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1. Lending a Hand
- Saturday, November 15, 2014
Mid-South Drug Testing president Kelly Dobbins is the kind of entrepreneur banks and lenders are increasingly making it a point to seek out.
2. Fed Ends Bond Buying and Cites Brighter Job Market
- Thursday, October 30, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market – a key condition for an eventual interest rate hike.
3. 5 Mysteries of US Job Market Waiting to be Solved
- Friday, October 03, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Just how healthy is the U.S. job market?
Despite steady hiring and falling unemployment, the question has provoked sharp debate and considerable uncertainty on the eve of the September jobs report.
4. Blast of Winter Weather Can't Faze US Employers
- Monday, March 10, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Brutal winter weather snarled traffic, canceled flights and cut power to homes and factories in February. Yet it didn't faze U.S. employers, who added 175,000 jobs, far more than the two previous months.
5. Conservancy Wants Guarantees on Shelby Farms Parkway
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy wants to see more work toward agreements about a proposed Shelby Farms parkway, including no big-rig truck traffic, that are its conditions for agreeing to the long-discussed road.
6. Tigers Get Extra Look at Duke
- Monday, September 02, 2013
The Tigers’ game Saturday, Sept. 7, against Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium isn’t just the season’s first for the University of Memphis. It’s also a relevant measuring stick because the fourth game last season was played at Duke and the Tigers were on the short end of a 38-14 score.
7. Tigers See Bye Week as Advantage
- Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Most of the college football world is in the midst of game week. The University of Memphis is not, having to wait until 3:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium to play Duke.
“I’d rather be playing as soon as possible,” Tigers defensive end Terry Redden said.
8. Making an Impression
- Tuesday, March 05, 2013
The firm redeveloping Overton Square considers its task at hand to be playing to its Midtown audience – not only in building construction, but also in incorporating art.
Loeb Properties Inc. is investing more than $20 million to revive the once-booming arts and entertainment district of the 1970s and 1980s. That includes adding new tenants to expand Overton Square’s footprint, redesigning existing structures and building new ones, and implementing a dozen or so multimedia art projects throughout.
9. Unions Show Muscle, Spent Millions in State Races
- Tuesday, November 20, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – When Maggie Hassan won the New Hampshire governor's race last week, it wasn't just a victory for her fellow Democrats.
10. B&N, Microsoft Team Up on Nook, College Businesses
- Tuesday, May 01, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Books and bits united Monday as Microsoft provided an infusion of money to help Barnes & Noble compete with top electronic bookseller Amazon. In exchange, Microsoft gets a long-desired foothold in the business of e-books and college textbooks.
11. US Economic Outlook Brightens as Retail Sales Rise
- Tuesday, April 17, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans bought more electronics, started home improvement projects and updated their wardrobes last month, inspired by warmer weather and a healthier job market.
U.S. retail sales rose 0.8 percent in March, the Commerce Department said Friday.
12. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank
- Monday, March 19, 2012
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.
13. Regions CFO: Progress ‘On Schedule’
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Regions Financial Corp.’s five-month-old process of selling Memphis-based investment banking company Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. continues to drag on.
14. Bank of America Earns $6.2B on Accounting Gains
- Wednesday, October 19, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Bank of America earned $6.2 billion in the third quarter on accounting gains and the sale of a stake in a Chinese bank, which offset lower revenue and income in its credit card, real estate and investment banking businesses.
15. Sometimes Survival Feels Like a Rally
- Tuesday, September 20, 2011
What Goes Down Pessimism gets old. After running from shadows for the last few weeks, markets turned last week and faced their fears. The news wasn’t good, but it was good enough to cheer a market suffering from “Armageddon hypochondria.” At this point of pessimism, survival can spark a rally. For a ringside seat to this shadowboxing match, observe the movements in the European Financial ETF.
16. Gov’t Bank Auditors Got Big Bonuses Too
- Friday, March 19, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Banks weren’t the only ones giving big bonuses in the boom years before the worst financial crisis in generations. The government also was handing out millions of dollars to bank regulators, rewarding “superior” work even as an avalanche of risky mortgages helped create the meltdown.
17. Harold Ford Jr.: 'I Continue to Learn' about NY
- Friday, January 22, 2010
TAPPAN, N.Y. (AP) - Harold Ford Jr. ventured to the suburbs Thursday to test the waters outside New York City for a possible U.S. Senate bid but admitted he still has a lot to learn about the state.
18. Ford Jr. Makes Tough Bid for Liberal NYers' Affections
- Monday, January 18, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - The last time Harold Ford Jr. ran for the U.S. Senate, he spoke proudly about his pickup truck, his "friend" President George W. Bush, his support for Chief Justice John Roberts and a voting record that "doesn't describe a liberal."
19. Ex-Rep. Ford 'Strongly Considering' NY Senate Run
- Wednesday, January 13, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. began crafting his argument Tuesday for a potential bid to unseat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, reinventing himself as an independent thinker battling "Washington insiders."
20. BofA Names Executive Team, Looking for New CFO
- Wednesday, January 13, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America Corp. is shuffling its senior management team, moving its chief financial officer over to lead consumer and small business banking and naming a new chief risk officer.
21. New Frame Shop Opens in Midtown
- Monday, December 07, 2009
Danny Bubnick, who worked as the manager of the BA Framer shop in Midtown that recently closed, has opened Danny’s Midtown Framer & Art at 1523 Union Ave.
22. Morgan Stanley CEO to Inherit Bank in Transition
- Monday, September 14, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Morgan Stanley's incoming CEO will be facing a drastically different landscape on Wall Street from when John Mack took over in 2005.
23. Souter Retiring From High Court; Obama Mum
- Monday, May 04, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The news that Justice David Souter is planning to retire set off spirited speculation about a successor Friday, but the man who will appoint the new justice was staying out of it. “No Supreme Court questions,” President Barack Obama told reporters by press time late last week.
24. Goldman Sachs Posts First Loss Since Going Public
- Wednesday, December 17, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on Tuesday reported its first quarterly loss since it went public in 1999, losing $2.29 billion during its fiscal fourth quarter.
25. Federal Deficit Totals $164.4B in November
- Thursday, December 11, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government registered a record budget deficit for the month of November, reflecting the impact of a recession on tax receipts and the mounting costs of the $700 billion financial rescue program.
26. Morgan Stanley Unveils Job Cuts
- Thursday, November 13, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Morgan Stanley on Wednesday outlined plans to cut 10 percent of staff in its biggest business, which covers everything from investment banking to stock trading.
27. Banks to Use Gov't Funds for Lending, Dealmaking
- Tuesday, October 28, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - A number of financial institutions, including Capital One inancial Corp. and SunTrust Banks Inc., have announced they will receive funds under the Treasury Department's capital purchase program.
28. States Cut Spending, Put Projects on Hold
- Monday, October 13, 2008
With the economy in a slide and the credit markets seized up, states are slashing budgets, eliminating jobs, putting major construction projects on hold and nervously waiting to see whether their shriveled pension funds recover.
29. Shares of Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Plunge
- Thursday, September 18, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley plunged on Wednesday, a sign that investors fear they can't survive in their present form as the last two major independent investment banks.
30. SEC Plans Measures Against Short-Selling
- Tuesday, September 16, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - With Wall Street engulfed in crisis, the Securities and Exchange Commission is planning measures to rein in aggressive forms of short-selling that were blamed in part for the demise of Lehman Brothers and which some fear could be turned against other vulnerable companies.
31. Democrats Call for Foreclosure Freeze
- Friday, September 12, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four Democratic senators Thursday urged the mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to freeze foreclosures for 90 days on loans they hold.
The troubled companies, seized by the government Sunday, should help struggling borrowers swap their mortgages for more affordable loans and stay in their homes, the lawmakers wrote the new chief executives and the federal regulator now running Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
32. Fannie Mae Shakes Up Management Team
- Friday, August 29, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae shook up its executive ranks Wednesday, after shares in it and sibling company Freddie Mac rose for the third straight day as investors appeared less certain a government bailout of the two troubled companies is imminent.
33. Analyst: Lehman Should be Private; Financials Fall
- Tuesday, July 15, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors bailed out of investment bank stocks Monday as concerns about the credit crisis prompted one analyst to call for Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to go private.
Financials such as Merrill Lynch & Co. and Morgan Stanley dropped sharply amid more uncertainty about their fate. The most dramatic drop came from Lehman, which tumbled to a 9-year low on fears it does not have enough capital to stay in business.
- Thursday, July 10, 2008
The Charter Commission of Memphis and Shelby County will meet today at 3 p.m. in the fifth floor conference room at City Hall, 125 N. Main St. For more information, call Bridgett Handy-Clay at 576-6511.
35. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
36. Subprime Hazards Lurk in Special Pipelines
- Friday, August 31, 2007
The subprime-mortgage downturn keeps showing up in unexpected places in unusual ways.
The latest are conduits, which have put some of the world's biggest banks under the spotlight for their lucrative but little-known and poorly disclosed operations. Most recently, State Street Corp., the big Boston bank and money manager, saw its share price fall on fears about its exposure to about $28 billion in off-balance-sheet conduits. State Street said in a statement that the credit quality of the assets in its conduits "is very good," and the conduits are still selling commercial paper.
37. Former Union Ave. Florist Shop To Get a Facelift
- Tuesday, February 27, 2007
2011-2015 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Sale Amount: $900,000
Sale Date: Feb. 2, 2007
Buyer: 2011-2015 Union Avenue Partners
38. Japan-Based Investor Buys Interest In Central Avenue Apartments
- Monday, December 04, 2006
Town House Apartments, a 158-unit, 11-story apartment building at 1437 Central Ave., has been sold for $7.4 million. Hawthorne, Calif.-based MTH Equity LLC bought a 1 percent interest and Tokyo, Japan-based David Atkinso
39. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
- Thursday, February 23, 2006
eWomenNetwork.com holds its "Accelerated Networking Luncheon" today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Dee Griffin, anchor for ABC 24, is the guest speaker. Cost is $55. Call (704) 366-3767.
41. Get Ready: ADDY Awards Coming Your Way Saturday
- Monday, February 20, 2006
U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr., D-Memphis, hosts a campaign lunch rally at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. U.S. Senator Barack Obama, D-Illinois, is the special guest. Call 259-7163 or 201-1929 for details.
- Thursday, September 08, 2005
The Women's Council of Realtors meets at 11:30 a.m. today at the Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Call 818-2444.
Friends of Poplar-White Station Branch Library presents Shelby County Trustee Bob Patterson as a part of the Second Thursday Community Lecture series at 11:30 a.m. today at the library, located at 5094 Poplar Ave. Call 682-1616.
43. Archived Article
- Tuesday, August 09, 2005
2670 Frayser Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38127
Cost: $2.5 million
Buyer: J. Paul McNamara and Donna Lynch Ayers, trustees
Seller: CP Rad Tonj LLC
Property: Property at 2670 Frayser Blvd. near Range Line Road.
44. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, October 05, 2004
Recap has nine entries so far because I dont have a feature interview yet
FaxonGillis Prepares to Start Downtown Condos
2.58 acres near
Cost: $8 million
Borrower: FaxonGillis Inc.
Lender: National Bank of Commerce <...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 05, 2002
Antonio L Antonio L. Mathews joined the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as an associate. Mathews concentrates his practice in the area of litigation. He earned a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee and a law d...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Todd Proctor was promoted to director of institutional sales at First Mercantile Todd Proctor was promoted to director of institutional sales at First Mercantile. He joined First Mercantile in 1997 as a retirement plan consultant from Merrill Lynch ...
47. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, April 05, 2001
PlanetRx slapped PlanetRx slapped with suit over IPO A hedge-fund investor has sued PlanetRx.com and its initial public offering underwriters, accusing them of violating securities laws. SDR Investors alleges the parties engaged in market manipulati...
48. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, August 22, 2000
The Knoxville area and Kentucky state offices of the U The Knoxville area and Kentucky state offices of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will sponsor a four-day institute for community and economic development professionals in Ke...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 20, 2000
Calendar Feb March 20 Consumer Credit Counseling Service hosts a free "Get Creditable" seminar from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at 2158 Union Ave., Suite 400. For reservations, call 323-4909, ext. 1007. March 21 The Memphis chapter of the National As...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 1997
Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998 Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998. Other elected ...
51. Archived Article: Johnny Rockets
- Monday, May 13, 1996
5-13 chg johnny rockets Construction starts on new 50s-style restaurant By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Construction has started on the new Johnny Rockets restaurant being built at 567 Perkins Extended by franchisee David Kaplan of Mission Contr...
52. Archived Article: Inv Focus Jts
- Monday, March 11, 1996
3/4 jts invest. focus Mutual funds burgeoning despite pessimistic predictions Equity bulges under low interest rates By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Despite the generally lousy predictions for 1996 made by many analysts last year, money is pouring in...
53. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 12, 1996
01/05 Calendar Feb. 12 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club. The speaker will be Dr. William Bourland of The Orthopaedic Clinic, who will address "Reduction of Workers Compensation Costs by P...
54. Archived Article: Inv Briefs
- Monday, January 29, 1996
01/29 Inv briefs The Mid-South Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners will hold its monthly luncheon meeting on Feb. 7 at 11:45 a.m. at the Racquet Club. Robert M. Crowe, a financial consultant, writer and educator, will speak on t...