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1. US Imposes New Security Measures on Incoming Cargo Shipments -

U.S. authorities are requiring airlines to give them more notice about certain types of cargo that officials believe may pose a security risk.

The new measure took effect Tuesday.

Carriers operating planes with commercial cargo now must send certain information about that cargo to U.S. Customs and Border Protection before loading the plane.

2. Wells Fargo Reportedly Altered Customer Docs; Exec Retires -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo employees in its wholesale banking business allegedly improperly altered information on documents related to corporate customers, The Wall Street Journal reports.

3. Wells Fargo Agrees to Pay $480M to Settle Shareholder Suits -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Wells Fargo says it has agreed to pay $480 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit brought by shareholders who claim the bank misstated or failed to disclose details about its sales practices.

4. Wells Fargo Fined $1B for Mortgage, Auto Lending Abuses -

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to misconduct at its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest punishment levied against the banking giant for widespread customer abuses.

5. MEM Still Ranked World’s 2nd Busiest Cargo Airport -

Memphis International Airport has cemented its status as the second busiest cargo airport in the world for another year, with more than 4.33 million metric tons of cargo passing through in 2017.

That volume of cargo marks a 0.3 increase over last year’s numbers, according to the preliminary 2017 world airport traffic rankings just released by Airports Council International.

6. MEM Still Ranked World’s Second Busiest Cargo Airport -

Memphis International Airport has cemented its status as the second busiest cargo airport in the world for another year, with more than 4.33 million metric tons of cargo passing through in 2017.

That volume of cargo marks a 0.3 increase over last year’s numbers, according to the preliminary 2017 world airport traffic rankings just released by Airports Council International.

7. United Suspends New Reservations for Pets in Cargo Hold -

United Airlines is pausing its pet-shipping business after mishaps that included a dog winding up in Japan instead of Kansas.

United said Tuesday that it will halt PetSafe reservations while it reviews the service, which lets customers ship pets as cargo. Fees can run several hundred dollars for a medium-size or big dog.

8. WSJ: Fed Investigation Into Wells Fargo Broadens -

NEW YORK (AP) – A federal investigation into Wells Fargo has broadened to include its wealth-management division, according to a Wall Street Journal report Friday.

Wells Fargo is wrestling with the aftermath of a scandal in its retail banking unit in which, among other things, employees opened up millions of fake accounts without customer authorization.

9. Federal Reserve Imposes New Penalties on Wells Fargo -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve is imposing more penalties on Wells Fargo, freezing the bank's growth until it can prove it has improved its internal controls. In addition, bank agreed to replace four board members.

10. MAA Releases Fourth-Quarter Results -

Memphis-based real estate investment trust MAA wrapped up what chief operating officer Tom Grimes called a “year of significant change for our organization” by reporting fourth-quarter net income of $122.5 million, or $1.08 per diluted common share.

11. Wells Fargo Q4 Results Rise 17 Pct; Posts Gain From Tax Bill -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo says its fourth-quarter earnings rose 17 percent from a year ago, as the consumer banking giant benefited from the recently passed GOP tax bill, but incurred additional costs related to improper sales practices and other matters.

12. Trump Says Fines for Wells Fargo Will Not be Dropped -

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump weighed in on an investigation into scandal-plagued Wells Fargo, tweeting Friday that fines and penalties against the bank would not be dropped, and may actually be "substantially increased."

13. Passenger, Cargo Traffic Increases at MEM -

Passenger and cargo traffic numbers at Memphis International Airport in October are up year over year.

A total of 197,093 passengers boarded planes at Memphis International in October, which is up 6.8 percent compared to 184,437 passengers in October 2016.

14. Passenger, Cargo Traffic Increases at Memphis Airport -

Passenger and cargo traffic numbers at the Memphis International Airport in October are up year over year.

A total of 197,093 passengers boarded planes at Memphis International in October, which is up nearly 13,000 passengers, or 6.8 percent compared from 184,437 passengers in October 2016.

15. Wells Fargo Says 3.5 Million Accounts Involved in Scandal -

NEW YORK (AP) – The scope of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers' permission between 2009 and 2016.

16. Wells Fargo Faces Lawsuits, Angry Lawmakers Over Car Lending -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo is now facing at least three lawsuits from customers who say they were hurt by the bank's latest scandal, over how it operated its auto lending business.

The bank admitted last week that roughly 570,000 customers were signed up for car insurance that they did not need. Many couldn't afford both the car payment and the extra insurance, which made them fall behind in payments. At least in 20,000 cases, cars were repossessed.

17. Using Jargon Not Always a Crime -

We tell ourselves that the use of clever, intentional phrasing designed to encapsulate thoughts as succinctly as possible is the perfect method for communicating with our audience. But are we telling ourselves the truth?

18. Lawyers: Wells Fargo Created About 3.5 Million Fake Accounts -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Lawyers representing aggrieved customers suing Wells Fargo have said the bank may have opened about 3.5 million unauthorized accounts, far more than bank and regulators disclosed last year.

19. Wells Fargo Ups Sales Practices Settlement to $142 Million -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo agreed Friday to expand a recently settled class-action lawsuit by an additional $32 million as well as extend claims for fraudulent accounts that may have been opened going back to 2002.

20. Wells Fargo Claws Back $75M From Top Execs in Sales Scandal -

NEW YORK (AP) – The problems at Wells Fargo and its overly aggressive sales culture date back at least 15 years, and management had little interest in dealing with the issue until it spiraled out of control resulting in millions of accounts being opened fraudulently, according to an investigation by the company's board of directors.

21. Wells Fargo CEO: Fixing Fake Accounts Will Take More Time -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan said the company could need several more months to resolve customer damage tied to its massive sales practices scandal, such as figuring out if people had trouble getting approved for other loans because of the fake accounts bank employees opened.

22. Intel Drops $15B on Mobileye in Race for a Driverless Future -

DETROIT (AP) – Intel will buy Israel's Mobileye in a deal valued at about $15 billion, instantly propelling the computer chip and technology giant to the forefront of autonomous vehicle technology.

23. Customers Avoid New Wells Fargo Accounts After Sales Scandal -

NEW YORK (AP) – Customers are still turning their backs on Wells Fargo after a scandal over sales practices, with the bank saying Friday the number of new checking accounts people opened was down 31 percent in January from a year earlier.

24. Consolidation of Cargo Carriers Puts Ocean Freight Industry at ‘Crossroads’ -

Memphis-based Dunavant Global Logistics Group and Mallory Alexander International Logistics are prime players in the ocean freight business as non-vessel operating common carriers, otherwise known as NVOCCs. And each, according to a consultant who used to work as an executive for one of larger ocean freight lines in the industry, has a strong reputation.

25. Cargo Pilot Strike in Ohio May Delay Amazon, DHL Shipping -

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) – Pilots for a cargo airline that carries packages for Amazon and DHL went on strike Tuesday, potentially causing delivery delays just as the holiday shopping season swings into high gear.

26. Wells Fargo Discloses SEC Investigation for Sales Practices -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo has confirmed that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating its sales practices, and revealed that it has almost doubled to $1.7 billion the amount set aside to deal with its legal problems.

27. House Panel to Probe Wells Fargo Opening of Accounts -

WASHINGTON (AP) – A House panel is starting an investigation of Wells Fargo amid a growing scandal over its opening of millions of unauthorized accounts.

The House Financial Services Committee on Friday announced an investigation of the allegedly illegal activity by Wells Fargo employees to meet aggressive sales goals as well as the role of federal regulators in the debacle.

28. Wells Fargo Cutting Sales Goal in Wake of Hefty Fine -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo is cutting its aggressive product sales goals for retail bankers, the bank announced Tuesday after state and federal regulators fined it $185 million last week for allegedly opening millions of unauthorized accounts to meet those targets.

29. Amazon Unveils Cargo Plane As It Expands Delivery Network -

SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant's own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process.

30. Wells Fargo Says Small Business Optimism Ticks Up Slightly -

Small business owners showed a modest uptick in optimism in a survey released Thursday by Wells Fargo & Co.

31. Justices Reject Wal-Mart, Wells Fargo Class-Action Appeals -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is turning down appeals by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. of multimillion-dollar class-action judgments.

32. Tenn. Council Joins Effort to End US-Cuba Trade Embargo -

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee business and community leaders assembled Monday to support a bipartisan public policy group in its effort to end the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba.

Engage Cuba held a round table discussion with the leaders and announced the formation of a 15-member Tennessee State Council, representing an array of sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing, business and the arts.

33. FedEx Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing -

A FedEx cargo plane has safely landed in St. Louis after smoke was reported inside the aircraft.

The plane made an emergency landing at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday at Lambert Airport. Lambert spokesman Jeff Lea says four crew members evacuated by emergency slide. One of them was taken to a hospital for evaluation for an undisclosed injury. Lea did not have any details about how the injury occurred or the extent of it.

34. Precious Cargo -

In November, a trailer full of new, pre-released LeBron James shoes made by Nike was stolen in the Memphis area.

But thanks to a local task force dedicated to stopping cargo theft, the Oregon-based sports apparel giant, which operates a massive distribution center in Frayser, was able to recover nearly all of the shoes, which were valued at around $700,000.

35. Churchill Joins Gateway Group -

Natalie Churchill has joined Gateway Group Personnel as recruiting assistant for the temporary staffing division. In her new role, Churchill will source, qualify and interview candidates to place in positions ranging from accounting, administration (receptionists to executive administrative assistants), medical office, human resources and customer service.

36. Minimizing Jargon -

Recently, my doctor explained a topic so complicated that even my two advanced degrees weren’t helping to decipher what she was talking about.

“If we were talking about marketing, I’d completely understand,” I said. “But, unfortunately I don’t. Can you explain this to me again in a more simple way?” My doctor paused, laughed, and said, “You know, this is how I feel when my pest guy comes to tell me about my lawn. I have no idea what he’s talking about!”

37. Wells Fargo Sets $100 Billion Small-Business Lending Goal -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo has set a goal of at least $100 billion in new loans to small businesses over the next five years.

The bank, which announced the goal Thursday, plans a marketing and education program to make small businesses aware of its services. The company made nearly $19 billion in new small business loans last year.

38. Wells Fargo in $591 Million Deal With Fannie Mae -

Wells Fargo says it has made a $591 million deal with Fannie Mae to settle obligations related to loans that went bad after the housing bubble burst.

The deal announced Monday covers loans made through 2008. Wells Fargo & Co. says it resolves nearly all repurchase liabilities it has with Fannie Mae, the federal mortgage buyer.

39. Wells Fargo in $591 Million Deal With Fannie Mae -

Wells Fargo says it has made a $591 million deal with Fannie Mae to settle obligations related to loans that went bad after the housing bubble burst.

The deal announced Monday covers loans made through 2008. Wells Fargo & Co. says it resolves nearly all repurchase liabilities it has with Fannie Mae, the federal mortgage buyer.

40. Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads -

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — To steal huge shipments of valuable cargo, thieves are turning to a deceptively simple tactic: They pose as truckers, load the freight onto their own tractor-trailers and drive away with it.

41. Wells Fargo's Profit Up 13 Percent; Revenue Slips -

Third-quarter profit for Wells Fargo & Co., the biggest U.S. mortgage lender, jumped 13 percent as a decline in revenue from mortgage lending was offset by reduced expenses and fewer soured loans.

42. Wells Fargo Donates to 10 Memphis Nonprofits -

Ten nonprofit groups in Memphis have been chosen to receive $1,000 grants as part of Wells Fargo’s Days of Giving program.

The program has exceeded $500,000 in donations to Memphis-area groups since it began four years ago.

43. Wells Fargo to Lay Off 1,800 Mortgage Employees -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo & Co. says it plans to lay off an additional 1,800 employees from its mortgage department. The plans come after the bank cut about 2,300 jobs from the same unit in August.

44. Wells Fargo Donates to 10 Memphis Nonprofits -

Ten nonprofit groups in Memphis have been chosen to receive $1,000 grants as part of Wells Fargo’s Days of Giving program.

The program has exceeded $500,000 in donations to Memphis-area groups since it began four years ago.

45. Wells Fargo to Lay Off 2,300 Mortgage Workers -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo is laying off workers from its mortgage unit, the latest sign that the mortgage refinancing boom has cooled.

The San Francisco-based bank said it sent 60-day notices to about 2,300 mortgage employees on Wednesday. The layoffs will be at "locations across the country," the bank said in a statement, and a spokesman declined to give details.

46. Lower Costs Help Lift Wells Fargo's Second-Quarter Profit -

Lower expenses and fewer bad loans helped lift Wells Fargo's second-quarter profit by 20 percent, the company reported Friday.

The cost-cutting and improved loan quality helped the nation's biggest U.S. mortgage lender overcome meager revenue growth.

47. Wells Fargo Holds Home Preservation Workshop -

Wells Fargo is holding a free Home Preservation Workshop in Memphis for troubled homeowners.

Wells Fargo has invited 1,250 mortgage customers to the free workshop, which will be held Thursday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. About 75 Wells Fargo home preservation specialists will be on hand to answer questions, make alternative arrangements and offer help where possible to any homeowner whose mortgage is linked to Wells. That would include people who have mortgages through Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wachovia Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial and Wells Fargo Home Equity.

48. Wells Fargo Funds Start Homebuyer Program -

A major effort to help people buy and keep homes in Memphis and Shelby County has launched, thanks to funding received by Memphis and Shelby County from Wells Fargo.

The Memphis-Shelby County Helping Homebuyers program is providing down payment assistance of up to $15,000 to qualifying borrowers who buy and live in a home in the city or county. The funds also can be used for renovation.

49. Wells Fargo Expands Mobile Deposit Nationwide -

Wells Fargo & Co. has announced the nationwide expansion of its mobile deposit service.

Using an Android or iPhone device, customers can deposit checks into their eligible Wells Fargo accounts by taking pictures of the front and back of the check. During the initial launch, from June through October and which spanned 15 states, customers used the mobile deposit service to deposit more than 600,000 checks.

50. Fire Suppression Systems Urged in All Cargo Planes -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The government should require fire suppression systems in all cargo containers or compartments of planes to prevent the kind of ferocious in-flight blazes that have killed four cargo pilots over the past six years, federal accident investigators said Wednesday.

51. Jones Center Fulfills Dream at First Assembly Christian School -

If the walls could talk in the log cabin on the campus of First Assembly Christian School in Cordova, they might tell stories of home life in 1836 or of the visiting missionaries who used to stay there.

52. Wells Fargo Survey: Retirement Picture Looks Grim -

If a Wells Fargo & Co. survey is any indication, there’s no way to sugarcoat it: The retirement years look bleak for a large swath of the U.S. population. Take the fact that, according to the survey, more than one-third of respondents might find themselves living close to poverty in their golden years. Those 34 percent expect their retirement income to be half of their current income.

53. Wells Fargo Earnings Rise as Loan Book Grows -

Wells Fargo posted record earnings in the third quarter as the bank increased mortgage lending and pocketed more fees.

Wells, the nation's biggest mortgage lender, expanded its loan portfolio by making new loans to consumers. It collected more interest on loans than in the same period a year earlier.

54. Cuts Temper Revenue, Cargo Improvements at Airport -

Memphis International Airport saw a boost in revenues and cargo handled during the month of August compared to projections for the month.

But a second round of cuts in Delta Air Lines flights to and from the airport as well as a shift from air to ground and ocean services worldwide for Memphis-based FedEx Corp. tempered the optimism at the Thursday, Sept. 20, meeting of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board of commissioners.

55. Settlement Brings Milestone in Wells Fargo Case -

The announcement that Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to settle a three-year-old lawsuit filed by Memphis and Shelby County governments over the company’s lending practices – with the settlement including certain local lending commitments on Wells’ part – was certainly a denouement in the case.

56. City Needs to Keep Eye on Wells Fargo -

The out-of-court settlement by the city and county with Wells Fargo of the lawsuit alleging discriminatory and racially motivated home mortgage refinancing practices has great potential.

But there should be more to it than dollar figures.

57. Wells Fargo, City Settle Discrimination Suit -

Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit the Memphis and Shelby County governments filed against the bank by setting a five-year mortgage lending goal of $425 million here, including $125 million in home purchase lending to low- and moderate-income borrowers.

58. FAA to Reopen Fatigue Rules for Cargo Pilots -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration will revisit a decision to exempt cargo airlines from new rules to prevent pilot fatigue, saying it made "errors" in cost calculations used to justify the exemption.

59. MEM Closes Cargo Gap With Hong Kong Airport -

Memphis International Airport remained the world’s second-busiest cargo airport in the world in 2011, its second year in that ranking, but the busiest cargo airport in the U.S. – thanks largely to the FedEx Super Hub at Memphis.

60. Wells Fargo Gives $200K to Nature Conservancy -

Wells Fargo & Co. is giving The Nature Conservancy $200,000 to help fund the group’s work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for long-term recovery and restoration along the Mississippi River.

61. Grizzlies Sign G Josh Selby, G Jeremy Pargo -

MEMPHIS (AP) – The Memphis Grizzlies have signed second-round draft pick Josh Selby and free agent Jeremy Pargo.

They also added five more free agents to their training camp roster Saturday.

62. Wells Fargo Slashes Student Loan Rates -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo & Co. is lowering the interest rates on its student loans. But families should think twice before jumping at the offer.

63. Wells Fargo Agrees to Pay $37M in Bid-Rigging Case -

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Wells Fargo & Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to pay at least $37 million in a lawsuit which alleges several banks rigged bidding competitions to win business from state and local governments.

64. Wells Fargo Donates $8K to Memphis Groups -

Wells Fargo has chosen eight local nonprofits for $1,000 donations, which the bank presented Wednesday, Sept. 28.

In the Memphis area, the groups are the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis; DeSoto County School District, Friends for Life; Latino Memphis Inc.; Living Legacy Inc.; Memphis Child Advocacy Center; Metamorphosis Inc.; and Old West Special Trails.

65. Wells Fargo Puts an End to Debit Rewards -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo customers had to see it coming. The San Francisco-based bank says it will end its debit rewards program for existing customers in October. The bank had already ended enrollment in the program to new customers earlier this year.

66. Wells Fargo to Test $3 Debit Card Fee -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo plans to test a $3 monthly fee for its debit cards starting this fall.

The San Francisco-based bank said the fee will be applied to checking accounts opened in five states starting in October. The fee would be in addition to monthly service fees ranging from $5 to $30 that Wells Fargo already charges.

67. Wells Fargo Unveils Foreign Currency Windows -

Wells Fargo has chosen Memphis along with a few other cities in which to roll out new foreign currency teller windows.

Wells opened its international teller site at a banking store in East Memphis, at 6445 Poplar Ave, the only Wells site in Memphis currently with the new service.

68. Wells Fargo Bank Under More Scrutiny -

Wells Fargo & Co. is reportedly negotiating with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve a federal probe into whether the lender improperly steered black borrowers into high-cost loans – the same issue over which the lender has been sued by cities including Baltimore and Memphis.

69. Wells Fargo Grant Awarded to YMCA Youth Program -

After receiving a $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo, the Mason YMCA Multicultural Achievers program is continuing to use that money to encourage young people to pursue academic and career success. The YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South and Wells Fargo are helping facilitate the development and skills of youth in the Memphis area.

70. Wells Fargo Rolls Out Fixed-Rate Student Loans -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo is hoping to make its student loans more attractive to families.

The San Francisco-based bank says it is now offering fixed-rate student loans, which is a departure from the industry practice. Unlike federal student loans, the private student loans issued by banks typically come with variable interest rates that are tied to a benchmark rate.

71. Wells Fargo Rebukes Lending Lawsuit -

Wells Fargo has fought for about 18 months to keep allegations about its lending practices, leveled by Memphis and Shelby County governments, from being heard in court.

But last month, a federal judge denied Wells’ motion to dismiss the joint city-county federal lawsuit that alleges Wells aggressively pursued black borrowers to offer them high-cost, predatory home loans.

72. Flood Disruptions Minor for Cargo -

For a local economy built on a cornerstone of transportation and logistics, this week’s historic crest of the Mississippi River at Memphis could have been much worse.

As the waters begin to slowly recede, the companies that move goods through Memphis will continue to do what they did as the waters rose – keep ready the alternate routes worked out well in advance.

73. Federal Judge Denies Local Wells Fargo Suit Dismissal -

One week after a federal judge in Baltimore denied an effort by Wells Fargo to dismiss that city’s mortgage discrimination lawsuit against the lender, a federal judge in Memphis has done the same thing.

74. Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss City-County Suit Against Wells Fargo -

U.S. District Court Judge S. Thomas Anderson has denied a motion by Wells Fargo to dismiss the mortgage discrimination lawsuit filed against the lender in late 2009 by Memphis and Shelby County.

75. Baltimore Wells Fargo Ruling Helps Local Cause -

The city of Baltimore’s mortgage discrimination lawsuit it filed three years ago against San Francisco-based Wells Fargo can go forward now that it has survived Wells’ motion to dismiss the case.

The federal judge presiding over the case published an opinion Friday that gave the green light to Baltimore’s fourth iteration of its suit.

76. Wells Fargo to Lay Off 200 Short-Term Workers -

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday it is laying off 200 employees in its home mortgage division.

77. Cargo Thefts Down, Target Electronics, Food -

Electronics and food and drink remain the favored items in cargo thefts nationally, according to a survey by FreightWatch International.

From February 2010 to January 2011, electronics thefts accounted for 21 percent of all cargo thefts. Food and drinks were 20 percent.

78. Wells Fargo Gives Grant to Memphis Nonprofit -

The Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Housing Foundation has presented a $12,000 grant to the Memphis Consumer Credit Education Association, a nonprofit group that helps families and individuals by providing them education on home buying, credit, budget development and money management.

79. MEM Passengers Down in 2010, Cargo Up -

Year-end passenger and cargo counts for Memphis International Airport showed a slight drop in passenger traffic and growth in cargo.

But the growth in cargo wasn’t enough for the airport to keep its designation as the world’s busiest cargo airport.

80. Wells Fargo 4Q Profit Up, Aided by Lower Reserves -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo & Co., one of the largest lenders to consumers among U.S. banks, on Wednesday said its fourth-quarter profit shot up as its customers opened more accounts and improved their loan paying habits.

81. Wells Fargo to Modify 15K Option-ARM Loans in CA -

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California Attorney General Jerry Brown says Wells Fargo Bank N.A. has agreed to modify adjustable-rate loans made to nearly 15,000 Californians by lenders that it acquired.

82. Menlo Bolsters Local Presence With New Lease -

Menlo Worldwide Logistics LLC is expanding its Memphis-area operations with a new 181,000-square-foot lease in ProLogis Park DeSoto in Olive Branch.

83. October Cargo Theft Jumps 23 Percent -

As the holiday season approaches, increasing freight movement becomes an opportunity for thieves to target high-value loads.

FreightWatch recorded 77 incidents for the month of October, a 23 percent increase over September’s 55 incidents.

84. Emphasis on Cargo Security Heightened -

Memphis’ prime location and robust infrastructure – five Class 1 railroads, several interstate highways, the nation’s fourth-busiest inland waterway port and the world’s largest cargo airport – make it a critical distribution center and focal point for intermodal transportation.

85. Wells Fargo Profit Rises 19 Percent, Tops Forecasts -

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo & Co.'s income rose 19 percent in the three months ending in September as losses from failed loans continued to fall.

86. Argo Joins Crews & Associates as Vice President -

Hayden C. Argo Jr. has joined Crews & Associates Inc. as vice president for the investment-banking firm in the Memphis market. Argo will conduct fixed income securities sales.

87. Wells Fargo to Pay $24M to End Mortgage Probe -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Wells Fargo is paying $24 million to end an investigation by eight states probing whether lenders acquired by the company made risky mortgages to consumers without disclosing their perils.

88. Baltimore’s Wells Fargo Suit Could Affect Memphis -

Lawyers for the city of Baltimore are preparing to reload in their two-year court fight against Wells Fargo over its lending practices in the city.

Baltimore is planning to file a new complaint against the lender after a federal judge last week dismissed the city’s second amended complaint. The city was given until Oct. 22 to try again in its effort to prove Wells broadly discriminated against black borrowers in its mortgage lending.

89. Cargo Numbers Continue to Climb at Memphis International -

Memphis International Airport began its new fiscal year with lower passenger counts but a healthy increase in cargo shipments.

Freight handled at the world’s busiest cargo airport during July surged 8.4 percent – a total of 738.4 million pounds went through the airport compared to 681.2 million pounds a year ago.

90. Wells Fargo Nixes Penalty Interest Rates -

Wells Fargo is getting rid of penalty interest rates on credit cards. These are the higher rates imposed when customers are 60 days late. Customers will be notified of the change in their August statements.

91. Wells Fargo Preservation Workshop in Memphis -

A lender whose practices have been singled out for blame and linked in a lawsuit to the city’s high wave of foreclosures is holding a workshop in Memphis Aug. 7 and 8 for struggling homeowners.

Wells Fargo is inviting mortgage customers having trouble paying their house note to attend a free two-day workshop at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

92. FedEx Wins Award for Best Global Cargo Hub -

Memphis-based air shipping giant FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has won the Institute of Transport Management’s “Best Global Cargo Hub” award for its Memphis World Hub.

93. Restructure Will Close Four Local Wells Fargo Stores -

Wells Fargo & Co.’s decision to shutter a consumer finance division and cut about 30 percent of the unit’s work force will mean cutting or reassigning a little less than 100 of the unit’s employees in Tennessee.

94. Wells Fargo Case Illuminates Brewer’s Passion for Public Interest -

Attorneys often hope for the one big case that sets their practices in motion, but for Webb Brewer the big one has refined the mission of a long, distinguished career.

Brewer of Brewer and Barlow PLC is taking on one of the goliaths of the banking industry, Wells Fargo, with allegations of predatory lending practices aimed at African-Americans in Memphis and Shelby County.

95. Wells Fargo Uses City Initiative To Support Case -

At the end of March, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. unveiled to the Memphis City Council his “City of Choice” initiative, a public sector effort to repair the city’s image and restore its middle class.

96. Passengers Down, Cargo Up at Airport -

While a whistleblower’s claim that one of the airport’s runways is unsafe took center stage at last week’s Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board meeting, the dramatic discussion overshadowed a full slate of resolutions and updates on the most recent passenger and cargo activity at the airport.

97. Treasury Announces Wells Fargo Warrant Auction -

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says it will auction 110.3 million warrants it received from Wells Fargo & Co. as part of its effort to recoup the costs of the $700 billion financial bailout.

98. Wells Fargo Acknowledges Gov't Investigation -

The San Francisco bank Memphis and Shelby County governments sued in December over its lending practices has acknowledged it’s the subject of a probe by “certain government entities” over the same thing.

99. Wells Fargo Adds Local Attorneys -

Wells Fargo, the giant lender Memphis and Shelby County governments have sued over allegedly dubious mortgage lending practices, is building its team of attorneys who will defend the company in a Memphis courtroom.

100. NAACP Drops Mortgage Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo -

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The NAACP is ending its lawsuit against Wells Fargo that alleged the bank was forcing blacks into subprime mortgages while whites with identical qualifications got lower rates.