VOL. 123 | NO. 177 | Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. in August retained its spot as the top seller of homes in Shelby County in terms of dollar amount, marking the seventh month out of eight this year that the New York-based trust company ranked No. 1, according to the latest residential sellers report from real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
Two recent Tennessee Supreme Court cases could affect the way local hospitals handle their admissions procedures, said local attorney Barry Shanker of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.
Bryan Jordan, the new CEO of First Horizon National Corp., was in New York Tuesday, busy with a task he also tackled at the end of his first week in the CEO’s chair Friday.
Deidre Malone began her one-year term as chair of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners this week with an emphasis on a familiar issue – education funding.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve has auctioned another $25 billion in loans to squeezed banks to help them overcome credit problems.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Congress should view the next few months as a “time out” in the highly charged debate over what to do with mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Ted Simpson has been hired by FirstBank as its Memphis city president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government will run a near-record deficit of $407 billion this year, according to the latest Capitol Hill estimates.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is urging owners of 5 million recalled Ford vehicles to bring them to dealerships to repair a cruise control switch system that has been tied to engine fires.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Landmark legislation that would give federal health authorities the power to regulate the tobacco industry is unlikely to pass this year.
NEW YORK (AP) - Gannett Co. is eliminating about 100 management jobs at its newspapers across the country on top of about 1,000 job cuts, including 600 layoffs, announced last month.