VOL. 126 | NO. 62 | Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Wine sales in Tennessee’s grocery stores are one step closer to reality.
New tools like the iPad could revolutionize education
The second in a series about how the iPad is revolutionizing local business.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis is putting the finishing touches in its new, state-of-the-art cardiac hybrid suite, which will be used to treat patients with conditions such as coronary blockages and congenital heart defects.
For Memphis City Schools superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash, his two-year contract extension – approved Monday night – is an endorsement of his reform agenda and more time to work on that agenda in a shifting political environment.
The Memphis group working with Union Pacific Corp. to build a bike and pedestrian boardwalk across the Mississippi River will be at the railroad’s Omaha, Neb., headquarters next month.
City Brewing Co. LLC, which has production facilities in La Crosse, Wis., and Latrobe, Pa., is planning to buy the assets of Hardy Bottling Co. in Memphis for $30 million and to invest additional money in the facility over the next five years.
Holli Weatherington has joined Summerall Electric Co. Inc. as president and chief executive officer.
One in three small businesses uses some sort of social media, according to a recent University of Maryland study. A much smaller percentage, however, have figured out what role their employees will play in that strategy.
The S&P 500 has risen 4 percent from its recent March trough and is now only 2 percent below its closing high for the year reached in February. Many might be curious as to how the U.S. stock market can rise in the midst of a massive economic and humanitarian crisis in Japan, which comprises almost 9 percent of global economic output.
Do you really know your team and their capabilities? Do you understand what kind of work they like to do best? Could their hobbies or avocations come into play in your workplace? Are there skills they’d like to further develop? And how much better could your company function if you took the time to consider these things?
NEW YORK (AP) – Rising prices at the gas pump and in grocery aisles are starting to crimp shoppers' outlook.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators are proposing to exempt certain mortgages from new rules aimed at getting banks to take on more risk when package and sell mortgage investments.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve plans to release documents on Thursday identifying banks that received Fed loans to survive the financial crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The financial overhaul law that President Barack Obama and Democrats enacted last year will cost nearly $1 billion to implement this year, according to Congress' chief auditor.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans plan to introduce eight bills on Tuesday that would each take a small step toward pushing taxpayer-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of business, according to congressional aides and lobbyists.
NEW YORK (AP) – Home prices are falling in most major U.S. cities, and the average prices in four of them are at their lowest point in 11 years. Analysts expect further prices declines in most cities in the coming months.