VOL. 122 | NO. 229 | Monday, December 3, 2007
The best companies - those that not only survive, but thrive - are the ones that adapt to changing times and changing marketplaces.
CNN talk show host Wolf Blitzer earlier this month peppered the U.S. Army's highest-ranking non-commissioned officer with questions about the situation in Iraq. Blitzer, the host of CNN's "Late Edition," asked about everything from troop morale to the availability of munitions.
When coming up with a name for his new company, Paul Miller Sr. wanted one he was sure customers would be able to remember. Thinking of the excitement associated with Christmas and the holiday season, he came up with Yuletide.
Too many items on the agenda and not enough meeting time. That's the bottom line rationale for a call by most on the Shelby County Board of Commissioners to change the Tennessee Open Meetings Law, also known informally as the Sunshine Law.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumers battered by a slumping housing market and a credit crunch slowed the growth in spending to the smallest amount in four months. In another sign of weakness, construction activity fell by a larger-than-expected amount.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve policymakers should consider the impact of turbulent financial markets on the economy's health when weighing interest rate decisions, a Fed official said Friday.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee officials and lawyers say the Internal Revenue Service has given final approval to a $55 million settlement over a disputed charitable trust.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen doesn't like Democrats' chances in the U.S. Senate race next fall.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Bush administration is working with industry on a plan to extend lower, introductory interest rates on home loans before they reset at higher levels.