VOL. 123 | NO. 208 | Thursday, October 23, 2008
The Memphis City Council reopened the debate Tuesday night over whether to pay more than $426,000 in legal fees incurred by former Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division president and CEO Joseph Lee starting in early 2007.
Two women are being honored today by the local Association for Women Attorneys.
The playful beat of a jazz orchestra, the plaintive tone of a country song and the urgent notes of a gospel band will reverberate through the sanctuary during the 30th anniversary series of Calvary & the Arts.
NEW YORK (AP) – World stock markets sagged again Wednesday as a barrage of weak corporate earnings stoked fears that the government’s financial intervention won’t keep global economies out of recession.
Tonya D. Butler is a member of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP’s Intellectual Property Protection & Litigation Service Team. She concentrates her practice on music and entertainment law.
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) - Tennessee officials, including Gov. Phil Bredesen, said Wednesday that Volkswagen AG's decision to build a new plant in Chattanooga was clearly a bonus for the state and they were looking forward to working together.
WASHINGTON (AP) - World leaders will meet Nov. 15 in Washington to address the global financial crisis – the first in a series of summits to mitigate what economists predict could be a long and deep downturn.
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices tumbled below $67 a barrel to 16-month lows Wednesday after the government reported big increases in U.S. fuel stockpiles – more evidence that the economic downturn is drying up energy demand.
WASHINGTON (AP) - There is plenty of blame to go around for the ongoing credit crisis, and a House panel investigating the meltdown Wednesday cast much of it on credit ratings agencies like Standard & Poor's for giving good-as-gold ratings to securities backed by subprime mortgage loans.
VIENNA, Austria (AP) - When oil prices go down, OPEC slashes production and the cost of crude rises, right?
Boeing Co.'s third-quarter profit dropped 38 percent as a strike and supplier production problems hurt results at the world's No. 2 commercial airplane maker. Its shares fell more than 6 percent in afternoon trading on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T Inc.'s earnings rose 5.5 percent in the third quarter, but missed analyst expectations in part because of strong sales of iPhones, which the carrier subsidizes.