigating the firm's own $2 million lobbying campaign, The Associated Press has learned. The lobbying effort helped quash proposed new regulations on the company before the housing market collapsed.
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Mayor Willie W. Herenton will speak on the “State of the City.” Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
28. Retailers Slash Prices To Entice Holiday Shoppers
- Monday, December 29, 2008
Shoppers hit the stores Friday to return unwanted gifts and take advantage of drastic price cuts offered by retailers desperate to get rid of old merchandise and boost their less-than-cheery holiday sales.
29. US Confronts Possibility of Long, Deep Recession
- Thursday, October 16, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. has not endured a deep and prolonged recession in more than a quarter century – enough time for many Americans to forget what one feels like.
But unlike the last two relatively short recessions, this one could be much longer and more severe, potentially bringing with it anxiety and job losses not seen in many years.
30. Post Office Offering Early Retirements
- Friday, August 22, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - In lackluster economic times, not even postal workers enjoy much of a security envelope.
Faced with losses that could near $1.5 billion this year, the U.S. Postal Service is offering early retirement - without incentives or bonuses - to thousands of clerks, mail handlers and supervisors.
31. Service Sector Contracts for First Time in Nearly 5 Years
- Thursday, February 07, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - For the first time in almost five years, the nation's services sector - including restaurants, travel, banking, construction and retail - contracted in January, stoking rising worries of a recession.
32. First Horizon National Shares Tumble After Analysts Downgrade Estimates
- Tuesday, January 22, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of First Horizon National Corp. slid Friday after several analysts cut their estimates and price target on the stock, noting that continued pressure on earnings is likely over the next few quarters.
33. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, June 18, 2004
The magazines cover is a picture Darryl Anderson is all too familiar with, and one he keeps in his office
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The Daily News
The magazine cover displays a photo Darryl Anderson is all too f...
34. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, February 12, 2003
Improved picture quality levels camera choices
Improved picture quality levels camera choices
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
For every kind of still-frame picture from a mountainside sunset to a babys first birthday party the photography ...
35. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, August 01, 2002
Drug Court partners bearing fruit
Drug court alliance bearing fruit in tight economy
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
It is a well-known fact substance abuse is a contributing factor in crime. Memphis ranks No. 1 in burglaries among 10 compa...
36. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, July 03, 2001
The Institute of Real Estate Management, Memphis Chapter 20, was awarded Chapter of the Year, Gold Level, for 2000 at the Nati The Institute of Real Estate Management, Memphis Chapter 20, was awarded Chapter of the Year, Gold Level, for 2000 at the ...
37. Archived Article: Concord P.2
- Thursday, April 12, 2001
Concord spinning plastic into gold Concord spinning plastic into gold With retailers feeling the pinch of a cooling economy, shares of Concord EFS might have been expected to flag. Instead, the stock of the Memphis-based company, which processes ele...
38. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 17, 1997
Larry Fogarty has been named director of managed care at Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center Larry Fogarty has been named director of managed care at Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center. He previously was director of operations for Le Bonheur. Fogar...
39. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, March 28, 1997
Consumer prices in the South rose 0 Consumer prices in the South rose 0.3 percent in February, not seasonally adjusted, to a level of 156.1, according to Janet S. Rankin, regional commissioner for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of L...
40. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, March 20, 1997
TnEx Inc TnEx Inc. vs. Graham Development Corp., Graham Street/Tunica Mall LLC, Robinson Property Group Inc. and Robinson Property Group L.P. A local company is suing several development companies for declaratory judgment, breach of contract, and to...
41. Archived Article: Aaa Est
- Friday, July 05, 1996
7/5 jts AAA est. More people taking trips this Independence Day By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News This July 4th holiday weekend should see the largest number of travelers in the past eight years, with 35.7 million Americans taking trips of 100 miles or...
42. Archived Article: Residential Lj
- Friday, December 22, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Steady as she goes Local home construction is strong, stable By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News "Strong and stable" are two words that people in the construction and real estate business seem to use most frequently when describ...
43. Archived Article: Real Focus Lj
- Tuesday, December 19, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Vesta Home Show already a sellout 1996 show marks return to "champagne wishes and caviar dreams" By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News If lot sales for the Home Builders Association of Memphis annual new home showcase are any indi...