VOL. 128 | NO. 246 | Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Memphis-based FedEx Corp. posted net income of $500 million, or $1.57 per share, in its fiscal second quarter, which ended Nov. 30.
Beale Street developer steps down after 30 years
It’s been more than three years since city leaders declared the next chapter of the Beale Street entertainment district was about to begin.
The issue of how much to pay elected officials was settled Monday, Dec. 16, by the Shelby County Commission on one front.
Memphis City Council members again rejected Tuesday, Dec. 17, an increase in the city’s monthly solid waste fee and affirmed a 2.1 percent hike in the Memphis Light Gas and Water Division water rate hike.
The three Nashville friends who started Batch Nashville, which delivers a surprise batch of local goods each month to subscribers’ doorsteps, are bringing the service to Memphis.
Shelby County Commissioner Wyatt Bunker’s last meeting as a commissioner Monday, Dec. 16, saw Democrats supporting his resolution of “no confidence” in Shelby County Elections Administrator Richard Holden.
Memphis could be getting a new hotel at a prime Downtown location.
Dr. Michael M. Van Vliet has joined the department of plastic surgery at UT Medical Group, has been named assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and has been appointed director of burn critical care for the Firefighters Regional Burn Center at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
If you’ve found yourself on the sidelines, hesitant to commit to social media until now, it’s time to get in the game. Social media is here for the long haul, and every day that you delay, you’re losing market share and handing your competitors a coveted competitive advantage.
Thanks to the Federal Reserve’s dedication to increasing your net worth, 2013 will go down as one of the most prosperous years on file. Stock prices have increased more than 20 percent and U.S. home prices have increased nearly 15 percent. These gains hit national headlines, but the gains for back-page asset classes are equally impressive.
MEMPHIS (AP) – A Memphis pediatric group has agreed to pay the state more than $540,000 to settle allegations that the group was overcharging on TennCare billings.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The State Funding Board has made its revenue projections for the upcoming budget year.
NASHVILLE (AP) – State Rep. Mike Turner has decided to remain House Democratic Caucus chairman.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn't bad just for individuals.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumer prices stayed flat in November, held down by falling gas prices. Inflation remains low across the broader economy, giving the Federal Reserve latitude to continue its extraordinary stimulus program.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Is this week when the Federal Reserve finally slows its aggressive stimulus for the economy? Or does it want to await more evidence of a consistently improving economy?
U.S. homebuilders' confidence bounced back strongly this month, a sign that construction and industry hiring may pick up in coming months.
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) – Microsoft expects to finish its search for CEO Steve Ballmer's replacement by early next year.