VOL. 123 | NO. 25 | Wednesday, February 6, 2008
One prominent Memphis company was among the 350 from across the country last summer that received letters from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asking for greater detail about executive pay packages.
With hopes of raising its profile and its market share, Katt Worldwide Logistics has launched an advertising campaign that includes the standard magazine placements as well as a different sort of tactic for the industry - billboards.
Steven Howard Smith of Zycron Inc., Tennessee's largest minority-owned information technology services firm, has been chosen as the company's new president.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is about to begin a sort of ecological inventory of the lower Mississippi River, from Cairo, Ill., to New Orleans and including Memphis.
Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU) has launched a second-chance checking program that will target the "unbanked," or people who don't have an account or immigrants who may not be familiar with the American banking system.
A proposal from The Cupboard to display a full-color, LED (light-emitting diode) sign on an existing pole at its Union Avenue restaurant will be considered today at the Center City Commission Design Review Board.
NEW YORK (AP) - As worries about a looming recession and its possible effects on U.S. manufacturers increase, industry groups are promoting a proposed cut to the corporate capital-gains tax as a way to help make U.S. companies more competitive and boost the economy overall.
Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and Republican Mike Huckabee carried Shelby County in Tuesday’s Tennessee presidential primaries.
At least one Memphis City Council member expects changes to the tentative terms of a development agreement between local government and Bass Pro Shops for use of The Pyramid. Meanwhile, the developer of the rival Pyramid Harbor project has made some changes to his plans already.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a $1 billion lawsuit that claims the city of Memphis is stealing Mississippi's water.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A proposal that would expand the Tennessee Tollway Act is moving through the state Legislature.
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones/AP) - U.S. banks have tightened their standards on loans for prime, non-traditional and subprime mortgages, according to a survey released this week.