Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: The Draft, The Greensward-Council Footnote and The Zoo Beatles
- Friday, April 29, 2016
I’ve never watched an NFL draft before Thursday evening’s in which Paxton Lynch, quarterback for the University of Memphis, was drafted by the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos as the 26th pick of the first round.
2. Broncos Draft Paxton Lynch in First Round
- Friday, April 29, 2016
The defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos traded up in Thursday night’s NFL Draft and selected former University of Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch in the first round with the 26th overall pick.
3. Last Word: Pro Day, Hardwood Patios in C-Y and Memphis' Contested Convention
- Thursday, April 07, 2016
It was a windy Pro Day Wednesday at the University of Memphis for Tigers quarterback Paxton Lynch. And if the wind wasn’t for you, you could watch Lynch work out for NFL teams and their representatives on the NFL network.
Don Wade was there to watch in person.
4. Mike Norvell Era Starts with Optimism And a Raise-the-Bar Recruiting Class
- Friday, February 05, 2016
In a few minutes, first-year coach Mike Norvell would be standing behind a lectern providing assembled media a summary of his first recruiting class at the University of Memphis.
“Not a good class,” he would say, “a great class, a home-run-hitting class.”
5. In the Game
- Saturday, January 23, 2016
Way back in the 1990s, perhaps before the Grizzlies and FedExForum were even a twinkle in anyone’s eye, Chris Wallace came to Memphis and The Pyramid for a preseason NBA game featuring Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.
6. 22 Sports Blessings Worth Giving Thanks For
- Thursday, November 26, 2015
Counting the blessings and giving sporting thanks for:
• John Calipari not hiring Keelon Lawson.
• Women who don’t like football but still let their men watch football on Thanksgiving. Y’all get it.
7. Your Fantasy Celebrity Board
- Tuesday, May 12, 2015
If you could have any five celebrities on your nonprofit board, who would you pick?
Visualize yourself as chair of the board of a nonprofit you believe in. Maybe it’s a university, an early childhood education center, a food bank, international research institute or performing arts company. You pick the nonprofit – and the board members!
8. Wade to Lead Southern College of Optometry's Hayes Center
- Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Dr. Lisa Wade has been named director of the Hayes Center for Practice Excellence at Southern College of Optometry, which focuses on teaching business principles to help optometrists succeed in independent practice.
9. Celebrating the Holiday Season in East Tennessee
- Saturday, December 06, 2014
Even ole Ebenezer Scrooge could find something in Knoxville to get him in the holiday spirit.
Area residents have a wide selection of holiday activities including a Clarence Brown Theatre rendition of Scrooge’s Christmas Eve’s nocturnal visitors. Many of the activities are free, but others range in price. Visit the websites for more detailed information, including time, ticket price and availability.
10. Bohannon to Chair Junior Achievement Board
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Morgan Bohannon has been named chairman of the board of director of Junior Achievement of Memphis & the Mid-South Inc. Bohannon, the regional market manager for iHeartMedia, became engaged with Junior Achievement when iHeartMedia sponsored the “Broadcast Center” at JA BizTown in 2012. He joined the board soon thereafter and has been involved ever since.
11. Changing Landscape
- Saturday, July 12, 2014
It’s been confusing from a distance.
The formal groundbreaking for Shelby Farms Park’s $70 million “Heart of the Park” improvements, including an expansion of Patriot Lake, came the same week last month the Memphis City Council voted to delay for one year the city’s portion of funding for the Shelby Farms Parkway.
12. Heart of Park Advances as Shelby Farms Parkway Stalls
- Friday, June 20, 2014
Within the space of a few days this month, the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy formally broke ground on the park’s $70 million Heart of the Park project and then its leaders watched as the Memphis City Council delayed the Shelby Farms Parkway project for a year.
13. Conservancy Wants Guarantees on Shelby Farms Parkway
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy wants to see more work toward agreements about a proposed Shelby Farms parkway, including no big-rig truck traffic, that are its conditions for agreeing to the long-discussed road.
14. Shelby Farms Parkway Hearings Continue
- Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Tennessee transportation officials return Tuesday, Sept. 24, to the topic of a parkway through Shelby Farms Park.
15. Tigers Work to Close Fourth Quarter
- Friday, September 20, 2013
So far, the University of Memphis football team has been in the game come the fourth quarter. But, so far, they’ve been unable to take advantage of that situation in a 28-14 loss here to Duke and in a 17-15 defeat last week at Middle Tennessee State.
16. Bigger Joins TriMetis as Business Development Specialist
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Lauren Bigger has joined preclinical services company TriMetis, a subsidiary of Memphis Bioworks Foundation, as a business development specialist. In her new role, Bigger will work with the operations and scientific teams to drive new projects for the TriMetis specialized laboratory and manage the sales and protocol review processes.
17. South Main’s New Life
- Saturday, March 02, 2013
The history of the South Main Historic Arts District is as colorful as its present-day users, an alternating rhythm of sorts in Memphis’ songbook.
The area has oscillated from its ritzy suburban roots of the 1800s to the industrial era ghost town of the 20th century and now to its current status as Downtown’s flourishing arts and boutique district and the subject of some $100 million in investment. And it’s all due to stakeholders who braved the status quo in distinguishing the southern end of the Central Business District as that funky place with an indescribable vibe.
18. Top White-Collar Crime Prosecutor Getting SEC Job
- Friday, January 25, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will nominate former U.S. attorney Mary Jo White, who built a reputation prosecuting white-collar crimes, to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.
19. Unions Show Muscle, Spent Millions in State Races
- Tuesday, November 20, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – When Maggie Hassan won the New Hampshire governor's race last week, it wasn't just a victory for her fellow Democrats.
20. IP Looks to Future Following Temple-Inland Acquisition
- Wednesday, September 19, 2012
When International Paper Co. moved its headquarters to Memphis in 1987 it was an economic development milestone for Shelby County.
21. Visionary Project
- Thursday, August 23, 2012
The reversal of fate for the blighted Chisca Hotel at the intersection of South Main Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, plagued by passive out-of-town ownership and environmental hazards, was set in motion during a phone call about 18 months ago.
22. US: Budget Deficit to Hit $1.28T, Down Slightly
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal budget deficit will hit $1.28 trillion this year, down slightly from the previous two years, with even bigger savings to come over the next decade, according to congressional projections released Wednesday.
23. Unemployment Rises in More Than Half of US Metros
- Thursday, June 30, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Unemployment rates rose last month in more than half of the nation's largest metro areas, driven higher by weak private-sector hiring and natural disasters.
The unemployment rate increased in 210 metro areas in May, the Labor Department said Wednesday. It fell in 131 cities and remained unchanged in 37. That's a sharp reversal from April, when unemployment rates dropped in more than 90 percent of metro areas.
24. Barnes & Noble Q4 Loss Larger Than Expected
- Wednesday, June 22, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Barnes & Noble reported a larger fourth-quarter loss than analysts expected Tuesday as the bookseller continues to invest in its e-book reader Nook and as liquidation sales by rival Borders hurt its revenue.
25. Morgan Keegan Analysts Honored Nationally
- Friday, May 27, 2011
The stock pickers and corporate earnings estimators at Memphis-based Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. are among the best of the best.
26. Noffsinger Receives Leadership Award
- Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Mike Noffsinger, sales manager for the Memphis location of the RJ Young Co., has received the John T. Crunk Leadership Award, an honor given to an employee who exhibits outstanding leadership traits and performance during the year.
27. ‘Big 3’ Reflect Local Banking Scene
- Monday, February 21, 2011
One of the most famous aphorisms about politics is that all of it is local. Bankers and other inhabitants of the finance world know the same often goes for them too.
In the run-up to the recession, financial services firms like Citigroup and Bank of America raced to gobble each other up and built sprawling financial supermarkets.
28. Chamber Breakfast to Help Businesses ‘Revive and Thrive’
- Monday, January 31, 2011
Jane Applegate, the leading speaker for Bloomberg Television’s “Financial Forum” speaker series, will discuss growth strategies for small businesses at the Greater Memphis Chamber’s first Small Business Council Breakfast of 2011.
29. Pinnacle Performs Well in November
- Thursday, December 09, 2010
Taking advantage of increased holiday travel, Memphis-based Pinnacle Airlines Corp. saw solid passenger activity for its three subsidiaries in November, the company announced Tuesday.
30. One Commerce Investors Get Longer PILOT
- Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. has agreed to tack five years onto the 15-year tax freeze the board awarded to a group of investors that’s buying One Commerce Square and negotiating to bring Pinnacle Airlines Corp. to the Downtown tower.
31. Downtown Touchdown
- Monday, October 11, 2010
Many of the dominoes that fell into place in advance of Pinnacle Airlines Corp. deciding to move its Memphis corporate headquarters to the landmark Downtown tower One Commerce Square happened in the public eye.
- Tuesday, June 08, 2010
The Small Business Chamber will host a breakfast forum titled “Doing Business with City & County Government” Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Guest speakers are Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Joe Ford. Cost is $20.
- Monday, June 07, 2010
The Madison Hotel will host Smoking Up High: High-Class, Low-Key, a monthly rooftop cigar event, Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the rooftop of the hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The event will feature a selection of cigars from the Mix Cigar Emporium, a cash bar and tapas. For reservations, call 333-1224.
34. Inside The Priest Files: Documents reveal 50 years of abuse, cover-ups in Memphis diocese
- Monday, April 12, 2010
John Doe and his family watched 1999 change to the year 2000 in Memphis.
They were visitors to the city, here for a family medical emergency.
Looking back on it seven years later, Doe would remember “mentally trying to see if the world was going to end because everybody was scared something was going to happen.”
35. 2004 Accusation Not Beginning of Local Abuse Claims
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
When an 18-year-old man filed a John Doe lawsuit in Shelby County Circuit Court in 2004 accusing the Rev. Juan Carlos Duran of sexually abusing him four years earlier, it was a milestone.
36. Gov’t Bank Auditors Got Big Bonuses Too
- Friday, March 19, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Banks weren’t the only ones giving big bonuses in the boom years before the worst financial crisis in generations. The government also was handing out millions of dollars to bank regulators, rewarding “superior” work even as an avalanche of risky mortgages helped create the meltdown.
37. Congress: Connections With Toyota
- Thursday, February 25, 2010
Several lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is holding a hearing Wednesday on the Toyota recalls, have Toyota factories and offices in their states or even their districts. A look at some of the automaker's ties:
38. CIT Names Ex-Merrill CEO Thain as Chairman, CEO
- Tuesday, February 09, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - John Thain is getting a second chance.
CIT Group Inc. tapped the former Merrill Lynch CEO to become its chairman and chief executive.
39. Geithner Draws Fire Defending Fed on AIG Bailout
- Thursday, January 28, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats and Republicans alike pummeled U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday over his role in the $180 billion bailout of insurance giant AIG Inc., venting public anger over Wall Street's return to prosperity while unemployment stands at 10 percent.
40. Ford Jr. Makes Tough Bid for Liberal NYers' Affections
- Monday, January 18, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - The last time Harold Ford Jr. ran for the U.S. Senate, he spoke proudly about his pickup truck, his "friend" President George W. Bush, his support for Chief Justice John Roberts and a voting record that "doesn't describe a liberal."
41. Dems, Republicans at Odds over BofA, Merrill Deal
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior House Democrat says the government didn't force Bank of America to take over Merrill Lynch, but a bank board member said much pressure was applied and Republicans charged that a committee inquiry was covering up the role of an Obama administration official.
42. Bailed-Out Companies Detail New Expense Policies
- Tuesday, September 15, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Companies that received billions of dollars of government aid have published policies meant to limit lavish expenses, new rules that follow reports of costly private jets, spa retreats and other corporate excess at firms receiving taxpayer money.
43. Morgan Stanley CEO to Inherit Bank in Transition
- Monday, September 14, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Morgan Stanley's incoming CEO will be facing a drastically different landscape on Wall Street from when John Mack took over in 2005.
44. Logistics Study: While in Good Shape, Memphis Must Stay on Toes
- Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Preliminary findings of the “Memphis Regional Intermodal Infrastructure Assessment” reveal that Memphis is positioned well for the future thanks to a healthy network of transportation assets, but the city also needs to be wary of changing global supply trends that could leave it lagging behind peer cities.
45. BofA Shares Jump after Exec, Hedge Fund Buy Shares
- Friday, August 14, 2009
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Shares of Bank of America shot up Thursday as a new executive at the bank, as well as a prominent hedge-fund manager, decided to place big bets on the company by buying up blocks of shares.
46. Judge Sets Hearing on BofA-SEC Settlement
- Friday, August 07, 2009
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A judge has ordered a hearing on a $33 million proposed settlement between the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Bank of America Corp. over executive bonuses.
47. BofA Pays $33M SEC Fine Over Merrill Bonuses
- Tuesday, August 04, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bank of America Corp. has agreed to pay a $33 million penalty to settle government charges that it misled investors about Merrill Lynch's plans to pay bonuses to its executives, regulators said Monday.
48. Democrat Resists Subpoenaing VIP Mortgage Records
- Monday, August 03, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats have declined to subpoena available records that might reveal whether other members of Congress got discounted VIP mortgages from subprime lender Countrywide Financial Corp. similar to the sweetheart deals given Democratic Sens. Chris Dodd and Kent Conrad.
49. Paulson Defends His Response to Economic Crisis
- Thursday, July 16, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson on Wednesday defended his response to the economic crisis last year as an imperfect, but necessary rescue that spared the U.S. financial market from total collapse.
50. Citigroup Shuffles Executives, Former CFO Leaving
- Friday, July 10, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup Inc. shuffled its top management again Thursday, naming its third chief financial officer of the year and bringing in a new head of its Citibank division as it returns its focus to traditional banking.
51. Convertibles Taking Investors on a Good Ride
- Monday, June 15, 2009
CHICAGO (AP) - Mutual fund billionaire John Calamos fields the question frequently from investors: Just what exactly is a convertible bond?
"People get confused. Are they stocks, are they bonds – what are they?" said Calamos, CEO and chief investment officer of Calamos Investments in Naperville, Ill.
52. Souter Retiring From High Court; Obama Mum
- Monday, May 04, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The news that Justice David Souter is planning to retire set off spirited speculation about a successor Friday, but the man who will appoint the new justice was staying out of it. “No Supreme Court questions,” President Barack Obama told reporters by press time late last week.
53. Bank of America Posts Q1 Profit But Stocks Fall
- Tuesday, April 21, 2009
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America Corp. warned of worsening loan default problems Monday even as it posted a first-quarter profit of $2.81 billion. Investors concerned about the banking industry's health sent financial stocks and the overall market sharply lower.
54. Postal Chief Says Post Office Running Out of Money
- Thursday, March 26, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The post office will run out of money this year unless it gets help, Postmaster General John Potter told Congress on Wednesday as he sought permission to cut delivery to five days a week.
55. BofA Shareholder Looks to Oust CEO From Board
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - A group that owns Bank of America stock is waging a battle to get shareholders to vote against re-electing CEO Ken Lewis and two others to the bank's board of directors.
56. 2 US Pension Funds File to Lead Suit Against BofA
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
SACRAMENTO, California (AP) - Two of the largest U.S. state pension funds are seeking to lead a class action lawsuit against Bank of America Corp., alleging the bank's management "misstated or omitted" important information about Merrill Lynch & Co.'s financial health to shareholders prior to the investment bank's takeover.
57. Judge: Will Rule in Week on Merrill Bonus Case
- Monday, March 16, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - A judge said Friday he will decide within a week whether Bank of America Corp. has to turn over a list of performance bonuses given to the 200 highest paid employees of Merrill Lynch & Co.
58. Merrill Lynch 2008 Loss Revised Higher by $533M
- Thursday, February 26, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Merrill Lynch & Co. disclosed late Tuesday its 2008 losses were about $533 million more than previously reported, according to a regulatory filing.
59. BofA's CEO Lewis Subpoenaed by Cuomo
- Monday, February 23, 2009
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Ken Lewis has received a subpoena from the New York state attorney general's office in connection with Merrill Lynch's payment of employee bonuses before the companies combined on Jan. 1.
60. States Face Competing Priorities For Stimulus Cash
- Tuesday, February 17, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – It may sound like a nice problem for states – figuring out how to spend the billions in infrastructure funding they’ll receive as part of President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus plan.
61. BofA CEO Lewis Says Nationalization is 'Absurd'
- Monday, February 09, 2009
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Ken Lewis capped off a week of defending his bank and his role in it on Friday by firing back against rumors that his company could be in danger of nationalization.
62. BofA's Lewis Faces Board Unhappy with Merrill Deal
- Thursday, January 29, 2009
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bank of America holds a quarterly board of directors meeting at a time of mounting problems in the executive suites.
Chief executive Ken Lewis will be on the hot seat Wednesday as the Charlotte-based bank struggles with its troubled Merrill Lynch & Co. acquisition.
63. No Pink Slips for Bailed-Out Bank Execs
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – They’ve been bailed out, but not kicked out.
At banks receiving federal bailout money, nearly nine out of every 10 of the most senior executives from 2006 are still on the job, according to an Associated Press analysis of regulatory and company documents.
64. NY AG Subpoenas Thain over Merrill Bonuses
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York attorney general on Tuesday issued subpoenas to former Merrill Lynch chief executive John Thain and Bank of America's chief administrative officer, J. Steele Alphin, amid an investigation into bonuses Merrill paid executives just before being sold to Bank of America.
65. Thain Resigns from Bank of America
- Friday, January 23, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street bonuses, a sore point as the government gives billions of dollars in bailout money to the financial industry, have apparently cost former Merrill Lynch & Co. CEO John Thain his new job at Bank of America Corp.
66. Methodist Names Brooks VP of Clinical Operations
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Robert Brooks has been named vice president of clinical operations for Methodist University Hospital.
67. AP Study Finds $1.6B Went to Bailed-Out Bank Execs
- Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Banks that have their hands out in Washington this year were handing out multimillion-dollar rewards to their executives last year.
The 116 banks that so far have received taxpayer dollars to boost them through the economic crisis gave their top tier of executives nearly $1.6 billion in salaries, bonuses and other benefits in 2007, an Associated Press analysis found.
68. Merrill, BofA Shareholders Approve Combination
- Monday, December 08, 2008
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Shareholders of Merrill Lynch & Co. and Bank of America Corp. on Friday approved the investment bank's sale to Bank of America, in a move that will create the nation's largest financial-services firm.
69. Banks to Use Gov't Funds for Lending, Dealmaking
- Tuesday, October 28, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - A number of financial institutions, including Capital One inancial Corp. and SunTrust Banks Inc., have announced they will receive funds under the Treasury Department's capital purchase program.
70. Bush, Paulson Say Economy’s Rebound Will Take Time
- Thursday, October 16, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economy shot warning flares Wednesday that it was still in profound trouble despite the government’s latest financial rescue plan.
Wall Street noticed and shares sank on worries the U.S. was in a recession or soon would be in one. The market for lending between banks – a key gauge of the plan’s effectiveness – remained tight, although there were some signs of improvement.
71. Thain to Remain With BofA After Merrill Deal
- Friday, October 03, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Bank of America Corp. reported Thursday that Merrill Lynch & Co.’s chief executive, John Thain, will take a new position at Bank of America once the bank completes its acquisition of Merrill.
72. Paulson Urges Quick Action on $700B Bailout
- Tuesday, September 23, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Bush administration insisted Sunday that Congress must move quickly to approve what one lawmaker called the “mother of all bailouts” – a $700 billion proposal to buy a mountain of bad mortgage debt in an effort to unfreeze the nation’s credit markets.
73. Morgan Stanley to Sell 20 Percent Stake to Mitsubishi
- Tuesday, September 23, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Investment bank Morgan Stanley reported Monday it signed a letter of intent to sell up to 20 percent of the company to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. If the deal is completed, the price would be based on Morgan Stanley’s book value after Japan’s largest bank completes a due diligence review. The letter of intent signed by both banks is nonbinding.
74. Fed Could Suffer with New Role
- Tuesday, September 23, 2008
The Federal Reserve, responding to the nation's worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, is stepping into its most political role ever - using government funds and its credibility to end the turmoil.
75. McCain Says Fed Should Stop Government Bailouts
- Monday, September 22, 2008
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Republican John McCain said Friday the Federal Reserve needs to stop bailing out failed financial institutions.
The Republican presidential hopeful said the Fed should get back to "its core business of responsibly managing our money supply and inflation" and he laid out several recommendations for stabilizing markets in the financial crisis that has rocked Wall Street and commanded the dialogue in the presidential campaign.
76. Fed, Central Banks Move to Boost Global Confidence
- Friday, September 19, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - The worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression forced the Federal Reserve and central banks in other countries to pump billions of dollars into the world's banking system in an urgent bid to stop further damage.
77. Bank of America Agrees to Buy Merrill for $50B
- Tuesday, September 16, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Bank of America on Monday began adding another slice to its growing financial services empire, buying Merrill Lynch in a $50 billion deal that would create a bank that offers everything from fixed-income trading to credit card lending.
78. Obama Blames Wall St. Crisis on Republican Policy
- Tuesday, September 16, 2008
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Barack Obama said Monday the upheaval on Wall Street was "the most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression" and blamed it on policies that he said Republican rival John McCain supports.
79. Merrill to Sell Troubled Assets, Raise Capital
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Merrill Lynch & Co., in a broad move to clean up its troubled balance sheet, said Monday it will sell a big slice of its toxic asset-backed securities and issue new stock to raise $8.5 billion of fresh capital.
80. Analyst: Lehman Should be Private; Financials Fall
- Tuesday, July 15, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors bailed out of investment bank stocks Monday as concerns about the credit crisis prompted one analyst to call for Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to go private.
Financials such as Merrill Lynch & Co. and Morgan Stanley dropped sharply amid more uncertainty about their fate. The most dramatic drop came from Lehman, which tumbled to a 9-year low on fears it does not have enough capital to stay in business.
81. Former Midtown Grocer Building Gets New Owner, Look
- Tuesday, February 26, 2008
A Midtown building once home to a well-known grocery store and then an antique shop is on the verge of yet another incarnation as its new owners prepare to give it a fresh look.
Memphis-based Lynch and Weddle Holdings GP, whose partners are Richard Lynch and Todd Weddle, Feb. 6 bought the decades-old strip center on the northeast corner of North McLean Boulevard and Madison Avenue for $600,000.
82. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
83. Suspended Animation
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Not long after the details first were unveiled in 2004, the $1.3 billion entertainment and casino-based resort currently planned for Tunica seemed so big that some people regarded it as a pipe dream.
84. Report Says Climate Change Moves Up on Corporate Priority List
- Tuesday, September 25, 2007
NEW YORK (AP) - The world's biggest companies are making climate change a higher priority, in part through more widespread disclosure of carbon emissions, according to an annual report released Monday by a nonprofit group.
85. SEC Probes Books of Wall Street Firms to Determine Their Exposure to Mortgage Turmoil
- Monday, August 13, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is examining major Wall Street banks to determine their vulnerability to home-loan defaults, two people familiar with the accounting inquiry said.
86. Coffee Klatch No More
- Tuesday, June 26, 2007
The owners of the one-room coffee bar and café across the street from Memphis City Hall have heard that mayor Willie Herenton is a fan of their fresh-baked muffins.
They assume the mayor sends someone to fetch him a batch, because they haven't seen much of him. Yet he's one example of the loyal customer base The Daily Grind bistro has cultivated during its six-year run, which comes to an end Friday.
87. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
- Wednesday, February 08, 2006
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly general membership meeting today at 11:15 a.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. "Business Before Lunch" begins at 11:15, followed by the lunch meeting at noon. Cost is $15. Call 853-1949 for reservations.
89. 100 Black Women Coalition Shows How to Fine-Tune Finances
- Monday, February 06, 2006
National Seminars Training presents "How to Motivate, Manage and Lead a Team" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marriott East Hotel, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cost to attend is $199. Call (800) 258-7246 or visit www.nationalseminarstraining.com to register.
90. Archived Article
- Tuesday, August 09, 2005
2670 Frayser Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38127
Cost: $2.5 million
Buyer: J. Paul McNamara and Donna Lynch Ayers, trustees
Seller: CP Rad Tonj LLC
Property: Property at 2670 Frayser Blvd. near Range Line Road.
91. Archived Article: Recap
- Tuesday, May 24, 2005
1535 Appling Care Lane
Sunwest Purchases Two Assisted Care Centers
1535 Appling Care Lane
Cordova, TN 38016
Cost: $4.5 million
Buyer: Cordova Senior Living LLC
Seller: Atria Cordova LP (f/k/a Applingwood Center LP)
92. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously with Lion Heart Award
Goldsmith Honored Posthumously by Youth Villages The late Elias J. E.J. Goldsmith was honored with Youth Villages 5K Lion Heart Award. Goldsmith, who served Goldsmiths stores, his family busine...
93. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, September 17, 2002
The Greater Memphis Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association chapter meeting is 11:30 a
The Greater Memphis Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association chapter meeting is 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Holiday In...
94. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 04, 2002
Timothy J. Miller was elected TBC Corp. vice president and treasurer. He joined TBC as assistant treasurer in 2002. Before joining TBC, Miller was vice president of the national department for First Tennessee National Corp. He earned a ...
95. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 05, 2002
Antonio L Antonio L. Mathews joined the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as an associate. Mathews concentrates his practice in the area of litigation. He earned a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee and a law d...
96. Archived Article: Ncbc P
- Friday, March 15, 2002
Firm streamlines investment process Firm streamlines investment process To enhance efficiency and flexibility, National Commerce Financial Corp. is bringing its investment operations function in-house, and has hired a 30-year operations veteran to l...
97. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, October 29, 2001
Collierville resident and financial consultant John J
Collierville resident and financial consultant John J. Barrios opened Barrios Financial Services at 195 S. Center St. in Collierville. With 19 years in the financial investment industry, Barri...
98. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 07, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Aug. 7-Aug. 13 Aug. 7 Consumer Credit Counseling Service is offering a free seminar on building a budget and the basics of money management, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2158 Union Ave., Suite 400. Fo...
99. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 21, 1998
Sept Sept. 21 The Society of Professional Journalists will meet at noon at the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis. The speaker will be author and screenwriter Elaine Zimmerman. The cost of the buffet luncheon is $10. For more inf...
100. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 19, 1997
Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998 Larry Lewis, president of Lewis Ford, was elected chairman of the board for the Better Business Bureau for 1997-1998. Other elected ...