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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. Fueling Film
- Tuesday, September 09, 2014
FuelFilm, a nonprofit that wants to serve as a launch pad of sorts for independent filmmakers and to kick the Memphis film industry up a notch, is ready for its close-up.
The organization has already seen a productive 2014 and is moving forward with big plans for the 5-year-old nonprofit. Already, for example, it’s raised more than $40,000 in outside funding and supported the creation of more than two dozen short films and five features, not to mention the 35 workshops, panels and events it has run.
5. 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.
6. Lights, Camera, Action
- Monday, July 16, 2012
The pot of state money available to spur film production in Tennessee got a couple million dollars richer a few months ago.
Thanks to a measure sponsored this past legislative session by state Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, an additional $2 million is now available to incentivize film production in the state. But the good news goes deeper than that seven-figure sum for Tennessee’s film industry.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. Nonprofit FuelFilm Hosts Filmmakers Media Expo
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
FuelFilm, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the internal growth of Memphis’ film industry, will hold a Filmmakers Media Expo from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at The Skye Grille (formerly Quetzal), 668 Union Ave.
12. 48 Hour Film Launch Aims to Inspire Movie-Makers
- Thursday, February 17, 2011
Expect lights, camera and action along the streets of South Main and the banks of the Mississippi River this weekend as veteran and aspiring filmmakers alike will attempt to create five short films in just 48 hours.
13. Cody Named Co-Chair Of Society Of Attorneys General Emeritus
- Thursday, April 01, 2010
Attorney Michael Cody of Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC was recently named co-chairman of the Society of Attorneys General Emeritus (SAGE).
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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."
17. 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."
18. 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.
- Thursday, October 15, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Ken Kimble, director of development and marketing for Boy Scouts of America Chickasaw Council, will speak. Cost is $65 for members and $125 for nonmembers. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. 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.
26. 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.
27. 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.
28. 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.
29. 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.
30. 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.
32. 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.
33. 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.
34. 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
35. 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 <...
36. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, January 10, 2003
Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
Working to bring 2,000 lawyers together for the common good necessitates adroit leadership ability and careful balance.
However, the new president of the Memphis Bar Asso...
37. Archived Article: Mba P2
- Friday, November 01, 2002
Bar announces election nominees
Bar announces election nominees
David Wade, Memphis Bar Association president, has released the report of the nominations and elections committee.
The 2003 president is Irma W. Merrill. The vice president is ...
38. 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...
39. 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 ...
40. Archived Article: Mba P.2
- Thursday, November 01, 2001
Memphis Bar Association nominees set
Memphis Bar Association nominees set
G. Patrick Arnoult, Memphis Bar Association president, has released the report of the nominations and elections committee.
The 2002 president will be David Wade. Vice...
41. 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...
42. Archived Article: Mba P.2
- Friday, November 03, 2000
Bar Association announces nominees Bar Association announces nominees William H. Haltom Jr., president of the Memphis Bar Association, has released the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee for 2001. The 2001 president will be G. Patrick...
43. 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...
44. 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...
45. Archived Article: Page 2
- Thursday, November 18, 1999
MBA finalizes officer, director slate for 2000 MBA finalizes officer, director slate for 2000 The slate of candidates for the Memphis Bar Associations election of officers and directors for 2000 has been finalized, the MBA announced last week. David...
46. Archived Article: Law Focus1
- Thursday, October 28, 1999
Memphis Bar Association announced nominees Memphis Bar Association announced nominees The Memphis Bar Association has released the report of its nominations and elections committee, which was chaired by Prince Chambliss. The association president fo...
47. Archived Article: Back-mba
- Tuesday, November 17, 1998
Bar association releases Bar association releases final slate of candidates The Memphis Bar Association has released its final slate of candidates for 1999 officers and directors. One nomination from the membership Thomas H. Fulton for the board of ...
48. Archived Article: Law Offices
- Thursday, November 05, 1998
Local bar association Local bar association nominees announced The Memphis Bar Association has released the report of its nominations and elections committee for 1999 offices. The 1999 president will be Dorothy J. Pounders and the vice president wil...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 06, 1998
July 8 July 8 The Consumer Credit Counseling Service will offer a free seminar on financing a childs education from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2158 Union Ave., Suite 400. For reservations, call 323-4909, Ext. 1007. Mensa will meet at the Unicorn restaur...
50. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 29, 1998
June 29 June 29 Consumer Credit Counseling Service will offer a free seminar on budgeting and credit for two from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2400 Poplar Ave., Suite 510. For reservations, call 323-4909, Ext. 1007. June 30 Mid-South Environmental Forum w...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 03, 1997
Lisa Sanford has been named assistant vice president of executive banking for Enterprise National Bank at its Poplar/Ridgeway location Lisa Sanford has been named assistant vice president of executive banking for Enterprise National Bank at its Popl...
52. 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 ...
53. 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...
54. 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...