VOL. 123 | NO. 205 | Monday, October 20, 2008
A legal question that could change the face of public education in Memphis was among the third quarter court filings in Shelby County, when the total number of filings experienced a decline, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
The impact of the federal government’s flurry of moves to shore up the country’s financial marketplace soon may be visible among local and regional players. But opinions are mixed about what the impact here will be.
A third Wal-Mart Supercenter for Cordova and a sell-off of the county’s share of The Pyramid and the Mid-South Fairgrounds top today’s agenda of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners.
Companies have a better shot of surviving the economic downturn if they adapt their business models and strategies to the current conditions. Knowing this, executives at VersaTube Building Systems have undertaken a new marketing approach for their product line.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government’s drastic economic rescue efforts eventually will pay off, President Bush insisted Friday, offering calming words to anxious Americans but no suggestion of a quick revival.
The real bikers go to Super Cycle, says loyal customer R.K. “Blue Foot” Wimbley.
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street ended a tumultuous two-week run relatively quietly Friday, finishing another back-and-forth session mixed as investors were cheered by signs of easing in the credit markets and managed to absorb lackluster economic news with equanimity.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government investment funds from China and Qatar are moving new money into Western financial companies, a sign that the cash-rich funds haven't completely pulled back from the volatile U.S. and European markets.
NEW YORK (AP) - The dollar was slightly lower against most major currencies Friday after grim data on the U.S. housing sector showed that troubles in that arena are far from over.
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) - As negotiations for General Motors Corp. to acquire Chrysler LLC appear to be gaining momentum, United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger said Friday he is very concerned that the deal may happen, with many workers losing their jobs.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Drug giant Pfizer Inc. has reached an $894 million deal to end most of the lawsuits over its two prescription pain relievers, the popular Celebrex and a similar drug, Bextra, no longer on the market.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For years, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have been the far-off technological bets of the auto industry – the car that holds the promise of gasoline-free driving.