VOL. 123 | NO. 187 | Wednesday, September 24, 2008
During the question-and-answer part of FedEx Corp.’s earnings conference call Thursday, the first question came from Morgan Keegan & Co. analyst Art Hatfield, and he quickly got to the point.
More than 2.2 million Americans are affected by atrial fibrillation, according to the American Heart Association.
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners this week delayed a vote on a resolution that would take the group out of The Pyramid business.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Nashville continues to see the worst gasoline shortage in the Southeast, the region hardest hit by supply problems after Hurricane Ike.
Construction loans are few and far between these days as builders cope with the housing downturn by financing – and therefore starting – fewer homes.
Chuck Newell has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Landmark Community Bank and will be based in Landmark’s Collierville branch.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As Congress moves on the financial bailout plan, restructuring of troubled mortgages should be part of the final package, the head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday.
TOKYO (AP) - Nomura, Japan's largest brokerage, said Tuesday it would buy the European and Middle Eastern operations of Lehman Brothers - just a day after disclosing it had acquired the Asian units of the failed U.S. investment bank.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Bush tried to assure world leaders on Tuesday that he is acting decisively and quickly to contain a U.S. financial crisis that is going global.
NEW YORK (AP) - A rebuffed Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. is trying to entice the shareholders of biotech company ImClone Systems Inc. with a sweetened $62-per-share tender offer.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran's president blamed U.S. military interventions around the world in part for the collapse of global financial markets ahead of his speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly.