VOL. 125 | NO. 218 | Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Veteran state representative Ulysses Jones Jr. of Memphis has died.
In a Wall Street Journal article earlier this month about Republican U.S. senators whom the “tea party wants to ambush” in 2012, Bob Corker’s picture was included with that of a few other moderate Republicans.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. pitched the general outline of an eight-year $55 million payout to Memphis City Schools to City Council members Tuesday afternoon.
Memphis-based GTx Inc. completed its public offering of additional stock with help from another major investment by Joseph R. “Pitt” Hyde III.
At the city of Memphis’ request, the Center City Revenue Finance Corp. Tuesday morning decided to issue up to $125 million in bonds to redevelop The Pyramid arena and surrounding Pinch District.
While October’s home sales are down – 21 percent from the same month a year ago – many local real estate agents are ramping up their marketing efforts to increase their customer base.
Twenty-two Memphis employees have lost their jobs as part of a work force reduction by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee to save costs on its subsidiary that contracts with TennCare.
As Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen prepares to leave office at the end of the year, another member of his cabinet has left.
Council member Bill Boyd is favored to become the next City Council chairman when council members vote Tuesday.
Col. Vernie Reichling grew up in a military family, but it wasn’t until he spent a week with his uncle, a colonel in the U.S. Army, at Fort Bragg, N.C., one summer during junior high that Reichling felt his true calling to join up.
Editor’s Note: DiNicolantonio is the West Tennessee area president for Regions Bank.
8165 U.S. Highway 61 N., Millington, TN 38053, Sale Amount: $1.6 million -
Fresno, Calif.-based DPI Group LLC has bought Ryan’s restaurant property at 8165 U.S. Highway 51 North from FIGRYANH LLC for $1.6 million. The deal closed Oct. 15.
It takes more to get a “yes” from a prospect than a strong product with compelling benefits. The psychology behind buying is complex.
The Memphis City Council will meet today at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Grocery store owners William and Esperanza Casco were making enough money to stay current on their mortgage, but when JPMorgan Chase & Co. offered a plan that reduced their payments, they figured they could use the extra cash and signed up.
NEW YORK (AP) – Hoping to drum up support for independent merchants, American Express' CEO said Monday that his company will promote "Small Business Saturday" on the weekend after Thanksgiving.
Retail pump prices are heading back toward their high for the year as Americans map out their plans for Thanksgiving.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. still faces a significant gap in residential broadband use that breaks down along incomes, education levels and other socio-economic factors, even as subscriptions among American households overall grew sevenfold between 2001 and 2009.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. banks are failing at the fastest rate in two decades.
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) – A Monopoly promotion and strong sales of basic menu items such as the Big Mac helped push a key sales figure up 5.6 percent in the U.S. for McDonald's Corp. during October.
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) – Casual dining chain International House of Pancakes LLC is planning to develop more restaurants on college campuses with partner Aramark.
NEW DELHI (AP) – President Barack Obama has sidestepped a question of whether the Federal Reserve may have weakened the value of the dollar by purchasing $600 billion worth of government bonds to aid the economy.
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke defended the Fed's new $600 billion program to aid the economy on Saturday, rejecting concerns that it will spur runaway inflation.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court on Monday seemed divided on whether student doctors are students or employees when it comes to collecting Social Security taxes.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Banks loosened lending standards for small businesses over the past three months but demand for loans remained weak, the Federal Reserve said Monday.