VOL. 130 | NO. 117 | Wednesday, June 17, 2015
FedEx Corp., hit by unfavorable currency exchange rates, lower fuel surcharges and special charges, reported lower-than-expected revenue and profits for the fiscal fourth quarter.
Memphis City Council members put off final budget votes Tuesday, June 16, after trying for several hours to rearrange Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.'s budget proposal.
The warm weather means it's that time of year again for Memphis diners.
An Atlanta-based firm has acquired a large industrial portfolio from Belz Enterprises.
Amjad “AJ” Odeh moved to Memphis in 1996 to partner with Osama Eltaych at the old Sam’s Hamburgers & More that was operating at 16 S. Front St.
The Shelby County Schools board didn’t take any votes Monday, June 15, as it got a look at more specific recommendations to change health insurance benefits for retirees and employees, including teachers.
The last time Shelby County Commissioners talked as a group about a county budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, the consensus they thought they had reached was falling apart.
Lifeblood celebrates Donor Fest with 'human blood drop'
Lifeblood donors, employees, family and friends celebrated the sixth annual Donor Fest by forming a human blood drop Saturday, June 13.
Jeremy Chism has joined Capital Advisors/Bellwether Enterprise as vice president to open the company’s Memphis commercial real estate loan production office. The firm provides financing solutions through a vast network of insurance companies, CMBS lenders and commercial lenders for commercial real estate.
Far too many companies look to past growth as the single best predictor of future growth in setting annual revenue targets with little analysis of the factors driving that past progress, anticipated market shifts over the coming year, and the predictability of the sales and marketing strategies built into their annual plan. It is a goal-setting process with a high likelihood for failure caused by either unrealistically high goals or those which aren’t nearly aggressive enough.
Bonds Can Lose Money After All. Heightened Fed concerns mixed with rising inflation indices in the U.S. and Europe have continued to press interest rates higher across the curve.
HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The massive Huntsville estate of former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker is going up for auction.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee is asking a federal appeals court to throw out a class-action lawsuit that claims the state left thousands of TennCare applicants in indefinite limbo, with their applications neither approved nor rejected.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The state comptroller's audit division has won the 2015 excellence in accountability award from the National State Auditors Association.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Twitter's lame-duck CEO Dick Costolo says he is leaving the company stocked with new features that will boost revenue and help make the short-messaging service useful to more people.
WASHINGTON (AP) – With evidence that the U.S. economy is rebounding from a winter slump, the Federal Reserve will likely signal this week that an interest rate increase is coming – just not quite yet.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Popular foods like pie crusts, frostings and microwave popcorn will be largely rid of artery-clogging trans fats after a decision by the Obama administration to phase them out over the next three years.