VOL. 123 | NO. 185 | Monday, September 22, 2008
About half a dozen community meetings had been held and roughly 3,000 signatures gathered on a petition as of last week in an effort to stop the world’s largest retailer from building a new Supercenter in Cordova.
The phone has been ringing nonstop for Sam Goff, mortgage loan originator for Evolve Mortgage and vice president of the Memphis Mortgage Bankers Association (MMBA).
Members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners aren’t ready to vote on the Bass Pro Shops Pyramid deal just yet.
K. William “Bill” Chandler, founder of real estate information company Chandler Reports and real estate appraisal company Chandler & Chandler, died Sept. 12 in his Memphis home after a lengthy battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). He was 72.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government, trying to boost investor confidence in the face of a market crisis, took the dramatic step Friday of temporarily banning a practice of betting against financial stocks.
On a recent Wednesday morning at Simple Strokes Therapy in Southaven, 8-year-old Matthew Gary worked with an occupational therapist. Matthew, who has an undiagnosed developmental disorder, is learning to walk and communicate better.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve announced separate actions Friday designed to bolster $2 trillion of assets in money market funds, which had come under threat from one of the worst financial crises in decades.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Global stock markets roared higher Friday after news of a U.S. government plan to rescue banks from toxic mortgage debt raised investors' hopes amid the world's worst financial crisis in decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush on Friday asked Congress to approve extensive federal intervention in financial markets that he said is both warranted and essential to halt the worst financial crisis in decades. "We must act now," he said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced Friday that mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will step up their purchases of mortgage-backed securities to help provide support to the crippled housing market.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Republican John McCain said Friday the Federal Reserve needs to stop bailing out failed financial institutions.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen plans to headline a fundraiser for the Democratic nominee who replaced incumbent Sen. Rosalind Kurita on the ticket in Senate District 22.
Average days on market for homes listed in the Memphis area, as recorded in the Multiple Listing Service.